2023/8/14: Nisei Week Foundation honors community leaders and distinguish persons and companies at 81st Annual Awards Dinner in DoubleTree hotel, Monday, August 14, 6:00PM

Awardees and Nisei Week 2023 Queen and Court at Nisei Week Award Dinner on Aug. 14. (Cultural News Photo)

LOS ANAGELES (Cultural News: Forwarded for the Nisei Week Foundation)

81st Annual Nisei Week Foundation Awards Dinner

Monday, August 14, 2023 at 6:00 p.m.
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel (Golden State Ballroom)
120 South Los Angeles Street, Little Tokyo


The Award Dinner honoring:

Grand Marshal: Bill Watanabe

Parade Marshal: Jamie Higiya


2023 President’s Award: Cathy Tanaka (posthumously)

Frances K. Hashimoto Community Service Awards:
Anzen Hardware
Tanaka Farms
Toyo Miyatake Studio
U.S. Bank (formerly Union Bank)

Nisei Week Inspiration Awards:
Kristin Fukushima
Don Tahara

Ticket per person is $135. A table of 10 is $1,350.
For more information, visit https://niseiweek.org/contact/

In front row, from left: Pioneer Award recipients Joan Kuniko Ota Kawase, Nancy Kyoko Oda, Kanji Sahara and Dr. Akiko Agishi.
In back row, from left: Parade Marshal Jamie Hagiya; Community Service award recipients Glenn and Shirley Tanaka of Tanaka Farms; Pioneer Award recipient Ron Dyo; Grand Marshal Bill Watanabe; Inspiration Award recipient Don Tahara of Sake Dojo and Far Bar; Community Service recipient Norihiko Takatani of Anzen Hardware; and Nancy Okubo representing Community Service award recipient U.S. Bank. (July 16 at Japanese American National Museum, Cultural News Photo)