Above: Bill Watanabe installs officers at the 24th annual Nikkei Widowed Association Christmas luncheon on Dec. 14 at Quiet Cannon Restaurant in Montebello. Guests enjoyed a festive afternoon of dining and entertainment, featuring performances of ballroom dance by David Shinjo and Toi Nakamoto, and live music by Dan Taguchi. Right: Paul Saito presents a donation for Keiro Senior HealthCare to Tak Oishi. Nikkei Widowed Association also made a donation to Little Tokyo Service Center. The association’s next general meeting will be Sunday, Jan. 12, at 1:30 p.m. at the Keiro Retirement Home Activities Hall. Guest speaker will be Wimpy Hiroto, columnist for The Rafu Shimpo. For more info call Paul or Kathy Saito, (626) 280-9463.
Photos by GWEN MURANAKA/Rafu Shimpo