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OAA Picnic 2015


Please join us at these upcoming events!

All events subject to change. Please contact the OAA to confirm
event dates, times, and locations: 310-532-1929 or oaa.mensore@gmail.com



Battle of Okinawa: Lecture, Performance, and Sharing
with Skype lecture by Masahide Ota (former Okinawa governor)
June 20th • 5:30 PM • RSVP Required

@ the OAA Yamauchi Building
16500 S. Western Ave., Gardena 90247
RSVP Required: 310-532-1929 or oaamensore@gmail.com
Click here for more information


Artist Talk and Book Signing:
Laura Kina & Emily Hanako Momohara
July 10th • 8:00 PM • RSVP Required

@ the OAA Center Room 103
16500 S. Western Ave., Gardena 90247
RSVP Required: 310-532-1929 or oaamensore@gmail.com
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Annual Picnic, Okinawa Bon Dance, and Scholarship Awards
July 12th • 10:00 AM ~ 4:00 PM

@ Whittier Narrows Recreation Park
750 Santa Anita Ave., Area E-1, South El Monte
On-site parking: $6
Bento lunch (pre-sale only): $10
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED ON JULY 11 & 12
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Monthly Activities:
Volunteer Day • June 2 • 10:00 AM
Uchinaaguchi Class • June 12 • 7:00 PM
Karaoke Club • Cancelled for June

Click here for complete calendar of events




Mensore!
Welcome to the Okinawa Association of America (OAA)'s official website! Our website is currently under construction, so here are the best ways to keep up to date with the OAA:

  • Visit our Facebook: If you have a Facebook profile, feel free to "like" us, post comments, and share all things Okinawan!

  • Sign up for our "Jigami-gwa" eNewsletter: All you need to do is email your name to oaa.mensore@gmail.com and you'll receive OAA updates via email!

  • Subscribe to our YouTube channel: We're trying to post more videos that document our latest events as well as the history of the OAA. Watch and learn!

  • Visit our news/blog and newsletter pages: For those who don't want to bother with social networks, we still do things the "old-fashioned" way!

  • Become a member (see below): Our organization was built on and survives because of its members. Ichi nu ichimadin (From generation to generation)!


BECOME A MEMBER TODAY!

About 800 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 family membership. The OAA is supported by membership fees and by volunteer work.

To become a member, please fill out and return the membership application along with a check (made payable to OKINAWA ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA, INC.) to:

OKINAWA ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA, INC.
16500 SOUTH WESTERN AVENUE, SUITE #203
GARDENA, CALIFORNIA 90247



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