The Lethbridge Twinning Society was very pleased to plan, organize and fund the “Thank you Alberta Tour – 2012 – Makoto Sakurada” – We are very grateful to the support and cooperation received from everyone to make the tour the huge success that it was! The free will offerings/donations made to the Lethbridge Twinning Society were greatly appreciated.
We do wish to acknowledge those that made everything come together, we hope that we have not missed anyone:
Town of Jasper;Jasper Chamber of Commerce;Sayuri Japanese Restaurant;Tourism Jasper;Town of Hinton;The Eagle Raidio Station (Hinton);Whitecourt Central School;Town of Whitecourt;Airborne Aviation;Whitecourt Forest interpretative Centre;Whitecourt House Concert Association;Whitecourt International Friendship Society;Whitecourt Riverboat Association;Whitecourt Star Newspaper;Town of Barrhead;Barrhead United Church;Edie Yuill;Westlock Alliance Church;Town of Westlock;Robin Brett;Pastor Ralph Rintisch;Town of Stony Plain (Trish Haryett);David Ibsen family;FACTSnet Alberta;The Edmonton Japanese Community Association;CKUA Radio Station;CBC Radio Edmonton;Omni TV Edmonton;Canada Border Services (Immigration);International Intergovernmental Relations;The City of Camrose (Jane Cherry);Jack and Jane Ross;Association for Life-Wide Living (ALL) of Alberta;Bethel Lutheran Church of Camrose;Rev. Kristian Wold;City of Airdrie (Michael McAllister);Cedarwood Station;Town of Hanna (Rhonda Lund;Geraldine Gervais;Gwen Snell;Councillor Chris Warwick);(Sean – sound/lighting);CBC Radio, Calgary; Cardel Theater;Japanese Consulate of Japan – Calgary (Jeremiah);Calgary Nikkei Cultural & Senior Centre; Calgary Kotobuki Society;Calgary Herald;Lethbridge Herald;Alberta Ministry of Culture (Lethbridge);Country 95.5FM Radio (Lethbridge);Global TV;Nikkei Cultural Society (Lethbridge);Okinawa Cultural Society (Lethbridge);Kopi Ko (Lethbridge); Sign City (Lethbridge);College Drive Community Church (Lethbridge);Wave Tech (Lethbridge);Victory Church (Lethbridge);University of Lethbridge-Global Drums (Adam Mason);CTV (Lethbridge);City of Lethbridge,Lethbridge Rotary;Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce.
Executive – Lethbridge Twinning Society c/o 129 Riverwood Manor West Lethbridge, Alberta. T1K7X4 Ph: 403-381-3575 www.lethbridgetwinningsociety.com
(Letter as received on October 03, 2012)
Mr. Harold Pereverseff and Members of the Lethbridge Twinning Society
We, the directing board of the Towada Association for International Relations, are very glad to know that our singer, song writer, Makoto Sakurada gave his “Thank You, Alberta” concert tour with a great success, and extended Japanese gratitude for Albertan’s help and support to the recovery from the enormous earthquake and the following huge tsunami disaster. And we also extend our thanks from heart to all the members of the Lethbridge Twinning Society for your great help and effort to plan and support his concert tour .
We hope this elaborated work will make our twinning relationship stronger and lead to plenty of harvest and beautiful flowers. We are looking forward to meeting you again in Towada and Lethbridge.
Thank you again, With the best regards.
Haruwo SHIRAYAMA President — Towada Association for International Relations
Yasuko MURAYAMA Vice President — Towada Association for International Relations
Teiichi ARAO Director of Lethbridge City Relations — Towada Association for International Relations
Kazumasa SAKURADA Director, Chief of the Secretariat — Towada Association for International Relations
Michi HIRANO Director, Member of the Secretariat — Towada Association for International Relations