Drive for Five

You are cordially invited to join us in celebrating the fifth anniversary of the Nichi Bei Foundation and the Nichi Bei Weekly


Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014

3 to 5 p.m.

Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California

1840 Sutter St., San Francisco’s Japantown

Admission is free.

Please RSVP by midnight on Friday, Oct. 10, 2014 HERE.

Food • Entertainment • Presentations • Awards • Games

Help us celebrate our volunteers, donors, sponsors, advertisers, members/subscribers, contributing writers and photographers, staff and board.



Food served by Nakayoshi Young Professionals: Ponzu Salmon, Rare Steak Tartare, Mochiko Chicken, Portuguese Sausage Musubi and Mabo Dofu

Desserts by past Tofu Dessert Competition contestants and winners

Beer, wine and sake


Jana Katsuyama, KTVU Channel 2 News
Emily Murase, Ph.D., Vice President, San Francisco School Board

Sakura Ren (awa odori)
NiCE: Nikkei Chorale Ensemble

Presentations: Nichi Bei Keynotes “An Inspired Movement and Evolving Vision”

Nichi Bei Legacy Award: 
The Henri and Tomoye Takahashi Charitable Foundation

Fukkatsu (Resurrection) Awards:
Alice and Mark Taguma
Gene Takagi

Evolution Award:
Renaissance Journalism Center (of SF State University)

Volunteer Spirit Awards:
Andy Noguchi and Twila Tomita
Amy Hanamoto
Sharron Sue
Ben Kam

Raffle Drawing and Silent Auction

Business casual attire


Please click here for: sponsorship opportunities.

Donate to our Drive for Five fundraiser benefit.

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