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Sports legends, a big rooster, and community at the 1st Annual Lunar New Year Celebration No black tie or ball gowns for this fundraiser. Instead, team jerseys, scarves, and jackets reigned supreme as guests mingled with sports legends and raised $200,000 at the inaugural Keiro Northwest Lunar New Year Celebration. The Westin Bellevue buzzed with anticipation over beautiful artwork, luxury vacations, exquisite dining opportunities, sports collectibles, and up-close-andpersonal sports adventures. Jínián jíxiáng (good luck for this Rooster year) and shēntǐ jiànkāng (enjoy good health)! We are ever grateful for all who sponsored, attended, bid, donated,

Sports idol Kazuhiro Sasaki, Seattle Mariners pitcher (2000-2003), shared the love with Sue Tanaka and Haru Nishimura.

and volunteered. Stay tuned for next year’s event. Continued on page 4

Event co-chair Charlene Lee and Mimi Nero toasted the event at the VIP reception.

INSIDE THIS ISSUE Keiro Northwest Spotlight Gary Matsudaira & Lillian Matsudaira

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A glorious 6-foot rooster graced the event and dwarfed everyone but the athletes.

Falls are serious business

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From player to coach

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Family Album

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KEIRO NORTHWEST 2016 BOARD OF DIRECTORS Brenda Handley, President Bill Tashima, Vice President Hideo Suganuma, Secretary Frank Fukui, Treasurer David Hayasaka Jerry Lee Willon Lew Judge Vicki J. Toyohara Mukai Julie Ann Oiye Nicholas Ong Noriko Goto Palmer Ted Tomita Dennis Yamashita Honorary Board Members Janet Deguchi Tomio Moriguchi Tosh Okamoto FINANCE, INVESTMENT, & AUDIT COMMITTEE Bruce Brundige Frank Fukui Brenda Handley Kathy Hasegawa Bill Tashima Ken Yokoyama KEIRO Northwest News Publisher, Editor & Circulation: Darcia Tanabe Layout & Design: Yvonne San Luis Design CONTRIBUTORS Takuya Akiyama, Stewart Aller, Brenda Handley, Jeffrey Hattori, Rich Kent, Stephanie McGuire, Eugene Tagawa, Darcia Tanabe Rehabilitation & Care Center 206.323.7100 NIKKEI MANOR Assisted Living Community 206.726.6460 KOKORO KAI Adult Day Center 206.726.6474 NIKKEI HORIZONS Continuing Education Program 206.726.6469 TRANSPORTATION Services 206.726.6468 CATERING 206.755.3078 Home care 1.855.826.9164 OUR MISSION We empower our Asian community through a continuum of exceptional health care services that are culturally sensitive.

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Dear friends and family, Happy Spring, everyone! We survived the long winter, and I hope you find yourselves walking more as the sun peeks out for a visit from time to time. First, I wish to thank all the kind support given for the first annual Lunar New Year of the Rooster Celebration last February 24. What a wonderful event to kick off the lunar new year! I just returned from Japan for a short business trip. My mother joined me on this excursion, which allowed me more time with family. My uncle in Ichikawa-shi has been under nursing care at home for over a year now. I witnessed what services the community health care programs provide. I was amazed at the service he received on a daily basis, from portable bathtubs to physical therapy and nursing assistance. It made me very comfortable with the care he was getting from the Japanese healthcare system. Eye-witnessing my uncle’s care made me realize that Keiro Northwest is on the right track. That this 5-star facility is moving in the right direction as the baby boomers are at the age of thinking about future healthcare services. Keiro Northwest has started the home care program and continues to grow the menu of services. I am proud to represent this cutting-edge organization that can weave through the various governmental regulations and policies – which directly affect bottom-line results. Keiro Northwest is the place to watch and follow as we lead the industry in healthcare services. Thank you all for your continued support.

Sincerely,

Brenda Handley Board President

Dear Keiro Northwest Family, On behalf of Keiro Northwest (KNW), thank you to all who attended our 1st Annual Lunar New Year Celebration! Thank you so much to our event co-chairs and “Dynamic Duos,” Brenda & Chuck Handley and Charlene & Jerry Lee, and to all of our generous sponsors, donors and guests for making the inaugural event a “Homerun!” I talked with a guest about the honor and challenges of being a caregiver for her 95+ year-old father. I could empathize as a caregiver for my own parents. After the event, she shared how truly overwhelmed she was by the tremendous community support and how everyone was so friendly and nice… in fact, she called me a few days later, just to say how much she was still impressed! It reminded me of how a community can be “caregivers.” With all of you, KNW can and will remain laser focused on being a trusted partner and caregiver, offering a continuum of programs and services that support the health, wellness, and lifestyle journey of our elders that engages their mind, body and spirit! Happy Lunar New Year!

Your CEO,

Jeffrey

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KEIRO NORTHWEST MANAGEMENT TEAM Jeffrey Hattori, CEO 206.726.6500 jhattori@keironw.org Janice Deguchi, COO 206.726.7838 jdeguchi@keironw.org Tina Masuda Draughon, CFO 206.726.6510 tdraughon@keironw.org Rick Takeuchi, Human Resources Director 206.726.6506 rtakeuchi@keironw.org Patty Hiroo Mastrude, Philanthropy Manager 206.726.6523 phiroo@keironw.org

Keiro Northwest Spotlight

Gary Matsudaira & Lillian Matsudaira Gary is a good son. He does a lot to look after his mom, Lillian. Healthy and happy at over 90, she finds joy in the little things, like See’s Candies Café Latte Krispys®, her favorite snack. Gary, his brother, and his sister all do their part with caregiving, but it helps to have support. Lillian attends Kokoro Kai three days a week (Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays), at the Seattle location. “I’d be lost without Kokoro Kai,” according to both Lillian and Gary. She loves to play Sudoku and blackjack, which she usually wins. Lillian sees her sister, Fran, and old friends from way back when. Because she no longer cooks, eating lunch at Kokoro Kai is a treat. Miso soup and ochazuke (green tea over rice) are her favorites. While Lillian is there, Gary gets time to recharge and do his own thing, knowing that his mom is having a good time. Tuesdays are “ride days.” Gary likes to drive, and Lillian likes to go along. They take daytrips all over Washington — Ocean Shores, Yakima, and Vantage, to name just a few destinations. She loves to take in the scenery and trusts Gary to keep her safe. On other days, Lil people-watches at the mall. “I just wanna keep her happy,” Gary said.

Ayame Kai Steak Dinner DINE IN, DRIVE-THRU, or TAKE-OUT!

Saturday, June 3 5-8 p.m. High-quality steaks, grilled to perfection, with homemade tsukemono, rice, and coleslaw Seattle Betsuin Buddhist Temple 1427 S Main St. | Seattle, WA 98144 And more! BAKE SALE | SILENT AUCTION | DOOR PRIZES

Darcia Tanabe, Communications Manager 206.726.6550 dtanabe@keironw.org Ibtissam Davis, Facilities Director 206.726.6558 idavis@keironw.org Randi Saeter, Administrator Keiro Northwest Rehab & Care Center 206.726.6504 rsaeter@keironw.org Emie Cupat, RN, Interim DNS Keiro Northwest Rehab & Care Center 206.726.6538 ecupat@keironw.org Lisa Waisath, Manager Nikkei Manor 206.726.6471 lwaisath@keironw.org Kara Mayeda, Director Home/Community-Based Services 206.588.4669 kmayeda@keironw.org Linda Asami, Community Relations Manager 206.726.6501 lasami@keironw.org Naoko Ulstein, Director Kokoro Kai 206.726.6474 nulstein@keironw.org Ron Higashi, Manager Transportation Services 206.726.6468 rhigashi@keironw.org Ron Youmans, Catering Director 206.726.6520 ryoumans@keironw.org Keiro Northwest News, the official newsletter of Keiro Northwest (formerly Nikkei Concerns), is published four times a year. Nikkei Concerns is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

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Sports legends, a big rooster, and community at the 1st Annual Lunar New Year Celebration

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VIP ticketholders and sponsors indulged in an exclusive VIP reception and mixed with special guests‌ sports legends (like Kaz Sasaki) who put Seattle athletics on the map.

Guests warmed up their bidding energies with a super-silent auction. 24 fantastic items whet appetites with sports collectibles, art, food, and wine.

A fiery and vibrant lion dance kicked off the program. The glittering, shimmering creatures came to life, thanks to the International Lion Dance & Martial Arts Team. Team Leader Tony Au led the giving spirit in the room as the team generously donated their fee to Keiro Northwest.

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Mariners pitcher Kazuhiro Sasaki (who flew in just for this event) and President Chuck Armstrong, Supersonics stars Downtown Fred Brown and Gus Williams, and Seahawks guard Edwin Bailey were our special guests. Friendly and gracious, they made time to sign autographs and pose for photos. It was so exciting to be close to these superstars!


Thank you to all of our sponsors! Diamond Level

Platinum Level AARP Uwajimaya, Inc. Doug’s Auto Centers | Woodburn Co. | Bid cards raised high for the evening’s Fund-A-Need, support for Keiro Northwest’s Rehab services. After two-time patient Elsie Taniguchi’s heartfelt story, Tomoko Matsuno presented a big check for $5000 on behalf of the Ayame Kai Guild (Keiro Northwest’s auxiliary association). Thanks to all for the $40,000 we raised!

Frank & Penny Fukui

Gold Level Aiphone Cigna Consonus Healthcare Marpac Construction LLC Morrison Community Living Sodexo USI Kibble & Prentice

Special thanks to Auctioneer David Silverman encouraged, challenged, and applauded guests to bid high and often. His wit and humor engaged and entertained the audience. Emcees Mimi Gan and Harold Taniguchi brought each auction item to life.

John & Katie Feltz and Phil Dyer & Susan Pierce-Dyer (representing gold sponsors, Cigna and USI Kibble & Prentice, respectively) warmed up for the big event at the VIP reception. We thank all of our sponsors for their generous support.

exclusive airline sponsor of the Lunar New Year Celebration!

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SAVE THE DATE Living Well Health Fair Saturday, October 21 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

This is not your typical health fair! KEIRO NORTHWEST NEWS | Spring 2017

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Events Upcoming Events April 1 Fall Prevention Day May 10 giveBIG 1-day online giving event June 3 Ayame Kai Steak Dinner Keiro residents Yi Chong and Bill Ogasawara pound mochi as one with the Mamiya and Keiro Northwest Families. The Mamiya Family helped us make more mochi memories for the new year (their 30th consecutive appearance!) with their famous mochitsuki.

Happy Lunar New Year! The International Lion Dance & Martial Arts Team brought their magnificent, shimmering, eye-catching creatures come to life with a thrilling performance at Keiro. Jínián jíxiáng (good luck for this Rooster year) and shēntǐ jiànkāng (enjoy good health)!

August 14 Founders’ Golf Benefit October 21 Living Well Health Fair

Tomio Moriguchi (Keiro Northwest co-founder and honorary board member) and Brenda Handley (board president) wish you a very happy new year from Keiro Northwest, at the Board New Year’s Dinner. The latest Guest Chef Luncheon took place after our printing deadline and will be covered in our next issue.

Register Today! Monday, August 14

16th Annual Founders’ Golf Benefit Dinner & Auction Fairwood Golf & Country Club | Renton

Sign up soon, the field fills quickly. keironorthwest.org! 6

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Falls are serious business Falls among older adults are a serious issue. They not only cause pain but can have long-term or dire consequences. If you or someone you love have fallen recently, or you know someone who is at risk of falling, you can help prevent falls. Wearing proper shoes (and not slippers) can make a big difference, but here are other things you can do to minimize falling risk:

Talk with a health professional to identify and treat medical problems.

Get active

Minimize safety hazards

VV Engage in regular physical activity,

VV Identify fall hazards at home

VV Discuss previous falls with a doctor

VV Improve balance, strength, flexibility,

VV Review medications with your doctor

VV Install safety equipment and maintain

either in a class or at home.

your home. VV Slow down, don’t rush.

and endurance.

VV Use caution around outside hazards.

or pharmacist VV Check vision at least once a year

You can prevent falls. Learn more at the Nikkei Horizons Fall Prevention Resource Day, Saturday, April 1, 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. Falls are the #1 cause of injury for people age 65 and older. 1 in 3 older adults fall each year. Statistics courtesy of www.stopfalls.org

FALL PREVENTION RESOURCE DAY From the 2017 NIKKEI HORIZONS LIVING WELL SERIES

Saturday, April 1 10:00-11:30 a.m. Presentation | 11:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Information booths FREE but space is limited. Please pre-register! Keiro Northwest Rehabilitation & Care Center Garden Vista Room 1601 E Yesler Way, Seattle, WA 98122 Keiro Northwest Meals to Go will be available for $10 each Questions? Please contact Nikkei Horizons at nhinfo@keironw.org or 206.726.6469. Made possible by the generous support of: Robert Chinn Foundation and Consonus Healthcare KEIRO NORTHWEST NEWS | Spring 2017

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From player to coach Nicholas Ong is a go-getter and achiever,

focus onto family and community. He

foundation,

and we welcome him to the Keiro

announced, “I’m gonna work for myself,”

providing

Northwest Board of Directors.

which means he will spend time with

the platform

family (especially his daughter, Alyssa),

for Keiro

reconnect with friends, get into shape,

Northwest to

figure out how to enjoy his retirement, and

better serve

give time to community organizations,

our Asian

like Keiro Northwest, and ICHS, where he

community and care for our staff.”

New to the Keiro Northwest Family, Nicholas is a thinker and strategist who follows through on projects with great success. He views crisis as an opportunity and believes “leadership is a lot of

serves on the Foundation Board.

coaching,” at which he excels. A global rock star of the medical technology world, Nicholas has 27+ years of strategic and planning experience. He advanced growth and development at Spacelabs Healthcare in his 12 years there. Prior to Spacelabs, Nicholas served in key executive positions in Blease Medical, GE Healthcare, Datex-Ohmeda, and Steris Corporation, and Beckman Instruments. Recently retired as president of Spacelabs

Wendy Tan and Nicholas Ong at the Keiro Northwest Board New Year’s Dinner

He is eager to meet Keiro Northwest’s

Nicholas feels “fortunate to give,” and we

staff and learn in depth about our

are certainly fortunate to include him in

programs. You may see him on an

the Keiro Northwest Family. As a Board

upcoming Nikkei Horizons tour, at a Keiro

member, Nicholas profess that he needs

Northwest event, or in the community

to mentally transition from “a player” that

promoting Keiro Northwest.

he has been for almost 30 years to become “part of the coaching team” as a member of the Board. He supports growing Keiro Northwest’s presence and further enrich our service offerings. “Advancing our pursuit of greater efficiency and

“Leadership entails not only presenting clear Vision & Goals but also performing as a Coach and Cheerleader at the same time.”

Explore the world with NIKKEI HORIZONS!

Healthcare, Nicholas has turned his laser

Nicholas Ong

effectiveness shall strengthen our

SPRING 2018

The Best of Southern Japan and More! Taketomi Island, Okinawa

European Discovery: Footsteps of the 442nd Roman Colosseum, Italy

Experience the secret of Okinawan longevity and spectacular natural and cultural beauty.

Travel through the heart of Europe, including several sites where brave Nisei soldiers fought in World War II.

ORIENTATION: 6/17, 10 a.m.

ORIENTATION: 4/29, 2 p.m.

2-hour orientations are free, but please register!

Location: Keiro Northwest Rehabilitation & Care Center. Call Nikkei Horizons at 206.726.6469 for more information or find us at keironorthwest.org!

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family album Happy 100th birthday, Tak! Nikkei Manor resident Tak Mitsui celebrated his first century with friends, family, and loved ones.

Keiro residents Tomoko Hayes and Connie Asaka donned Mardi Gras masks and beads to compete head-to-head in an English-style “pancake” race.

Nikkei Horizons Lunch Bunch enthusiasts Kathy Suyama and Mas Tahara offer their mascot, Akira, morsels from Sam Choy’s Poke to the Max restaurant. The man himself, Sam Choy, was there to meet and greet the Bunch! Rehab resident Craig Lee polished off some serious pancakes at the First Hill Lions Pancake Breakfast. Thanks to the generous donors who gave tickets so that all the residents could share in the community spirit and hot pancakes of the day.

Kokoro Kai East participants get in a little mochi making action to celebrate the new year. Mochi is fun to make but even better to munch!

Sports legends, a big rooster, and community at the 1st Annual Lunar New Year Celebration

Wendy Zheng not only won Vintage Exclusive Basketball Collectibles, but Supersonics Downtown Fred Brown and Gus Williams signed a basketball for her right there and then! 17 dazzling live auction packages and experiences triggered soaring hopes and bidding frenzies. Iron Chef Masahiro Morimoto’s private dinner for 12 was a priceless musthave. The Japan Odyssey for Two (Delta One Business Class tickets, two hotel stays, and two Japan Rail passes) took top honors with a staggering $10,000 top bid. Winner Hisako Nakaya will have a great time on her trip!

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Event Co-Chairs Chuck & Brenda Handley and Charlene & Jerry Lee received Year of the Rooster artwork by kiri-e artist Aki Sogabe. This varsity team launched our brand-new event with enthusiasm. They recruited sports icons, procured incredible auction items, sponsored the event, and cheered on the staff and volunteers. Many thanks to them for their ideas, inspiration, attention to detail, and follow-through.

Volunteer Madelyn Korn welcomed Robert and Wendy Sayamoungkhounm to the VIP reception. A team of 70+ volunteers greeted, assisted, set up, broke down, modeled, and added their helping hands and giving hearts to make the event a success.

Dancing after the event encouraged guests to let their hair down and groove to fave tunes and memorable jams. The candy & popcorn bar restored their energy.

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Contributions Volunteers 10/1-12/31/2016 10/1-12/31/2016 Volunteers Terie Akada Helen Akamine Jack Akamine Kim Akimoto Marcia Almassy Claudia Antonika Ayumi Aoki A.C. Arai Kazuko Asano Eric Ashihara Ayame Kai Guild Genei Azama Beacon Carolers Marigrace Becker Victoria Binuya Yasuko Blachman Linda Briggs Minako Brunelle Bush School Kathy Carmichael Yaeko Cella Matt Chan Dorothy Chen Chin-Teng Chen James Chen Benjamin Chew Yuki Chikamura Chinese Southern Baptist Church Janine Chinn Edwina Choung Sam Chowning Seunghye Clara Chung Yoshiko Dahl Noriko Davis Janice Dawson Elizabeth Daza Janice Divina Kazumi Dixon Yoshie Dodobara Rebecca Durham Ensemble of Angels Faith Bible Church Katherine Fry Masako Fry Naoko Fujii Nina Fujimura Sue Fujino Etsuko Fujishima Jerry Fujita Bob Fukano Keiko Fukuda Carla Furukawa Nanci Gardner Yu-San Gartz Dr. Alicia Gonzรกlez Jay Grinols Tina Hall Soojeong Han Peggy Hanada Brenda Handley

David Hayasaka Lillian Hayashi Toshiko Hayashi John Hayatsu Nancy Hayatsu Joey Hendrickson Karen Henley Ed Hidano Takako Hirai Bobby Hiraki Yuki Hiraki Michi Hirata Chiaki Hirate Takako Homma Yuka Honda Lillian Horita Meghan Horn Cathy Hughson Qing (Vicky) Hui Hula 'Ohana O Ke'alaileiha'aha'a Lancy Hung Carole Ideta Aiko Ii Miyo Ike Deanna Ikegami Hiro Imoto Yuta Inoue Betty Inouye Sandy Ishihara Yuko Ishimaru Arlene Iwai John Iwai Cindy Jaffe Daniel Jo Chifumi Junior Linda Kadowaki Shiz Kaku Gail Kaminishi Dale Kaneko Eileen Kanemoto Malcolm Kanemoto Suzanne Kanetomi Hatsumi Kato Lillian Kato Gloria Kawabori Isamu Kawabori Beth Kawahara Bill Kawahara Yukako Kawai Kristin Kawaoka Yumiko Kayukawa Akiko Ketron Bradley Kim Doehee Lee Kim Frank Kiuchi Eric Kobashigawa Koko (Fukuko) Kobayashi Yoshiko Komura Pat Kono Korean Peace Presbyterian Church

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Korean Seventh-Day Adventist Church Sara Kosugi George Kozu Mary Kozu Hitomi Kuefler Kimie Kuramoto Ken Kurata Sachi Kusachi Yuko Kusakabe Akiko Kusunose Jessica Latimer Gayle Lee Hyun Lee Jeong In Lee Jerry Lee Julie Leiendecker Mark Levy Will Lew Don Logerwell Pat Norikane Logerwell Jackie Lum Victoria Lum Tiffany Luong Michelle Ly Roland Ma May Macnab Shuhei Maekawa Mamiya Family Kuniko Mancini Jeri Mar Joe Matsudaira Louise Matsumoto Kuniko Matsumura Kathy Matsuura Kathy Mayeda-Chase Nancy Mayeno Meito Shodo Kai Calligraphy Association Yoko Melrose Carolina Mendenilla MG2 MJ Mitoma Miyuki Mitsumoto Megumi Miyajima Chris Miyake Milan Miyamoto Kazuki Miyasato Richard Miyauchi Roger Mizumori Betty Mochizuki Edward Moore Tyler Morihiro Miki Morimoto Gail Mukai Misao Nagai Junior Nagaki Richard Nagaoka Kayoko Nakajima Janice Nakamura Kent Nakamura Kiyoko Nakanishi Ayako Narita

Charlene Neuss Thao Ngo Erika L.S. Nicks Mary Nishida Harry Nishimoto David Nishimura Frank Nishimura Haru Nishimura Ron Nobuyama Rattana Noeun Kao Nomura North American Korean Mission Church Kaoru Nukui Hyonchu O Dr. Danika Odama Bill Ogasawara Julie Ann Oiye Mitsuko Okada Naomi Okai Jerry Okubo Sharon Okubo Liz Olschefski Akiko Osawa Aya Osias Sunkie Oye Jessica Pavilanis Betty Ann Polson Rain Drop Choir Rainbow Chorus Yoko Reed Nobuko Relnick Mineko Remillard Junko Riehl Miyoko Rokumoto Kay Rowry George Saito Irene Saito Yoko Sakagami Dawn Sakaguchi-Tang Fred Sakura Junko Sarausad Hana Sato Hideko Sato Keiko Toulegenova Sato Yoko Sato Kiyo Sawa Yoko Sawano Naomi Schneider Seattle Betsuin Buddhist Church Seattle Japanese Community Service Seattle Koyasan Buddhist Church Seattle Nichiren Buddhist Church Sonoe Seiber Kayo Seino Joan Seko Raymond Sera Naomi Sheller Grace Shibayama Jim Shibayama

Mary Shigaya Meri Shimada Cho Shimizu Yoko Shimizu Masami Shimizu-Albergine Michiko Shinoda Skully Serves Marcia Sohns Solve for (X) School Seung Hye Song Song of Hope Komayo Spahr St. Andrew Korean Catholic Church St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church George Suetsugu Hideo Suganuma Sachiko Sugimoto Gina Suguro Makiko Sumner Yuriko Sunuwar Kathy Suyama Hideko Tachibana Eugene Tagawa Barbara Taira Kinji Takahashi Kosuke Takahashi May Takahashi Kuniko Takamura Claire Takemura Nancy Tamanaha Libby Tamura Bill Tashima Makiko Taya Junko Taylor Midori Kono Thiel Nobuko Thiesen Blake Thompson Shox Tokita Dolly Tokunaga Tosh Tokunaga Ted Tomita Michi Toyohara Michiko Toyoshima Alisa Tran Anh Tran Tulalip Church of God Tzu-Chi Foundation U I Singers UCDS Uguisu Kai Momoe Unoshima Shinta Unoshima Janice Urano Neill Urano Vietnamese Martyrs Parish Trung Vo Suh Jiuan Vogel Voice Library in Japanese Pat Wakazuru Changyi Wang Asumi Wantz


Thank you For Thank Making youEvery to all Day of our the volunteers! Best Day! Joe Watanabe Keiko Watanabe Kerry Watanabe Yoko Weaver Betty Hiroo Williamson Min-Min Wong Ed Yakushijin Ida Yakushijin Maxine Yakushijin Patsy Yamada Teresa Yamada Fujie Yamasaki Kristina Yamashita Tomoko Yamazaki Jeannie Yee Ken Yokota Fuyo Yoshida Naomi Yoshida Ruth Yoshida David Yoshino Gloria Yoshino Living Well Health Fair alpha Kappa Delta Phi Pedro Anton II Shinya Asami Asian American Christian Fellowship B.U.G.S. Sarah Baker Jerilyn Ballena Sayuri Barritt Bellevue College Boeing Asian American Professional Association Jeremie Bongondo Yuri Brockett Tricia Bui Bi Hoa Caldwell Carly Cheng Jeff Chinn Coach Lisa Stuebing Chris Cocklin-Ray John Delepena Stella Ding Janice Divina Lily Eng Mukaba Francois Sana Ghrabaghian Alessandra Gonzales Dr. Alicia Gonzalez Toshiko Hasegawa Lillian Hayashi Liam Heng Mitsuki Hidaka Miya Hirooka Kim Huyen Ho Dan Hoang

Joseph Hoang Jenny Hones Irene Hsiao Minh Huynh Shaun Ino Derek Inouye International Cross Cultural Committee Cindy Jaffe Japanese American Citizens League Kana Johnson Kaho Kawauchi Jenifer Kimura Elaine Kitamura Frank Kiuchi Chihiro Kobayashi Kanako Koizumi Saho Kondo Fumie Kumagai Ken Kurata Takayoshi Kuwahara Shane Kwon Gabriel Kwong Priscilla Kwong Carly La Hanh Le Kenny Le Lizzie Le Bryan Lee Jialin Lee Kristin Lee Linda Lee Saimon Lee Raymond Li Wendy Li Lily Liao Jason Liu Momoko Maeda Naruhito Maida Sucharna Milligan Ayumi Mitsuhashi Mao Miyoshi Paul Molinier Edward Moore Frank Mukaba Tram Muti Sunnie Nagai National Association of Asian American Professionals National Charity League Evergreen Chapter Thu Ngo Calvin Nguyen Cuong Nguyen Eddie Nguyen Grace Nguyen Kim Nguyen

Russell Nishimura Ron Nobuyama Ha Jung Nolte Stephanie Nomura-Henley Patrick Nono Zhanar Ospanova Christine Pham Nina Pham Sandy Pham Matthew Phan-Nguyen Phillip Quach Mineko Remillard Moe Saito Jeff Saul Raymond Sera Mary Shih Neil Shiosaki Takako Shiozaki Ivy Suzuki-Jaecks Joanne Swanson Hide Tachibana Eugene Tagawa Andy Taing Yuri Takagi Nancy Tamanaha Haruka Tanaka Bill Tashima Victoria Tjok Trajal Hospitality College Anthony Tran David Tran David Trinh Anthony Truong Brian Truong Jade Truong Melissa Truong Peter Tsai Demi Tu Kyosuke Ubata Junko "Coco" Valle Vietnamese Martyrs Parish Mayu Watanabe Diana Wong Louise Wright Tracy Wu David Yamada Jayden Yamada Maho Yamada Sayaka Yamane Angela Yang Rana Yavarzadeh Jeannie Yee Gloria Yu Olga Zeng Michelle Zhang Dewei Zou

Our apologies for any errors. Please contact Megumi Sherrill at 206.726.7830 with corrections.

Contributions 10/1-12/31/2016 MEMORIALS

PFC John M. Borero Jon and Deborah Demello

KEIRO GARDEN

Ching Ha Chan Don Chan

Jim Akizuki Toshiko Suguro Benny and Gale Wong Frank Fujii Neill and Janice Urano Wayne Fujii Anonymous Toshiko Kunishige Jessie Hashimoto Hiroshi and Rose Oyama Ed Oyama Kenji and Haruko Yamada Robert and Eileen Iguchi GENERAL Tazu Abe Miyo Kanda Sei Adachi Yoko Adachi Jimmy Akizuki Steve Hasegawa Mickey and Yoshie Hiroo, Patty Hiroo Mastrude Jeannie Kamihara Miye Kawata Brad Kojima and Esther Kojima Carolyn Kunihiro Tom and Kimie Kuramoto Louise Matsumoto Rich and Lorri Munekiyo Dick and Mimi Pangallo David and Gina Suguro Sue Yoshiyama Sumie Akizuki Mae Deguchi Miyuki Hanada Michi Hirata Carolyn Kunihiro Patty Hiroo Mastrude Fran Shintaku Kazi Tanouye Jeff and Susie Yamane Sue Yoshiyama Murray Akutagawa Miyako Akutagawa All Past Relatives Taeko Poltz Ruby Aoyama David and Karen Aoyama Hanako Aramaki Rod and Angela Furukawa Matsuye Aramaki The Moriguchi Family Augie Aratani Anonymous Shizuko Arima Carolyn Nakamura

Se Git Chan Kwok Wong and Moo Lee Chan Keishi Echigo Carole Ideta Arlene Kadoshima Kinji and May Takahashi Sachiko Fitzpatrick Jill Hashimoto Sou Ying Fong Linwena Eng Shiro and Teruko Fujihira Joy Fujihira Frank “Shobo� Fujii John and Lisa Duff Jeffrey Hattori Carole Ideta Fran Kato Lillian Kato Bill and Beth Kawahara Pat Kono Patty Hiroo Mastrude Pat Nakamura Kinko Nomura Arlene Oki Jack M. Sameshima Bob Seko Steve and Linda Suzaka Bradley and Diane Wong Ed and Maxine Yakushijin Ben Yorita Saibo and Phyllis Fujii Anonymous Yoshito and Yukiko Fujii Mark Mano and Lisa White Gene and Mary Fujita Anonymous Yasuko Fukano Hank and Rose Fukano Michael and Sari Fukano Mas Fukuhara Terie Akada Frank and Ruth Chin Ted and Janice Divina Steve Finley Toshikatsu and Bonnie Fujii Curtis and Nancy Fukuhara Charles Furukawa Valerie Gramaje and the Gramaje Family Mickey and Yoshie Hiroo, Patty Hiroo Mastrude Duane and Sharyl Kamihara Fumi Kaseguma Lillian Kato Jeni Nakamura Sharon Tomiko Santos

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Contributions 10/1-12/31/2016 John and Polly Shigaki Roy and Kazumi Shimizu James Takano George and Misuzu Tanonaka Massie Tomita Peter and Joyce Tsai Machiko Wada Dave and Gloria Yoshino Maki Hada Chiaki Hada Roy Hada Chiaki Hada Stanley Hada Chiaki Hada Joe Hamanaka Yoko Hamanaka Gladys Hamano Katharine Kato Jerry and Sharon Okubo Grace Hamano Katharine Kato Jerry and Sharon Okubo Satoko Hamasaki Pablo and Kris Lambinicio Michihiko Handa Dan Handa Robert and Minnie Handa Dan Handa Hiroko Hasegawa Kathy Hasegawa Jeff and Susie Yamane Jim Hasegawa Kathy Hasegawa Steve Hasegawa Jeff and Susie Yamane George Hashimoto Joe and Diana Ohashi Hank and Shizuko Hashimoto Mark and Lori Hashimoto Sakukichi and Chiyoko Hayase Sadako Houghten George and Toyo Hayashi Ken Hayashi Neal Hayashida Julie Ann Oiye and Randall Asplund Ruth Hayatsu John and Nancy Hayatsu Kiyoko and John Hendrickson The Dave Sao Family Frank and Teresa Hidaka Joanne Hidaka and Ben Niedermeyer Paul and MJ Patterson Rachel Hidaka Jill Hashimoto Fran Kato

Katsuma Higo Ruth Yoshino

Sue Kitasako Kay Hashimoto Tomio and Jenny Li Moriguchi

Joe and Irene Hirota Ed and Deanna Hirota

Glen Kiyonaga Richard and Joy Kato

Misae Honda Randle Inouye

Kazuko Cassandra Ko Thomas and Charlene Ko Kristin Rozansky and the Rozansky Family

The Moriguchi Family

Hideo and Shiz Hoshide Bob and Lorraine Hoshide Fumi Hyatt Jon and Janet Hudspeth Shizuko Ichikawa Stan and Pilar Ichikawa Roy and Chieko Iguchi Robert and Eileen Iguchi Umajiro and Shigeko Imanishi Nob and Hats Kawada Howard Inouye Jim and Grace Shibayama Nobu Ishida Gene and Lori Nishimatsu Nobi and Kimi Ishii Murray and Marji Mar Kichisaburo Ishimitsu Kich and Bobbi Ishimitsu Roy and Fumiko Penni Ishino Craig Ishino Yoshiye Iwamura Mickey and Yoshie Hiroo, Patty Hiroo Mastrude Roger and Saki Shimizu Harry and Ruth Iwata Ray Iwata and Margaret Gartrelle Tim Joyner JKU Foundation Debbie Kusaka Wendy Joyner Sumi Joyner Harry Kadoshima Rachel and Faith Kadoshima Satoshi “Sugar” Kaku Candyce Hudson Sam Kanda Kiyo Scott Kito Kaneta Dianne Yatsu Yoshio and Toshiko Katayama Ken Katayama and Shirlee Tsuchida-Katayama Catherine and Makie Kawahara Neva Lee Tom Kawahara Neva Lee Henry and Imelda Kiga Drew and Hana Kiga

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George Kobayashi Anonymous Frances Kobayashi Fred Kondo Judge C. Kimi Kondo Nobuo and Alice Kondo Calvin and Lorraine Hoshibata Emiko Kouchi Miriam Jue Kikuno Kouchi Miriam Jue Nob and Mary Koura Carole Kubota Mike Kubo June Kubo and the Kubo Family Haruo “Ham” Kumasaka Roland and Bernadette Kumasaka Bill and Mitzi Kunitsugu Bud Goodrow Marian Kurosu Robert and Bettie Okura Jean Kusumoto Dave Kusumoto Margaret Lawson Geraldine and Richard Banigan Kum Sun Lee BJ Kim Yoko Lee Sumie Akizuki Mae Deguchi Jacquelyn Maruhashi James Locke Victoria Terao Que Thi Luu Sally Cambre Ida Mar Yoshie Hiroo and Patty Hiroo Mastrude Hisaichi and Mary Maruhashi Becky and Bryan Maruhashi Min and Hana Masuda Tina Masuda Draughon Kazuko Masunaga Fumi Masunaga Frances Matsumoto Alvin and Marianne Matsumoto

Sekio Matsumoto Louise Matsumoto

Chieko Namba Marian Asaba

Yoshie Matsunaga Keiko Yanagihara

Asako Nishi Lisa and Stuart Harris

Winifred McCabe Calvin and Gloria Kunimoto

Kinko Nishimura Forest Spencer, Inc. – Yuki Mizuta and Hiromi Nishimura

Tuk Mikami Bainbridge Island ACE Hardware – Steve and Becky Mikami Yo Yo Mikami Bainbridge Island ACE Hardware – Steve and Becky Mikami Jean Ishii Louise Ono and Nate Nouchi Elaine Yoshida and Pauline Yoshida Taiji Miyamoto Mickey and Yoshie Hiroo, Lisa Kunihiro, and Patty Hiroo Mastrude Fran Shintaku Jim and Aiko Mizuki Russ Dondero and Ann Furukawa-Dondero W. Hasegawa Yoshito Mizuta Forest Spencer, Inc. – Yuki Mizuta, Hiromi Nishimura Lovett Moriguchi Bertram Yasui Sadako Moriguchi Koji and Tomoko Matsuno Chester Murakami Dick and Lynne Croft Tama Murotani-Inaba Tina Masuda Draughon Yei Naganawa Toshio Naganawa Tokuye Nagasugi Paul Nakashima Katie Nakagawa John and Nancy Hayatsu Roy and Rika Nakagawa Kiyo Scott Kazuo and Sawako Nakano Harvey and Rikki Nakano Tsuruko Nakano Jerry and Sharon Okubo Emma Nakashima Pat Nakashima Juliette Nakashima Anonymous Tomi Nakashima Teresa Nakashima Bradley Nakatani Sharon Yorita Bob and Yoshiko Nakatsu Lisa Nakatsu Russ and Beth Nakatsu

Paul Nishimura Forest Spencer, Inc. – Yuki Mizuta and Hiromi Nishimura Kengo and Yoshi Nogaki Kathleen Nogaki Spector and Lou Anne Nogaki Rae and Noboru “Tubby” Nomura Suzuye, Michael, Cindy and David Nomura Ayako and Hideo Noro Robert Kobayashi and Betty Noro-Kobayashi Julie Sharp Hideyo Ochi Hiroko Goda Nobuko Oiye Julie Ann Oiye and Randall Asplund Toshifusa Oiye Susan Nakagawa and Martin Oiye Julie Ann Oiye and Randall Asplund John I. and Matsuno Okada John C. Okada Harry Okazaki Yasunori and Ritsuko Kawahara Sachi Okazaki Charlene Ishida Yasunori and Ritsuko Kawahara Josh and Carol Suehiro Kiyoko June Ono Wesley Ono and Mary MacKenzie James Osawa Allison Akahoshi Susan Calvert and Starr Calvert, Jr. The Mickey Hiroo Family Amy Kobayashi Mark and Eileen Lamphere Wm. Russell and Bonnie Marable Tsune Mizuki Teruko Nakamichi and Family Kenji and Irene Nakamura The Family of Jim Osawa – Gracie Hikida, Gloria Fujii, Nancy Adachi-Osawa, Ken Osawa Ray and Julia Otani Bob Seko


Thank you For Making Every Day the Best Day! Ada and John Sheen Betty Hiroo Williamson Ruth Yoshino

Dr. Ruby Inouye Shu Lloyd Inouye Geraldine Shu

Masao and Beulah Sakagami Ron and Vivian Yorita

Nellie Sing Mayland Jew

Paul Sakaguchi Mickey and Yoshie Hiroo, Patty Hiroo Mastrude Mari Ohara

George and Sumiko Suda Ben and Martha Ohashi

Mineko Sakamoto Pat Nakashima Miyoko Sakamoto Carolyn Kunihiro Cheryl Sakura Diane Funai Eric Kato Howard and Sharon Kurio Louise Matsumoto Fred Sakura Libby Tamura Krista Wittman and Sean Moore Karen Yanagida Lillian Sameshima Brian Ito and Lori Sameshima John Sato Mae and Quinn Chin Carrol Loehrer Victor Loehrer Sani Maekawa Patty Hiroo Mastrude Joice Masuda Ed Muneta Mutual Fish Company, Inc. Ted Nakamura Terry Nakano Ray and Julia Otani Helen Saito Bob Seko Randy and Cheryl Tada Rich and Susan Tada Wendy Tada and Timothy Ragen Shuzo and Alice Takeuchi Bill Tashima and Chris Bentley Victoria Terao Ed and Maxine Yakushijin Harry Yoshimura Laura Shabro Chiaki Hada Kiyoshi and Fujie Shimono Terry and Judy Shimono MaryAnn Shimono Terry and Judy Shimono Yuji Shimono Terry and Judy Shimono Joseph and Margaret Shoji Stephen Shoji Dr. Evan Shu Geraldine Shu

Ruth Sumida Dave Kusumoto Nobi Suyama Kathy Suyama Frank Suzaka Anonymous George and Mikayo Suzuki Steve and Karen Kozu Mr. and Mrs. Frank Takahara Louise Matsumoto Shigeno Takaki Miriam Jue Sojiro Takamura Frieda Takamura Haruko Takei Reiko Shimono Rikizo and Toshiko Takei Carolyn Takei June Takeshita Carole Ideta Shelley and Doug Martinson The Norlen Family Robert and Susan Okazaki Kinji and May Takahashi Nancy and Brian Tamashiro The Wasson Family Melissa Wilson Shane Wilson Robert “Sub” Takeuchi Danny and Yoshi Mio Noboru Taki Bob and Lorraine Hoshide The Moriguchi Family Takako Taki Bob and Lorraine Hoshide Hank Tamada Susan Iwata Nobuichi Tanaka Sue and Warren Wong Diane Taniguchi Anonymous Patty Hiroo Mastrude Elaine Yoshida and Pauline Yoshida Elmer and Masako Tazuma Laurie Tazuma Kay and Dorothy Teramura Gayle Teramura and Roger Terriere Tomi Terao Suzuye, Michael, Cindy and David Nomura Victoria Terao

Haruko Ann Tokita Yuzo and Lilly Tokita Tama Tokuda Stan and Pilar Ichikawa Jun and Flo Tomita Jill Hashimoto Ketch Toyohara Ben and Martha Ohashi Julie Ann Oiye Mitsi Toyohara Irene Fujitomi and Michael Nishiyama Tom Tsubota Liane Tsubota and Philip Lecato Reiko Tsubota Isao “Sun” Tsujii Kim Fukuda Janet Tsujii Kerrie Tsujii Mike Usui Jerry and Diane Tokugawa Lilly Uyeda Jean Deguchi Mae Deguchi Dwight Funai Mary Furuta Helen Gota Audrie Hayes Albert and Susan Hideshima Bobby and Yuki Hiraki Mary Hirata Linda Ishimitsu Jeannie Kamihara Miyoko Kaneta Bill and Beth Kawahara George and Lillian Kiuchi Miyoko Kodama Marayart Mark Patty Hiroo Mastrude Louise Matsumoto Thomas and Tomoko Matsumoto Yosh and Sue Nakagawa Hiro and Dorothy Nishimura Ruth Omuro Natalie Hayashida Ong and Albert Ong John and Polly Shigaki Mary Shigaya Michael and Eileen Spong Carol Suehiro Donald and Yaeko Suyetani Victor and Lilly Takemoto Masako Tanaka Peggy Tanemura Stan and Mary Tsujikawa Al and Mitch Uyeno Yeanna Woo Shirlee Yoda Elaine Yoshida and Pauline Yoshida

Contributions 10/1-12/31/2016 James and Eileen Yoshida

50th Anniversary

Fumi Uyeji Patty Hiroo Mastrude, Jon, Alysse Mastrude Tosh and Dolly Tokunaga

Larry and Kiyomi Fujita Calvin, Gloria, Chad, and Bryce Kunimoto

Tsuneye Wada Tad and Fran Wada Linda Wong Roberta Cleland Nin Yee Wong Carol Ho and Family Carl and Whitnie Narcisse Doug and Lori Pang James Wong The Wong-Godfrey Family Bob Yokobe and Liz Wong Ling Hing Wong Ma Kwok Wong and Moo Lee Chan Yoshi Yabe Masako Laverdure Toshiko Yakushijin Mieko Naruo Kenji and Haruko Yamada Ken and Bea Saito Michiko Yamada Carl and Pat Yamada Mary Yamamoto Joy and Jim Nakata Bobby Yasunobu Anonymous Janet Yorita Ron and Vivian Yorita Matt and Taye Yorita Sharon Yorita Akemi Yoshida Richard Yoshida John Yoshida John Pearson and Gerry Tanagi Edward and Lillian Yoshino Dave and Gloria Yoshino Kan-Ching Yung Veronica Tsang Wai and Margaret Yung

TRIBUTES KEIRO GARDEN In Honor of Carole Kubota Gerri Furuta GENERAL 64th Anniversary Mickey and Yoshie Hiroo Jim and Sally Shoji Tosh and Dolly Tokunaga Betty Hiroo Williamson

Bill and Beth Kawahara George and Lillian Kiuchi Charles and Mary Matsumoto Wedding Patti Takizawa and Mike Tam Michael Cerney and Herna Safitri Cathy Decater Brian and Marie Ishii Samson and Lisa Ng Van Oler Kellie Pham Spencer and Linda Shiroma Kiyo Takashima Susanna Tam and James Barclay Daniel and Liane Truong 95th Birthday Anne Nogaki Kathleen Nogaki Spector and Lou Anne Nogaki 90th Birthday Tosh Okamoto Thomas Lane and Susan Okamoto Lane Craig and Sheila Omoto 88th Birthday Rosie Kato Katie Komoto 80th Birthday Elsie Taniguchi Arlene Oki Esther Onishi Naoko Takagi Sue Tanaka Ted and Aki Taniguchi Birthday Miyoko Kaneta Dianne Yatsu In Honor of Sakae Aoyama David and Karen Aoyama Sue Fujino George and Mary Kozu Suzanne Gollhofer Carmen Tsuboi Chan Jeffrey Hattori Lilly Kato Devi Lally Tsuboi Family Mickey and Yoshie Hiroo Lisa Kunihiro Toshiko Isomura Jason Isomura Yukiko Iwai Anonymous

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Contributions 10/1-12/31/2016 Keiro Northwest Naomi Anderson Shizue Kikuchi Shelley Kikuchi Kokoro Kai Junior Nagaki and Janice Nakamura Patty Hiroo Mastrude Devi Lally Junior Nagaki and Janice Nakamura Joy Barker Eileen Okada Dennis and Susan Okamoto Ron Takemura and Sharon Sakamoto Susan Nakagawa and Martin Oiye Hank and Susan Anderson Quyen Nguyen Anonymous Nikkei Horizons Ed and Maxine Yakushijin Frank A. Tsuboi Carmen Tsuboi Chan Ed and Maxine Yakushijin Darrell and Sally Weslander Yoshiko Yoshida June and Gary Pankiewicz Catherine Yoshikawa Thomas Yoshikawa In Appreciation of Keiro Northwest Julie Ann Oiye Keiro Northwest Rehab & Care Center Kiyo Scott Kara Mayeda, Mark, Sonia, and Jake Forest Spencer, Inc. – Hiromi Nishimura

GENERAL Keiro Garden Lorraine Blackler Sachiko Nakano Mark and Sandra Sumi Chisako Tsujino-Wells Employee Recognition Fund – Keiro Northwest Naomi Anderson Mae and Quinn Chin Roy Nishiyori Employee Recognition Fund – Keiro Northwest Rehab & Care Center Anonymous Employee Recognition Fund – Nikkei Manor Anonymous Jason and Mabel Chiu

Mickey and Yoshie Hiroo Hajime Nakashima Hiro and Dorothy Nishimura Naomi Nomura-Barry Tosh and Toshi Okamoto Masako Sako and Family Celia Sekijima Larry and Karlyne Sera Fumi Taniguchi Mark and Leila Uomoto Roy Williams and Kathleen Okazaki General Donations Anonymous (14) Jim Akita Marcia Almassy Mikiko Amagai Amazon Smile Kevin and Annette Aratani Hiroshi Asano Courtney Chinn and Grace Chen Mary Coe Kayoko Conine Kathleen Conner and Steve Butler Keiko and David Davis Ted and Janice Divina Carter and Linda Fjeld Fred Meyer Community Rewards Program Minoru and Aiko Fujii Craig and Wei-Jayne Fujimoto Wil and Jean Fujimoto Ted Fujioka Etsuko Fujishima Frank Fujita Gloria Hara Reiko Hara Craig Hashimoto Bob Hirotaka and Wendy Jacobson-Hirotaka Andrew and Heather Hofmeister Kiyoaky Hori and Patricia Palms David Horita and Traci Porter Paul Ikeda Sumi Ikeda Jane Inaba Betty Inouye Melvin and Patti Inui Brian and Marie Ishii Aki and Jena Itami Japanese Baptist Church Art Kageyama Morris Kanekuni Shohei Karibe Mary Katayama M. T. and Chizuko Katsumoto Miyoko Kitayama Fukuko Kobayashi Ayako Koczur Vincent Koike

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Shig and Yuri Kozu Kikue Kubota Linda Kumasaka Anna Kurata Ronald Kuse Mae Laigo Tzu Lin Roland Ma Roderick S. Mar DDS Bobby Masumoto Thomas and Tomoko Matsumoto Miyake Family Charitable Grants Tom Morio Robert and Judy Motoyama Haruko Nagaishi Suanne and Wes Nagata Takenori Nakagami Alex and Pauline Nakamura Mat Nakamura Jan Nakamura-Keltner H. Ray and Chiyo Nakanishi Isaac and Lensey Namioka Haru and Frank Nishimura Ken Norikane Louise Oda Tom and Michi Ohtani Joy Okazaki and Michael Johnson Kathy Onishi Barry and Yvonne Onouye Koichi and Hiroko Ota Pacific Medical Centers Retired Letter Carriers Club Yaeko and Prasit Rojnuckarin Herbert Saito Bill Sakaguchi Fred Sakura Frank and June Sato John Y. and Reiko E. Sato Foundation Eddie and Linda Shimizu Tom and Ako Shimozato Ed Suguro Tai Tung Restaurant Yasufumi and Naoko Tajima Lloyd and Joan Takasugi Fred Takemoto Tom and Mitsy Takeoka Todd Taketa Louise Kashino Takisaki Ted and Martha Tamaki Nancy Tanaka Peggy Tanemura Truong Tang and Annie Harlan Masuko Caroline Taniguchi Bill Tashima and Chris Bentley Yukio and Kimi Tazuma Allan and Kayoko Terada Sachie Terasawa Judy Teshima Susumu and Hideko Tsutsumi

Glen and Linda Uyenoyama Sumiho Wada Matsue Watanabe Eugene and Marilyn Webb James Wong Lillian T. Yamamoto Misako Yashima David and Janice Yasuda Sumie Yokota Elaine Yoshida Diane Yoshimi Home/Community-Based Services Anonymous Setsu Harada Tom Osaka Kristine Tanaka Keiro Northwest Rehab & Care Center Anonymous (3) Yoko Bedford Glenn Carroll Lisa Maria d'Aquila James and Ikuko Dodobara Rev. Richard K. Hayatsu Joyce Ito Meriko Kardel Hiroshi and Sumiyo Kato Rosie Kato E. Mary Kawaguchi Hyung Sik and Boon Hi Kim Sheila Koyama Toshiko Kuse Yee-Chin and Kuo-Chen Li Henry and Lina Louie Lance and Patti Matsuda Kay Matsuura Tak Miyabe H. Ray and Chiyo Nakanishi Nichiren Buddhist Church Fujinkai Emiko Okada Robert and Carol Okano Herb Saito Seattle Betsuin Buddhist Church Seattle Betsuin Buddhist Women's Association Fumio Shibata Richard and Joanna Smith Marcia Sohns and Mark Levy Bobby and Lily Takatsuka Karen Takizawa Rick Tanigawa Gary, Marsha, and Sean Watanabe Butch and Susan Wright George and Wendy Yates Yoshihara Enterprises, LLC James Yuasa Kokoro Kai Anonymous (4) Helen Adachi

Clara Beard Atsuko Chitose-Rasic Peter and Sylvia Domoto Kisae and George Hashimoto JoAnn Hendrickson Jayanne Hino Akira and Lillian Horita Joy Huckle Haruko Kobuki Miyoko Kodama Pat Kono Sachiko Kusachi Anne Moriyasu and Mariko Mano Craig and Barbara Murakami Hiro and Dorothy Nishimura Kengo Sakamoto Masako Sako and Family Noboru and Michiko Shinoda Adolf and Frances Spandler Sadako Willis Akiko Wyland Dave Wyland Kokoro Kai Volunteers Anonymous Nikkei Horizons Anonymous (3) Jane Braziunas Mitsu Connery Mae Deguchi Bill and Sandra Evenson Sylvia Fok Goya Fujii Jane Fujimoto Helen Gota Peggy Hanada John Iwai Paul and Taka Kogita Carolyn Kunihiro Sachiko Kusachi Phyllis Lee Jackie Lum Jean Murakami Ethel Nayematsu Nikkei Horizons Seattle Baby Play Group Mabel Nishizaki Marlene Okada Shizuye Okimoto David and Sylvia Otani Frances Palmer Kathleen Petrich Louise Kashino Takisaki Toshio and Hisako Tamura Shoko Tanaka Peggy Tanemura Elsie Taniguchi Tosh and Dolly Tokunaga Yasuko Wakayama Carmel Walder Nikkei Manor Anonymous (5)


Thank you For Making Every Day the Best Day! Neal Cohen and Connie Munekiyo David H. Fukui Bette Inui Toshiko Isomura Kenneth Mayeda and Eliane Dao Christina Nakayama Yee and Tim Nakayama John Wiggins Transportation Services Anonymous (3) Janice Deguchi Garret Dong Tsuyoshi and Yayoi Inouye Endowment Lloyd Inouye Vehicle Donation Program Michelle and Doug Hansen Hiroyoshi and Irene Matsuda Curtis Nakayama Takashi and Leslie Tsukamaki

WORKPLACE GIVING AT&T Employee Giving Campaign Douglas Eng Lisa Hirai Stacie Ito Bank of America Employee Giving Campaign Alice Doi Boeing Employee Individual Giving Program Douglas Akizuki Paul Egashira Eric Kato Kenneth Khoo Richard Kuniyuki Kelly Kuwahara Debra Locke Akira Maeda Cheryl Ohashi Karen Reid Ronald Sakura Carolyn Sawa Kevin Shigaya Scott Sugiyama David Suguro Lynne Tanino Victoria Terao Jana Yamamoto Warren Yasutake City of Seattle Eric Ishino Stan Nakano Combined Federal Campaign of King County Jordon Fung Marla E. Iwata Eric G. Kasahara

Anne Kusaka Cynthia Masada Karen Matsuda Lisa Oshiro Paul Yoag Costco Wholesale Corp. Anonymous (2) Beverly Akada Steve Kato Shelley Martinson Robert Taki Gail Tsuboi King County Employee Giving Program Pam Anzai Dennis Lock Kathryn Ooka Janet Shibuya Eugene Sugita Harold Taniguchi Macy’s Anonymous Microsoft Giving Campaign Elliot Omiya Ron Sasaki Barbara Yamauchi United Way of King County Anonymous Teresita Batayola Michelle Chinn David Cullen Judith Daikoku Barbara Fujita Theresa Fujiwara Robert Miyahara Richard Munekiyo Bruce Nishimura Heidi Yamamoto Steve Yamasaki Marylyn Yoder UPS Foundation, Inc. Anonymous Cathy Inouye MATCHING GIFTS Boeing Gift Matching Program Costco Wholesale Corp. GE Foundation Microsoft Matching Gift Program Peach Foundation Qualcomm Matching Grants Program

IN-KIND GIVING Anonymous (13) Terie Akada Tak Akiyama and Nancy Akiyama ASM Direct Mail Ayame Kai Crafters

Jennifer Balston Linda Briggs Mitzi Butler Molly Carnes Benjamin Chew Aurea Chittenden City Produce Company, LLC Consulate-General of Japan The Estate of Selma Danz Yasuko Desaki East-West Investment Co., Inc. EC Wilson Meats Co. Ecolab Vivian Egashira Grace Freedland Sue Fujino Barbara Fujita Jessica Giron Chen Gui Juan Masako Hamasaki Brenda Handley Michelle and Doug Hansen Seiji Hansen Ann Haruki Jeffrey Hattori Janet Hayakawa Ronnie Higashi Takako Hirai Michi Hirata Hiroo Family Jia Bing Hong Lillian Horita Calvin and Lorraine Hoshibata Joe Huber Cathy Hughson Miyo Ike Gene Ikeda Deanna Ikegami John and Arlene Iwai JFC International, Inc. Gui Ping Jin Judith Johns Shizuko Johnson Shizu Kaku Gail Kaminishi Yoshi Kanemori Eileen Kanemoto Hatsumi Kato Lillian Kato Kristin Kawaoka Thomas Kihara Kisaragi-kai Haruko Kobuki Miyoko Kodama Sara Kosugi Kimie Kuramoto Sachiko Kusachi Voong Lay Gayle Lee Jessica Lee Yoko Lee Legacy House

Contributions 10/1-12/31/2016 Wendy Li Chau Luong Roland Ma Mariko Mano Mari's Beauty Salon Patty Hiroo Mastrude Lillian Matsudaira Teri McLaughlin Toshi and Sylvia Mihara Megumi Miyajima Betty Mochizuki Sally Montejano Fumiko Muthui Dick and Barbara Nagaoka Mark and Joni Nakagawa Hajime Nakashima Mari Nakashima Tina Nakayama Yee Julian Netter Frank and Haru Nishimura Joy Nishimura Martin Oiye and Susan Nakagawa Jerry and Sharon Okubo Nobuko Omoto Esther Onishi June Oshiro June Pankiewicz Mai Pham Quilters of St. Matthew/San Mateo Episcopal Church Brian Readdy Connie Saito Gordon and Marcia Sako Harry Sato Seattle Betsuin Buddhist Women's Association Seattle First Hill Lions Club Seattle Japanese Community Service Dennis Shibata Jim and Grace Shibayama Stan Shimizu Michiko Shinoda Gina Suguro Leslie Sumida Hide Tachibana Barbara Taira Tom and Mitsy Takeoka Merrily Taniguchi Tosh and Dolly Tokunaga Minoru Uchimura Margaret Ueda Naoko Ulstein Union Bank – Tim Otani Marjorie Uwi

Grace and Jeannie Uyeda Jackie Uyeji Lisa Waisath Yong Wei Wang Joe Watanabe Aiko Watson Ed and Maxine Yakushijin Ida Yakushijin Patsy Yamada Kristina Yamashita Tomoko Yamazaki Candace Yaplee Jeannie Yee Ruth Yoshida Terry Yoshikawa Lunar New Year Event Gobo Enterprises / Brenda Handley Chuck and Brenda Handley Jerry and Charlene Lee Living Well Health Fair Agbanga Karite, LLC American Heart Association American Red Cross Astavita, Inc Chinese Information and Service Center Curate Snacks Delta Dental of Washington Essential Baking Company Jerry and Naomi Fujita – Retirelivingwell The Garden Hotline Integrated Oriental Medicine, PS Kindred at Home King County 2-1-1 Linda Lemon – Nutra Metrix Consultant Mud Bay, Inc. My Green Tea New Seasons Market PCC Natural Markets Serene Natural Health Siggi's Dairy Sight Connection Sound Generations Kayoko Suwa Swedish Health Services Tea for Eve Zevia Zing Bars

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