Thank you to our Vice Presidents

5月30日にトロント福岡県人会の互選会で長いこと副会長をつとめてくれた二人に感謝状がおくられました。今までお疲れ様でした
The Toronto Fukuoka Kenjinkai board thanked two longtime directors for their dedication as vice presidents on May 20, 2016, during the Gosenkai. The two will remain on the board as senior advisors.

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9th Worldwide Fukuoka Kenjinkai Convention Info

This year’s Worldwide Fukuoka Kenjinaki Convention is being held in Mexico City on October 15 &16.  It will take place in the Mexico-Japan Hall, Fujiyama 144 Col. Las águilas. Convention registration fee is about $250 USD. If you are a member and are interested in attending from Toronto, please contact us.

今年の第9回海外福岡県人会世界大会はメキシコで10月15日と16日に開催されます。大会参加料は$250USDぐらいです。トロントから参加される方はトロント福岡県人会に連絡ください。

Here is hotel information (must be booked on your own):
A) Hyatt Regency Mexico City, Campos Eliseos No. 204 Polanco Chapultepec, Mexico City, Mexico, 11560 Tel:+52-55-5083-1234 Fax:+52-55-5083-1235
http://mexicocity.regency.hyatt.com/en/hotel/home.html
・There is no special rate for convention attendees

B) Mexico City Revolucion Courtyard Marriot Hotel, Av. Revolución 333 Col Tacubaya, Mexico City, Mexico, 11870 Tel:+52-55-5627-0220
http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/mexrv-courtyard-mexico-city- revolucion/
・Single Room $71.96USD+tax (special convention rate)
・Double Room $71.96USD+tax (special convention rate
・Add another person for $16.90USD
・Must reserve by July 30 for special rate. There is a limited amount of rooms
・Contact the Toronto Fukuoka Kenjinkai on how to get the special rate (members only).

C) Holiday Inn Ciudad de Mexico – Trade Center, Av. Revolución 583 Col San Pedro de los Pinos, Mexico City, Mexico, 03800 Tel:+52-55-5278-9950
・The special room rates include breakfast.
・Contact the Toronto Fukuoka Kenjinkai on how to get the special rate (members only).

There will be shuttle buses to the convention venue from all hotels.

Uncle Tetsu featured in Toronto Star article

Today’s Toronto Star carried an article about the increasing Japanese shops in the Bay St. and Dundas St. W area.  It shows Uncle Tetsu owner Tetsushi Mizokami and talks about his stores in Toronto.  The famous Uncle Tetsu and his cheesecake shop originally comes from Fukuoka, Japan.

Read article here.