"THE STUDENTS ARE COMING"

WHEN: JULY 28 TO AUGUST 4

FROM WHERE: SHIMIZU HIGH SCHOOL (SISTER SCHOOL                                          TO FAIRHAVEN HIGH SCHOOL)

HOW MANY: THREE STUDENTS AND ONE TEACHER

NEED: INTERESTED HOMESTAY FAMILIES

CONTACT:  GERRY ROONEY AT 508-995-1219

Make this summer truly different with a unique cultural exchange of ideas and outlooks.


SHOWA UNIVERSITY

STUDENTS VISIT

MANJIRO'S FIRST SCHOOL

Showa students join an era-clad mannequin in Manjiro's first school during their Manjiro Trail tour on February 16th.

Consul General Rokuichiro Michii of the Boston Japanese Consulate greets visitors and guests to the festival

Gerry Rooney points out some Manjiro related information at the Old Stone School which Manjiro attended in 1843.

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Two of the seventeen cherry trees that Dr. Shigeaki Hinohara donated still bloom splendidly in his memory in Cook Memorial Park just down the street from the museum.

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WHITFIELD-MANJIRO 
FRIENDSHIP SOCIETY, INC.

Ms. Angelica Sincavage relates her recent experience in Washington, D. C. where she represented the state as Mass. Cherry Blossom Princess.  President Gerry Rooney and Selectman Bob Espindola appreciate her message.

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LOCAL TEACHER TRAINING CONTINUES

PROGRAMS

(508) 995-1219

6TH CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL

IN FULL BLOOM