On October 19, 2014, JSS’s counsellors, Mr. Takanori Kuge and Ms. Junko Mifune are running at the Waterfront Marathon among thousands of runners.
It is hard to believe that we are starting a new year here at JSS and that I will have completed my first year as president of the organization. The last year was a challenging one for us all here.
JSS raised another large amount of money at this year’s Toronto Challenge thanks to the hard work of Toke Suyama and the generosity of JSS supporter Mits Ito. Although the money is still coming in, the total raised up till July 7 was over $19,000.
In this article, I would like to introduce one of the JSS programs, which is in great demand.
On the 21st of June a seminar was organized by JSS and Nikka Gakuen for grades 5 to 9 in order to educate participants on dementia and how to provide support for those living with dementia.
The Hot Lunch program started about 15 years ago. At that time, 1stgeneration immigrants (Issei) and Nisei (2nd generation) Japanese at the Wynford Seniors group began finding the preparation of their favourite Japanese foods a little troublesome.
One recalls a typical image of summer in Japan when we think of salted edamame enjoyed with a cold draft beer. Edamame is one of those words which has claimed a familiar place within the English language.
Sweet chocolate… like an aphrodisiac, makes you feel so happy when you put it in your mouth. It has generated a lot of media coverage because it is believed that cocoa beans contain polyphenol, which is good for your body.