Quarterly Report from EWCA Alumni Chapters (January 2014)



RESPECTFULLY SUBMITTED BY: Estrella Besinga Sybinsky, VP Chapters

ALOHA TO OUR US & INTERNATIONAL CHAPTERS AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR.  Mahalo to our chapters and chapter leaders for your positive response to the call for quarterly reports.  As always, your submissions are sincerely appreciated.

Twenty-one chapters responded this quarter.

The followings chapters & chapter leaders are:  1) Brisbane Chapter (Iraphne Childs) 2) Northern California Chapter (Barbara Bornet Stumph)  3) Southern California Chapter (Claire Langham Richmond)  4) Chennai Chapter (Secretary S. Rajamani)  5) Hawaii Chapter (Carl Hefner)  6) Kansai Chapter (Seiko Furuhashi)  7) Karachi Chapter (Kamal Siddiqi)  8) Korea Chapter (Jung Talk Lee)  9) Lahore Chapter (Arfa Zehra) 10) Lao Chapter (Chantavong Saignasith)  11) Mumbai India (Sarosh Bana)  12) Myanmar Chapter (Soe Win/Soe Naing)  13) Nepal Chapter (Nirendra Maske)  14) New York Chapter (Bill Armbruster)  15) Okinawa Chapter (Keiko Yamazato)  16) Philippine Chapter (Pauline Bautista)  17) PNG Chapter (Solomon Kantha)  18) Singapore Chapter (Alice Seng Seok Hoon)  19) Taiwan Chapter (Nora Chiang)  20) Tokyo Chapter (Yasukata Yano)  21) Washington D.C. Chapter (Jacob Dowd). Continue reading

Report from EWCA Tokyo Chapter

This fall the EWCA Tokyo Chapter welcomed two distinguished leaders of other EWCA chapters, namely South Korea and Thailand.

On October 16th, Dr. Song Young-Sun, member of the National Assembly of Korea met with Mr. Mr. Takashi Tsuchiya, President of the EWCA Tokyo Chapter. Dr. Song Young-Sun is a former classmate of EWC President Dr. Charles Morrison.

Dr. Song Young-Sun (l) and Mr. Takashi Tsuchiya (r)

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1969-1970 Tokyo Mini-Reunion

By Kaz Matsumoto (’69 TESL)

Hello and Aloha,

On 20th March, seven of us got together after a long absence.

Place: Party Space at the top(25th Floor) of the Akiyamas’ residence building in the central downtown, just at the foot of Tokyo Tower. The space has an outside terrace of 270 degree view, a possibly ideal place to enjoy those famous Tokyo fireworks in summer season.

Faces: Remember these faces, with a little bit old tints? Continue reading