Flavors of Spring at the Berkeley City Club

Over 350 people enjoy fine food and beverages while raising over $25,000 for J-Sei’s senior nutrition programs! Many thanks to the wonderful businesses and individuals who provided sponsorships, food and drinks and purchased tickets. It would not have been a party without your participation. See you next year!




Event Sponsors

  • Alta Bates Summit
  • Boxer & Gerson
  • Cresa
  • Paul & Joan Fujii
  • Ned & Caroline Isokawa
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Minami Tamaki
  • Oto Bailey Fukumoto & Mishima
  • Abacus Products, Inc.
  • Advantage Electric Supply
  • Berkeley Buddhist Temple
  • Berkeley JACL
  • Buddhist Church of Oakland
  • Paul & Ann Tamaki Dion
  • Russell & Karol Doi
  • Mark Fujiwara & Jane Yamashiro
  • Fukumae & Saman
  • Peter Fukumae
  • The Furstner Group
  • Geta Restaurant
  • Hub International - George Yin & Ruthie Norton
  • Karlsson & Lane
  • Wayne & Suzie Koide
  • Kokoro Assisted Living
  • Dr. Leroy Morishita & Barbara Hedani-Morishita
  • Matt & Sharon Morizono
  • Peter & Lynn Nakaso
  • Gary Lee & Lisa Oyama
  • Glenn & Amy Shinsako
  • Chris & Arlene Swinderman
  • Stephen & Dorine Tanaka
  • Jane Tanamachi
  • Diane Wong
  • Scott Yokoi, OD & Suzanne Ishii

Featured Vendors

  • Alpha Omega Winery
  • Azuma Foods International
  • Berkeley Bowl
  • Chef Alan Hirahara
  • Chef Kinoshita
  • Christine's Upper Crust Pies
  • Cookie Bar Shop
  • Dashe Cellars
  • Dragon Rouge
  • Drakes Brewing Company
  • Five Restaurant at Hotel Shattuck
  • Hopscotch
  • Karinto Krisps
  • Kinder's Meats Deli BBQ
  • Montclair Baking
  • Monticello Vineyards
  • Musashi
  • Ozumo
  • Pacific Cookie Company
  • Paul Mathew Vineyards
  • Peju/Province Winery
  • Postino
  • Preston's Candy
  • Prospect 772 Wine Co.
  • Red Bay Coffee
  • Semifreddi's
  • Speakeasy Ales & Lagers
  • Specific Gravity Cider Co.
  • The Mead Kitchen
  • Wo Chong Tofu Company


Highlights from Our New Year's Luncheon

The J-Sei New Year Celebration in January was a special one. Since the December holiday party got rained out, we celebrated twice as hard! If you missed it, watch the video below for a recap of the event, complete with taiko and a performance by the Sentimenal Strummers!


Saturday Morning Series: Topaz Museum Update

In partnership with Friends of Topaz, an enlightening update on Topaz Museum was held with over 100 people in attendance. Many thanks to Patrick Hayashi, Kimi Kodani Hill and Jane Beckwith for sharing your stories and updates.




Upcoming Events

  • May 11 — Monday Lecture: Companionship Over 60
  • May 12 — FootCare with Over 60 Clinic
  • May 14 — J-Sei Senior Center Asian Day Celebration
  • May 25 — Memorial Day: J-Sei Office and Senior Center Closed
  • May 30 — Saturday Series: Tips for Senior Travelling
  • Jun 8 — Monday Lecture: Understanding Your Grandkids
  • Jun 13 — Saturday Series: Genealogy: How to Research and Share Rich Family Histories

Thanks to lead Flavors of Spring 2015 sponsor


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