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Welcome!  Neighbors and Newcomers.  We are glad to have you as a member of our organization.  On this page, you can read articles that talk about our organization, life in the USA, international traditions and much more!

As always, if you have any ideas or suggestions for articles, or if you like to write an article about your culture/country, please feel free to email us.

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Some Reflections on May Ohmura Watanabe’s 100 years

By Shirley W. Lively, spirited May was born May 13, 1922, in Chico, CA.  Her parents had been born in Hawaii after her grandparents migrated there from Japan. She was in her sophomore year at Mills College, CA, on Dec. 7, 1941, when the Japanese made their surprise...

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Remembering Founding Mother Phyllis Husted

By Robyn There is a small sign on Phyllis’s house that says “Welcoming Friends since 1965”. And that is exactly what she did. She welcomed wildlife too with many bird houses in her spacious garden, inviting them to nest. Phyllis was the longtime leader of the Go Go...

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Images that don’t lie: April’s IN Day Dance Party

By Shirley The IN Day in April started with a presentation of two songs by the Singing Group. Then Mojghan and her friends gave us two dance performances of Iranian songs. While the first song was beautiful and classic, the second, a contemporary song, energized all...

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