Thank you to all of our guests and donors who supported our 2nd Annual Roast and Toast. We hope the event was a blast! If you enjoyed yourself, look forward to many more of these events in the future!
No words can express our gratitude for your donation of time, talents, and in some cases, dignity, to our event! Jerry, Andy, Nikki, Helen, and Timmy, you're truly our heroes. Thank you.
Kawaguchi-Kihara Memorial Foundation
Henry Ota and Hiroyo Nonoyama
K and R Sugimoto Living Trust
Gonsaku and Mine Ito Family
Seki, Nishimura & Watase LLP
MUFG Union Bank
Bryan, Jeri, Lauren, and Courtney Takeda
CH Cook & Co.
FIA Insurance Services, Inc.
Japanese American National Museum
Tokio Marine Management
Higashi Honganji Buddhist Temple
Japanese American Optimist Club
Little Tokyo Service Center
Nisei Week Queens Committee
Rising Stars Youth Leadership Program
*list as of May 3, 2017
Diane Tanaka Suzuki
Bill and Christy Seki - Thanks for making our interactive activity possible!
Henry Ota and Hiroyo Nonoyama - Thanks for your generous donation of program booklets!
Alan, Sandi, Austin, and Aidan Kosaka - Thanks for sponsoring our volunteers tonight!
Bryan, Jeri, Lauren, and Courtney Takeda - Thanks for our drinks sponsorship!
Jace Hieda, JetBlue Airways - Thank you!
Judd Matsunaga’s Elder Law Services - Thank you!
Los Angeles Lakers - Thank you!
Hiraizumi & Ngo, LLP - Thank you!
Fukui Mortuary (especially Cathy and Chris) - Thank you for everything!
Brandon Toma - Thank you for photography!
Grateful Crane - Thank you for your dulcet tones!
Beth Brown, Colors in Bloom Design - Thank you for creating our centerpieces!
Mark Hirai, Elite Graphics - Beautiful program booklets and signage!
Megan Ono and David Ono - Thank you to our amazing emcee duo!
Paul Matsushima - Keeping our AV cues on point.
Dina Furumoto - Making registration a breeze.
Michelle Yamashiro - Smooth stage management.
Helen Ota, Tim Manaka, Nolan Maehara, and Cathy Tanaka - Providing the great photos of Jerry!
Nisei Week - Thank you for the seat of honor!
Elizabeth Koonz - Omni Los Angeles Hotel
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