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(Dates/times subject to change)
110th Anniversary Zenyasai Reception
guest appearance by BEGIN for a group
(This is NOT a meet-and-greet
31, 2019 (Saturday) 6 - 8 p.m.
Ken Nakaoka Community Center
West 162nd Street, Gardena CA 90247
$20 - OAA members 沖縄県人会メンバー
$40 - Non-members 沖縄県人会メンバーじゃない方
RSVP REQUIRED BY AUGUST 16
out the RSVP form
online (service fee applies)
OAA Annual Keiro Kansha no Hi
Senior Appreciation Day Luncheon
8, 2019 | 12 - 3 p.m.
Valley Japanese Cultural Institute
GVJCI Hall (Basement Level)
1964 W 162nd St., Gardena, CA 90247
RSVP required by
August 30 due to limited space
have been sent to OAA members ages 80 and over
and Kajimaya Seniors Club members
Study abroad opportunity for young Okinawans
Deadline: September 27, 2019
are encouraged to pick up and read through the
application as soon as possible because it will
be a highly extensive process including an essay
written in Japanese and an interview with the
OAA’s selection committee
OAA Annual Okinawa Bazaar & Fundraiser
| FOOD | GAMES
| RAFFLES | SHOPPING
Please support the OAA's largest annual
6, 2019 | 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
16500 S. Western Ave., Gardena, CA 90247
RECURRING ACTIVITIES @ THE OAA
subject to change)
• 1st Tuesdays, 10 a.m.
• 2nd Fridays, 7 - 9 p.m. (members only)
CLUB • 3rd Saturdays, 5 - 9 p.m. (members
POTLUCK GATHERING • Last Thursdays, 7 -
COMPUTER CLASS FOR SENIORS • Every Thursday, 10
AM - noon (members only)
PROGRAM FOR 2019:
SENIOR "SURII JURII" GATHERINGS
3rd (English speakers) and 4th (Japanese speakers)
Saturdays, 12 - 2 p.m.
1 week prior to event:
Priority given to OAA members and their families
EASY WAYS TO HELP THE OAA
Donate your car through Harold’s
Car Donation and the OAA will receive 50% of the net
proceeds! All you need to do is call
1-800-310-5274 or email email@example.com and
indicate that you would like to support the OAA.
They will take care of everything for you including car
pick-up and DMV paperwork!
Your donation will be tax deductible!
Harold’s is trusted by Southern CA Nikkei organizations!
BECOME A MEMBER TODAY
families and individuals belong to the OAA. Most of our
members have some familial connection to Okinawa. However,
anyone interested in Okinawa can join the OAA. The membership
fee is $20 per year for individuals and $30 per year for
families. The OAA is supported by membership fees and by
To become a
member, please fill out and return the membership
application (PDF) along with a check or money order
(made payable to OKINAWA ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA, INC.) to:
ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA, INC.
16500 SOUTH WESTERN AVENUE, SUITE #203
GARDENA, CALIFORNIA 90247