$10K Donated to Venice JA Memorial


Suzanne Thompson, Emily Winters, Warren Furutani, Alice Stek and Brian Maeda in 2017.


By PHYLLIS HAYASHIBARA

Three members of the Venice Japanese American Memorial Monument Committee stunned their fellow committee members with their generous donations towards the completion of the VJAMM.

At the VJAMM Committee meeting in January, Arnold Maeda and Brian Maeda, both charter members of the committee, handed over a check for $5,000 in memory of their parents/grandparents, Norman Toyoshige and Sasami Takeda Maeda.

A few days later, Alice Stek, also a VJAMM Co