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  • Rick & Patee Shinto & Family

Monument Anniversary


Saturday, June 6, 2020, 12 PM (PST)


Pre-Show begins at 11:45 a.m. "Honor a Veteran" Photo Gallery

Join us on Saturday, June 6, 2020 at 12 p.m. (PST) for GFBNEC's first LIVE STREAM ONLY Monument 21st Anniversary Tribute event. In order to keep our veterans and our community safe, we will not be able to hold this event in person. For the first time in the Monument's history, viewers from across the country will be able to partake online in this special day celebrating the legacy of the Japanese American veterans of WWII. Help us celebrate and share this inspiring story.

It's not too late to ensure our first virtual Monument Anniversary Tribute is a success! Click here to learn more about the ways you can support through Monument Anniversary Sponsorship, Opportunity Drawing, Veteran Floral Dedication, "Honor a Veteran" Campaign and general donations.

Event Information


Dr. Mitchell T. Maki, GFBNEC President and CEO

David Ono, ABC7 News Anchor and Member of the GFBNEC Board of Directors

Keynote Speaker:

Kisa Ito, Granddaughter of Lawson Iichiro Sakai, 442nd RCT

The event will be live streamed on Facebook, YouTube, or bookmark this page and watch it live here.

Become a Sponsor

All sponsors will receive recognition as a Monument 21st Anniversary Tribute Sponsor in the live stream program and on the GFBNEC website. (All prior Monument donations will be recognized at the following giving levels.)

Download Sponsor Form

Sponsor Levels

How to watch and join the celebration on June 6

1. Pick where you want to watch
We will be streaming live on Facebook, YouTube, and at If you'd like to join in for an audience Q&A, then please consider watching on Facebook, as that will be our only platform with commenting capability as well as a live fundraiser:

Remember to 'like' and 'subscribe' to our channels to catch all updates.

2. Tune in starting at 11:45 A.M PST for the pre-show
We'll be featuring and thanking our generous sponsors and donors. We will also be sharing "Honor a Veteran" digital tributes during this time.

Live stream kicks off at 12:00 P.M. PST
Showtime! Grab a snack and please feel free to submit questions and comments on Facebook throughout the program.

Thank you in advance for your support...

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