Posted by Reiyukai America | Posted in Letter to My Parents Contest | Posted on 24-11-2013
Congratulations to Maria Andrea Jurado for winning the first Letter to My Parents Contest in Hawai’i 2013!
We would also like to acknowledge the rest of the finalists:
John Paul Banasihan, Mercedez Cunanan, Kathryn Esteban, Angelica Marie A. Fernandez, Fely Marie Princess Magaoay, Laetitia Marie Nazareno Mahoney, Dwayne Manzanillo, Desiree Joi Mateo and Eliaquim Reyes
The following four, unfortunately, did not make it to the finals but their letters are worth to be recognized as Honorary Semifinalists.
Marjury Cabanlit, Stephen Cu, Juanito Moises and Ashley Ryan Vidad
We would like to thank our judges for taking the important task to choose the winner! The judges for this year were, Agnes Reyes (FilCom BOD Member), Geronimo Malabed Jr. (KNDI 1270 AM Radio Owner), and Alvin Ishihara (Budget Color Litho, Inc. President).
Thank you very much to our corporate sponsors: Budget Color Litho, Inc. and Argosy University!
Lastly, a special thanks to Marie A. Ramos (FilCom Center) for organizing the entire event from behind the scene and Precious Arao who volunteered as the Photographer!
Posted by Reiyukai America | Posted in Reiyukai America News | Posted on 13-09-2013
We had such a busy month in August filled with lots of excitement! Let’s take a look at all the events Reiyukai participated in this past month.
Aug 6 New Project in Hawai’i
Aug 10-11 Tanabata Festival in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles
Aug 13 Obon Festival, San Diego
Aug 6th Reiyukai had a meeting with representatives from the Filipino Community Center (the FilCom Center) and the Sariliing Gawa Youth Council to discuss the details for the next upcoming Letter to my Parents contest.
Stayed connected to our Letter to my Parents Contest website for the latest news!
Aug 10-11 The Oriental Fusion HandcraftSM — Recycling Workshop participated in the 5th annual Tanabata Festival in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles. Filled with great food and traditional Japanese music, visitors from all over got a chance to see the beautiful crafts exhibition and a chance to win crafts classes for two people for one whole month. Reiyukai America will continue to support community activities such as the Tanabata Festival for the improvement of society.
Aug 13 Members gathered together at the new San Diego Reiyukai Center for Obon to show honor and remember all the ancestors and family members that passed away. During reflection on this day, member recalled memories of past Reiyukai friends who are once were great teammates promoting the activities of Reiyukai.
Posted by Reiyukai America | Posted in Reiyukai America News, Upcoming | Posted on 09-08-2013
Reiyukai America is pleased to be part of the 5th Annual Los Angeles Tanabata Festival that will held in Little Tokyo.
After participating at the festival in August 2012, Reiyukai America had multiple opportunities to get involved with the community and the organization is certainy looking forward to participate this year again!
Reiyukai America will be setting up a booth to introduce activities about Reiyukai and invite many people to join the cause!
If you still have not decided what to do in August, this is the event that you don’t want to miss! Check it out!
When: Saturday, August 10, 2013, 11-7pm
Sunday, August 11, 2013, 11-5pm
Where: Street side, Japanese American National Museum