Conversations of the Valley is a public affairs luncheon series sponsored by the St. Croix Valley Foundation.
“WWII Japanese-American Concentration Camps” with guest speaker John H. Suzukida
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
→ The Lowell Inn, 102 N. Second Street, Stillwater
→ Please note our change of venue with ramp parking validation!
Both of John’s parents were US citizens, born and raised in California. They were interned in America’s concentration camps during WWII; John will share their stories, a couple of artifacts and perspectives of those experiences.
John and his wife Lori live in Shoreview, MN and they have three grown children. His Mother was a resident of Christian Community Homes (CCH) in Hudson until her passing in 2015 and her family established a scholarship for staff of CCH which is a part of the St. Croix Valley Foundation, called “Helping Hands Scholarship”.
The cost of the lunch and program is $17 and must be paid in advance to guarantee your reservation. (Any payments received on the day of the event will be charged $20 a ticket, if seats available.)
To make a reservation (due in SCVF offices by noon prior to the day of luncheon):
1. Mail your check to: SCVF, 516 Second St. #214, Hudson, WI 54016, or
2. Make your reservation by credit card online using the PayPal button below. There is a $1.00 processing fee per person using PayPal.