Utah Okinawa Kenjinkai
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- North America(United States of America/State of Utah)
- Utah Okinawa Kenjinkai About
Membership 90 people (as of 2017) Established 1988 Chairperson Maki Trolio Organization Overview ・Current President is Maki Trolio; Presidents are elected every two years.
・ President: Maki Trolio, Vice President: Ryoko Kirby, Treasurer: Ichiko Rosenthal, Uchina Goodwill Ambassador: Maiko Mundell, Etsuko Chidester, Mitsuko Chinen Davies, Seiko Miyara Okubo
・Do not have committee activities; get advised from Past Presidents and Amabassadors.
・Members are categorized into the following groups:
1.Pioneers in Utah who've created the Kenjinkai
2.Wives of US military servicemen
3.Mormons in Utah
・First President was Emi Bake; Started as a tea party where Uchinanchus in Utah could get together to talk and help each other.
・Family membership fees: $25; Married Couple: $20; Individuals:$15
Affiliated Org. 2 Related Org. 3 Publication 1
- Utah Okinawa Kenjinkai Activity contents
URL http://www.okinawautah.com Description ・Activites are mostly organized by members who are in their 40s; There's been an increase in memberships and they're active.
・Ryukyu dance classes are held several times in a week with members who are in their 70s.
・Ambassador Mundell has started a "Nakano-machi Eisa" group; Performs at many local and Kenjinkai events.
Own scholarship program None Exchange with other region Yes
In touch with California's OAA, Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Colorado Kenjinkais
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