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Tomorrow is Kimono Day at Yu-Ai Kai Akiyama Wellness Center from 1-5 p.m. on 110 Jackson Street.

Tickets are $30 for general admission, $20 for SV-JACL and Yu-AI Kai Senior Club members, $15 for students, and $10 for children under 12.

John Marshall who is a craftsman will be presenting a historical and cultural perspective kimonos have had, as well as a demonstration on how to dress in kimono.  In addition there will be a fashion show of contemporary and traditional Japanese clothing which will be for sale.  Crafts and activities will be available for children.

For more information, visit: http://www.yuaikai.org orhttp://www.siliconvalleyjacl.org.

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I know I have not blogged in a while and gave up on trying to update everyday about the Japan disaster.  However, I have been busy taking action for Japan.  Good news as you can see from my twitter account is we have been busy collecting donations on SJSU’s campus.  So far we have raised close to a $1,000 in two weeks.  Thank you  to all of your support for Japan.  We are selling wristbands at $2 for Japan.  Please let me know if you would like to purchase a wristband we are almost sold out so hurry to receive your wristband today! The link to view the wristbands is pasted below.

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Hey guys I am sorry I did not post anything yesterday but there is a bug going around and go figure I caught it.

Japan was hit with the strongest earthquake followed by a 30 foot tsunami.  The 8.9 magnitude earthquake is one of the five strongest felt around the world.  One of the cities that was most devastated was Sendai, Japan with a population of about 1 million people.  The city is also one of the greenest with its nickname, “the City of Tress.”  After the Read the rest of this entry »