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All Camps Reunion Set for May

By February 21, 2020March 27th, 2020No Comments

From left: All Camps Reunion Committee members Bacon Sakatani, Meri Asano, Hal Keimi, Barbara Keimi, Keiichi Ikeda, George Iseri, Colleen Hayashi, David Fujioka and Marvin Inouye.

The event will be held at the Quiet Cannon in Montebello, Calif.

[Editor’s note: Since the publication of this article, the All Camps Reunion Committee has announced the postponement of this event due to the coronavirus outbreak.]

The newly formed All Camps Reunion Committee is proud to announce that the All Camps Reunion, a luncheon for former incarcerees of the World War II American concentration camps and their desendants, will be held on May 2 at the Quiet Cannon Country Club in Montebello, Calif.

With the passing of so many incarcerees and one camp no longer able to attract a large enough crowd, former incarcerees and descendants of various camps got together to have an All Camps Reunion in this area for the first time.

Committe members consist of Meri Asano, Tina Asano, June Aochi Berk, David Fujioka, Colleen Ishibashi Hayashi, Keiichi Ikeda, Marvin Inouye, George Iseri, Richard Iseri, Barbara Keimi, Hal Keimi, Teeny Kunitomi Miyano, Masako Koga Murakami, Bacon Sakatani, Sachi Tsurudome Sasaki and Min Tonai.

Registration forms have been sent out to known camp incarcerees and descendants from recent camp reunions. If you have not received the registration form and wish to have more information, please email Bacon Sakatani at or call (626) 338-8310; email Colleen Ishibashi Hayashi at or call (714) 393-3219; or for registration forms, call or write to Meri Asano at (626) 359-8826/P.O. Box 1643, Monrovia, CA 91017.