Posted on 26 September 2011.
Local elected officials, Consul General of Japan Ota, community leaders and supporters, and Nikkei staff members at the ground-breaking ceremony (Photo by Eugene Tagawa)
King County Councilmember Bruce Harrell speaks at the groundbreaking
Nikkei Concerns held a ground-breaking ceremony for a new garden at its five-star accredited rehabilitation and care center, Seattle Keiro. The ceremony featured a traditional Japanese ground-breaking ritual and included Consul General of Japan Kiyokazu Ota, local elected officials, and community leaders/supporters as invited speakers and guests, including Seattle’s Deputy Mayor Darryl Smith.
Founded in 1975, Nikkei Concerns is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the health and wellness of Japanese American and Asian Pacific Islander elders throughout the greater Puget Sound region. (end)
Posted in Names in the News, Vol 30 No 39 | 9/24-9/30
Posted on 11 July 2011.
From left, at table: Judy Tran, Mohamed Abdi, Armando Reyes, Brian Larsen
Close to 150 Seattle KeyBank employees, as part of a nationwide effort that will incorporate more than 8,000 employees of KeyCorp nationwide, participated in the company’s 21st annual day of volunteer community service. Read the full story
Posted in Names in the News, Vol 30 No 28 | 7/9-7/15
Posted on 21 October 2010.
From left: Tomio Moriguchi, Ken Mochizuki, Tosh Okamoto, and Ron Chew, who is signing a book for a customer. (Photo by Karen Fujii)
Co-authors Ken Mochizuki and Ron Chew with co-founders Tomio Moriguchi and Tosh Okamoto signed copies of “Years of Caring, The Story of Nikkei Concerns” for the premier of Nikkei Concern’s first publication. Read the full story
Posted in Names in the News, Vol 29 No 43 | 10/23-10/29
Posted on 16 September 2010.
By James Tabafunda
Northwest Asian Weekly
Nikkei Concerns was founded in 1976 and helps Japanese elders. (Photo provided by Nikkei Concerns)
In 1971, there was an urgent need for better nursing care for Japanese elders. Read the full story
Posted in Profiles, Vol 29 No 38 | 9/18-9/24
Posted on 19 November 2009.
Northwest Asian Weekly
The Board of Directors of Nikkei Concerns (NC), a nonprofit elder care organization primarily serving the Japanese community, announced on Wednesday, Nov. 18, that Susan Oki has resigned from her position as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). She will stay until the end of November.
Oki joined NC in 2006. In her three-year tenure, Oki has improved NC in many ways. She stabilized NC’s financial condition by increasing revenues by $1.3 million and donations by more than 30 percent. Accounts receivables have decreased more than 60 percent, improving cash flow by $1 million. Read the full story
Posted in Community News, Features, Vol 28 No 48 | 11/21-11/27