Bainbridge Island Japanese American Community

March BIJAC Meeting

Please join us for our March 2023 meeting! We have lots of important topics on our agenda and would love to have you join us.

Meeting: BIJAC monthly
Date: Wednesday, March, 2023 (first Wednesday of each month)
Time: 5:30PM-7:00PM
Where: Virtual Only (Zoom link)
BIJAC Board Meeting Agenda – March 1, 2023 by Zoom
Guest:  BISD Board president – Robert Cromwell
Minutes approved
Budget report
Action & Discussion Items:
1. MAC meeting celebrating student winners of Frank Kitamoto Legacy Award and
MLK Award. We need volunteers to help with the party – Pick up cake,
beverages, serving plates, cups, and utensils.
2. The Wilkes School is working on changing the name:  Where do we, as BIJAC,
stand and what do we support? 
3. BIJAC board response to BIJAEMA pledge request for $125,000 for the Visitor
4. March 8th :  Women of Color presentation to BI Community Grant sponsored
event.  Carol Reitz will represent BIJAC and talk about Kay Sakai Nakao and Lilly
Kitamoto Kodama. Tickets: Development Events (
5. Lava Ridge, Wind project impact on Minidoka – Karen has drafted a letter from
BIJAC, signed by Carol, but they would like individual letters as well. Deadline:
March 21.
6. March 30th  Commemoration:  Sign-up Genius link
7. 4th of July – No booth, but obon will be in the parade!
8. August picnic? August 5th or August 12th?
9. Suyematsu Farm coalition

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Meeting ID: 885 5898 0414
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