The Shin Asahi baseball team is Nikkei Place Foundation’s third-ever Nikkei Youth Athletics Bursary recipient. They spent two weeks in March on their Japan Tour, fostering meaningful relations through their love of baseball and their philosophy of fairplay and respect. Here’s how it went!
Ever since the Nikkei National Museum received a generous private donation from Yoshiko Karasawa and matching funds from Canadian Heritage, we have held a variety of blue sky sessions, museum team workshops, and community consultations to ensure that we create the best new museum resource that funding would allow.
Kaye Kaminishi, third baseman for the legendary Vancouver Asahi Baseball Team, will receive this year’s 2019 Thomas Shoyama Lifetime Achievement Award at Nikkei Place Foundation’s annual fundraising dinner. Previous recipients include Dr. David Suzuki, Joy Kogawa, Arthur Hara, Gordon Kadota, and Henry Wakabayashi.
Nikkei Place Foundation proudly announces Kaye Kaminishi of the Asahi Baseball Team is this year’s 2019 Thomas Shoyama Lifetime Achievement Award recipient. Previous recipients include Dr. David Suzuki, Joy Kogawa, Arthur Hara, Gordon Kadota and Henry Wakabayashi. He will be honoured at their spring fundraiser, the Thomas Shoyama Sakura Gala, on Sunday, March 10, 2019…