OFUNATO MAYOR GIVES UPDATE ON JAPAN EARTHQUAKE RECOVERY

Mayor Kimiaki Toda, the Mayor of Ofunato, gave a speech at the Japan Foundation outlining the details of the recovery of Ofunato from the Japan earthquake five years ago. A lot of progress has been completed including rebuilding of local buildings and infrastructure. Mr. Takata attended the speech a…

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Mr. Takata attended the 14th annual Nanka Kenjinkai Kyogikai Golf Tournament at Montebello Country Club last month. It was a fun event and Mr. Takata was glad to support the event. He met some old friends and one man came from Japan to attend the event.

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Mr. Takata will give an estate seminar on Thursday, July 14, 2016 at 1PM. It will be held at Union Bank, Gardena Branch, 15800 S. Western Ave., Gardena, CA 90247. Mr. Takata will discuss estate planning trusts, wills, probate, estate taxes, and other topics. The seminar will be given in both Engli…

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JAPANESE GARDEN EVENT IN PASADENA  MAY 2016

Mr. Takata attended an event at the Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden in Pasadena, California. The Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden is a private garden which has a beautiful Japanese teahouse, lake, and trees in the old part of Pasadena. It occassionally hosts events. The event was for the Hiroshima…

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ANA LPGA GOLF TOURNAMENT  APRIL 2016

Mr. Takata attended the second annual LPGA ANA Golf Tournament in Mission Hills, CA. It is the first ladies pro major tournament of the year and there was much excitement. ANA Airlines is the title sponsor of the event and Mr. Takata received complimentary passes for the event. It was exciting to se…

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LOVE TO NIPPON MEMORIAL  March 6, 2016

Mr. Takata attended the Love to Nippon Memorial event on March 6, 2016.

An article in the Rafu Shimpo Newspaper describing the event is paraphrased as follows.

Former Transportation Secretary Norman Mineta delivered the keynote address onSunday, March 6, at Love to Nippon, a memorial event commemora…

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CHARITY EVENT IN WOODLAND HILLS, CA  JANUARY 23, 2016

Mr. Takata attended a charity event in Woodland Hills, CA. It was a fun event and benefited several charities. Some the charities attending were Autism Speaks, Boys & Girls Club of Hollywood, One Step Closer Foundation, Sunshin Kids, GuardaHeart Foundation, Wildlife Waystation, Mayte's Rescue, a…

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Mr. Takata will give an estate seminar on Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 1PM to 3PM. It will be held at Re/Max Estate Properties Office, 23740 Hawthorne Blvd, Second Floor, Torrance, CA 90505. Mr. Takata will discuss estate planning trusts, wills, probate, estate taxes, and other topics. The seminar wil…

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RIKUZENTAKATA, JAPAN OCTOBER 2015

Mr. Takata traveled to Japan in October. He participated in a charity golf tournament in Takizawa, Iwate, Japan. The charity tournament raised funds for the survivors of the devastating earthquake that hit Japan on March, 2011. It was held at the Kurikoma Golf Club in Iwate, Japan. Over 100 people p…

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GO FOR BROKE ANNUAL DINNER  9/19/2015

Mr. Takata attended the annual Go for Broke annual dinner last Saturday. It was a gala event and about 900 people attended. The Go for Broke Educational Foundation promotes education and supports the Japanese American World War II veterans who fought in the US army in Europe. The Japanese American 4…

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AUTISM SPEAKS CHARITY EVENT SEPTEMBER 12, 2015

Mr. Takata attended the charity event in Los Angeles, CA for Autism Speaks. Autism Speaks supports research for the cure for people afflicted with Autism. Actor Ed Asner is the chief celebrity spokesman for the charity. At the event, Mr. Takata met actors Evan Handler and Ed Begley Jr. Evan Handler…

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Mr. Takata will give an estate seminar on Tuesday, October 28, 2015 at 1PM. It will be held at Union Bank, Gardena Branch, 15800 S. Western Ave., Gardena, CA 90247. Mr. Takata will discuss estate planning trusts, wills, probate, estate taxes, and other topics. The seminar will be given in both Engli…

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ESTATE SEMINAR TUESDAY JULY 28,2015

Mr. Takata will give an estate seminar on Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at 2PM. It will be held at the Miyako Hotel, 328 E. First St., Los Angeles, CA 90012. Mr. Takata will discuss estate planning trusts, wills, probate, estate taxes, and other topics. The seminar will be given in both English and Japanes…

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ONE STEP CLOSER FOUNDATION CHARITY EVENT -  LAS VEGAS - JUNE 19,2015

Mr. Takata attended the charity event held at the Ballys Hotel in Las Vegas for the One Step Closer Foundation on June 19, 2015. . It was a fun event and there were many celebrities attending including Cheryl Hines (Actress - TV Series Curb Your Enthusiasm) , Ryan Beckett (Actor - TV Series Bachelo…

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BOYS & GIRLS CLUB CHARITY EVENT   JUNE 13, 2015

Mr. Takata attended a charity event in Hollywood, CA benefiting the Boys & Girls Club of Hollywood. The event raises funds for youth programs for young people living in the Hollywood area. Since 1937, the Boys & Girls Club of Hollywood has provided a safe haven for children to discover, lear…

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CHARITY EVENT FOR WESPARK FOUNDATION MARCH 2015

Mr. Takata attended a charity event for the WeSpark Foundation. It was the second year that Mr. Takata has attended this event. The WeSpark foundation provides support and assistance for cancer patients. The event was hosted by television actor Jason Alexander. Mr. Alexander was one of the stars of…

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ANA LPGA GOLF TOURNAMENT  APRIL 2015

Mr. Takata attended the first annual LPGA ANA Golf Tournament in Mission Hills, CA. It is the first ladies pro major tournament of the year and there was much excitement. ANA Airlines is the title sponsor of the event and Mr. Takata received complimentary passes for the event. It was exciting to see…

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Mr. Takata will give an estate seminar on Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at 2PM. It will be held at Union Bank, Gardena Branch, 15800 S. Western Ave., Gardena, CA 90247. Mr. Takata will discuss estate planning trusts, wills, probate, estate taxes, and other topics. The seminar will be given in both En…

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PASADENA ROSE PARADE FLOAT HONORS JAPANESE AMERICAN WWII VETERANS

The City of Alhambra created a float for the annual Rose Parade in Pasadena honoring the Japanese American WWII Veterans who served in the US army in Europe. The famous Japanese American WWII regiment called the 442nd was one of the most decorated units in WWII. The mayor of Alhambra is a Japanese A…

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CHARITY EVENT IN LAS VEGAS

Mr. Takata attended the charity event held at the Ballys Hotel in Las Vegas for the One Step Closer Foundation on December 13, 2014. It was a fun event and there were many celebrities attending including Jonathan Ogden, NFL Hall of Fame player who played for the Baltimore Ravens football team and un…

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GO FOR BROKE ANNUAL DINNER

Mr. Takata attended the annual Go for Broke annual dinner last Saturday. It was a gala event and about 900 people attended. The Go for Broke Educational Foundation promotes education and supports the Japanese American World War II veterans who fought in the US army in Europe. The Japanese American 4…

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