At this meeting Mistuko Gammon, owner of the Cha Ya Tea Shop, brought samples of the lovely Japanese wares she provides in her shop. She poured samples of tea and small treats with the assistance of Sachiko Yokota. Members were also given samples of special soaps that will keep us young looking forever!
After the presentation, members enjoyed a lovely Holiday refreshment table and time to enjoy time to chat with each other.
Tea to celebrate 25 years of Ikebana arrangements at Westland House
On Monday, November 19, 2018, members of Ikebana Monterey Bay Chapter were hosted to a tea put on by the staff at Westland House to celebrate 25 years of contributions of Ikebana arrangements. After enjoying a lovely tea, Ramiko Ogura of Ohara School and June Matsuoka of Sogetsu School gave demonstrations of the art of Ikebana. Nancy Bryson, President, and Kozue Knowles, Westland House Chair person, gave information about Ikebana and introduced the presenters.
Nancy Bryson, President and Kozue Knowles, Westland House Chair person
Meeting Calendar for 2018-2019
September 19 Susan Okada, Wafu School October 16 Sharon Krawetz, Wafu School November 13 Michiko Shimoda, Sogetsu School December 11 Mitsuko Gammon, Cha-ya, Japanese cultural program January 15 Sahshah Middleton, Sogetsu School February 14 Valentine’s Day School Outreach Workshop February 19 Workshop with Nancy Bryson and Fran Milford March TBD Bus Trip to San Francisco for I.I. S.F. Bay Area’s bi-annual flower show April 16 Anniversary Luncheon II Monterey Bay Chapter, May 10 Mother’s Day School Outreach Workshop May 21 Sachiko Yokota, Sogetsu School (in honor of attaining First Teacher Instructor Certificate) May TBD Chapter Joint Board Meeting
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