ABA News – October 2023

Sasaki Memorial Golf Tournament

For the Sasaki Golf Tournament on August 19, many ABA members helped with the check-in procedures for the golfing portion as well as the BBQ dinner after the tournament.  The tournament and dinner were a success with Steve Tsuchida chairing a very organized and fun event.

San Jose Giants

On August 25, ABA attended the San Jose Giants game and had 64 attendees that enjoyed an evening of baseball, BBQ dinner, socializing and, after the game, fireworks.  Thanks to Joanne Makishima for coordinating such a fun and relaxing evening!

Sangha Day Picnic

ABA members, Russ Nakano and Joyce Okumura-Lee, who are both in Zone 4, will be chairing the Sangha Day Picnic at MVBT on Sunday, September 24, with ABA hosting the BINGO games.

Bishops’ and ABA Memorial Service

On Sunday, October 8, the Sunday Service is the Bishops’ and ABA Memorial Service.  The guest speaker will be Rev Kiyonobu Kuwahara of the Berkeley Buddhist Temple.  A seminar will follow the service.

“ABA Walk”

On Saturday, October 21, ABA will have the “ABA Walk” along trails at Shoreline at Mountain View.  Following the ABA walk, lunch will be at Hanabi Sushi Restaurant that are both coordinated by Lois Okino and Jean Shimoguchi.

Maui Wildfire Disaster Relief Fund

Due to the recent wildfires that devastated Maui, ABA has donated to the Maui Wildfire Disaster Relief Fund.

Join ABA

If you are interested in joining ABA or have any questions, please contact Reiko Tsuchida (Membership Chairperson), Mieko Nakano (Assistant Membership Chairperson) or any ABA member.

Next Meeting

The next ABA meeting is Friday, October 13, 7:30 pm (Hybrid).

In Gassho,

Ken Nakano

ABA President