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The Japanese American Optimist Club (JAO) was started in 1954 to assist the JA community and to help its children live successful and happy lives.

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AUG 24

Join us on Saturday, September 24 for the 2nd Annual Farm Walk for Childhood Cancer. Get some exercise, try some fruit/vegetable samples and help a great cause! For more information and to register, visit: www.farmwalkforchildhoodcancer.org

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AUG 22

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AUG 22

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JAO participated in the 76th Annual Nisei Week's Closing Ondo today!

AUG 15

Photos from Japanese American Optimist Club - JAO's post

JAO's candidate for the Respect for Law Program, Captain Danny Wu accepted the Firefighter of the Year Award today at the Pacific Southeast District Quarterly Meeting. Congrats again!!

JUL 25

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We have GREAT NEWS! Our Respect for Law Honoree, Capt. Danny Wu has been selected as the Pacific Southeast District's Firefighter of the Year! He will be honored at a Sunday Brunch on August 14 during the PSED convention in Barstow. Please contact Russ at rfujii1@yahoo.com to RSVP or for any questions

JUL 25

Japanese American Optimist Club - JAO's cover photo

JAO President, Eileen Yoshimura, with the 2016 Nisei Week Court Candidates!

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JAO Installation 2015