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2018 Cherry Blossom Festival

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The East San Gabriel Valley Japanese Community Center and Plaza West Covina are proud to present the 2018 Cherry Blossom Festival.

Saturday, March 17, 2018 from 12 noon to 6pm

This event will be held at Plaza West Covina (112 Plaza Dr, West Covina, CA 91790) between Sunset Ave. and S. Vincent Ave. 

For 2018 Vendor Application  Click Here

For 2018 Cherry Blossom Festival Flyer Click Here


Click Here To Become A Sponsor 

 

Additional Parking:

Additional Parking can be found at the following locations:

West Covina City Hall:1444 W Garvey Ave. South

 

Free shuttle services provided ALL DAY from the City of West Covina from the Additional Parking Lot.

 

Press Release:

Click here to access 2018 Cherry Blossom Festival Press Release

 

Entertainment Schedule: 

ESGVJCC Queen 2018

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 The East San Gabriel Valley Japanese Community Center is currently looking for potential candidates to run for the title of 2018 ESGVJCC Queen. During her year, the Queen will participate in our various events as well as providing outreach to our members and organizations.

As ESGVJCC Queen, she will also go on to represent the East San Gabriel Valley Japanese Community Center in the Nisei Week Coronation Ball in August 2018 as she competes to become the 2018 Nisei Week Queen. As a member of the Nisei Week Court, she will represent not only the ESGVJCC and the Nisei Week Foundation, but also the Southern California Japanese American Community as a cultural ambassador during various community events, as well as during travels to Japan, Hawaii, and San Francisco.

Click here for our application. Applications due Tuesday, January 2, 2018. Please submit to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Important Dates:
Info Session - Saturday, December 2, 2017 | 10:00AM
Info Session - Saturday, December 16, 2017 | 10:00AM
Application Deadline - Tuesday, January 2, 2018
Mandatory Orientation - Sunday, January 7, 2018 | 10:00AM 
Queen Coronation - Sunday, March 11, 2018 | 1:00PM 

Any questions? Please email the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Nihon Buyo Workshop

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Nihon Buyo or Odori
Learn: 
- how to dress yourself in a yukata
- basic nihon buyo dance moves
- sensu (fan) techniques
- and much more!

Sunday, November 19th at 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Instructor: Bando Hidesomi
Ages 3 and up!

Cost:
ESGVJCC Members: $10/class
Non-Members: $15/class

RSVP by Sunday, November 12th

To RSVP, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call the ESGVJCC Office at (626) 960-2566

Click here for the flyer

 

ESGVJCC Trunk or Treat 2017

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The ESGVJCC is proud to present the 4th Annual ESGVJCC Trunk or Treat! This Trunk or Treat will take place on: Friday, October 27th from 4:00pm-7:00pm

This Trunk or Treat is a safe, family friendly alternative to trick or treating.

We will be having lots of Games and Activities for the Kids including our spooky Haunted House!

Sit and enjoy a free film screening in the Courtyard from 5:00 - 7:00pm

Feel free to stop by for some Spooky Fun!

For more information about Trunk or Treat contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (626) 960-2566

Click here for ESGVJCC Trunk or Treat 2017 Flyer

20th Annual Akimatsuri Golf Tournament

 

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Please help support the ESGVJCC's largest fundraiser... the Akimatsuri Golf Tournament!

This year, the tournament will be held on Monday, October 9th at Via Verde Country Club located at 1400 Avenida Entrada  San Dimas, CA 91773.

We would appreciate your support as a golfer or donor for our raffle, silent auction, and goodie bags.

In addition, there are many sponsorship opportunities.

DIAMOND TEE SPONSOR - $3,000
- Tee Sign on the course
- Full Page advertisement in the Booklet
- 10 golf entries
- Special Acknowledgement & Display at the Awards Banquet
- Company listing on ESGVJCC website and monthly newsletter
- Two posts on ESGVJCC social media sites (Twitter, Instagram, Facebook)
- Two company acknowledgements on ESGVJCC eblast

PLATINUM TEE SPONSOR - $2,000
- Tee Sign on the course
- Full Page advertisement in the Booklet
- 6 golf entries
- Special Acknowledgement & Display at the Awards Banquet
- Company listing on ESGVJCC website & monthly newsletter
- Two posts on ESGVJCC social media sites (Twitter, Instagram, Facebook)
- Two company acknowledgements on ESGVJCC eblast

TITANIUM TEE SPONSOR - $1,000
- Tee Sign on the course
- Full Page advertisement in the Booklet
- 4 golf entries
- Special Acknowledgement & Display at the Awards Banquet
- Company listing on ESGVJCC website & monthly newsletter

GOLD TEE SPONSOR - $500
- Tee sign on the course
- Full Page advertisement in the Booklet
- 1 golf entry

SILVER TEE SPONSOR - $300
- Tee sign on the course
- Full Page advertisement in the
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BRONZE TEE SPONSOR - $100
- Tee sign on the course
- Half Page advertisement in the Booklet

FRIENDSHIP SPONSOR - $50
- Quarter Page advertisement in the Booklet

RAFFLE & AUCTION DONOR
- Acknowledgement in the Booklet & at Banquet

THANK YOU TO OUR CURRENT SPONSORS as of 09/27/17

DIAMOND SPONSORS ($3000)

George Sugimoto for web

PLATINUMSPONSORS ($2000)

George Sugimoto for web

TITANIUM SPONSORS ($1000)

All Global Source Inc. & Tradecom Foods
Fukui Mortuary
Hatakeyama Family
Tim & Sandy Itatani
JACom Credit Union
Phillip Komai & Kathy Shibata
Shirota-Yanase-Arnheim Families

Union Bank

SILENT AUCTION DONORS

2 Airline Tickets donated by JetBlue Airways

Handmade Necklace designed and created by Sandy Quintana

Family/Individual Sitting plus One 8x10 Portrait donated by Toyo Miyatake Studios

Japangeles Gift Bag donated by Japangeles

3 Day/2 Night Stay donated by South Point Hotel, Casino, & Spa

Gavina & Sons Gift Basket

Round of Golf for 4 donated by Black Gold Golf Club

Dynamic Gold Wedge donated by Srixon/Cleveland Golf

1 Night Stay in Canyon View Room & Dinner for Two donated by the Morongo Casino, Resort, & Spa, an enterprise of the Morongo Band of Mission Indians Tribal Government

Certificate for Golf Play donated by Vellano Country Club

Driver donated by GolfTech

Womens' 5 Iron Set donated by GolfTech

3 Day/2 Night Stay in Palm Springs Condo donated by Terry Komatsu & David Sams

$200 Roy's Gift Card donated by David Summers

Jewelry donated by Hikari Pearl

Private In-Home Wine Tasting donated by PRP Wine International

 

If you are interested in bidding on any of these silent auction items, please feel free to contact the ESGVJCC office (626) 960-2566.

 

For more information about the Akimatsuri Golf Tournament and/or would like to be a sponsor, golfer, or donor, please click here or contact the ESGVJCC office, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (626) 960-2566

Art & Science Activity Classes

IMG 2485The Kokoro no Sato Child Development Program will be offering Art & Science Activity Classes during the summer! 

These workshops will have an emphasis in art and science! These workshops include painting, cutting, gluing, coloring, scupting, taping, exploration, experimentation and discovery which can lead to the development of critical thinking, physical skills, creativity, and imagination!

Classes will take place on June 17th, 19th and 22nd and July 5th, 7th, 8th, 27th, 28th, and 29th from 10am-12pm for children ages 3 years and older. Parent participation is welcome!

 

 

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ESGVJCC Members
$10 for 1 class
$25 for 3 classes

Non-Members
$15 for 1 class
$40 for 3 classes

Space is limited! RSVP Required!

To RSVP, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call the ESGVJCC Office at (626) 960-2566.

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