Join West LA Holiness Church’s Support of a Special Event


Sun., Oct. 23, 2022, at 11:00 AM
Sawtelle Community Celebration

Honoring Dr. Jack Fujimoto


Celebrate the dedication of Dr. Jack Fuijmoto Square in the heart of Sawtelle Japantown at the intersection of Sawtelle Blvd. and Mississippi Ave. 

When: Sun., Oct. 23, 2022 at 11:00 AM

Where: Sawtelle Japantown – Southwest Corner of Mississippi Ave. and Sawtelle Blvd.*

Program for the Community Celebration

  • Ceremonial Unveiling of the City Sign.
  • Invocations by the West LA Holiness Church’s Rev. Mitsunari Nakashima, West LA United Methodist Church, and hyobaku from the West LA Buddhist Temple.
  • West LA Taiko Performance.
  • Commendation from Councilmember Mike Bonin.
  • Outdoor Reception at the Japanese Institute of Sawtelle with a free raffle and great prizes, historical photographs exhibit, video presentation, and fun for the neighborhood, families, and friends (- immediately following the dedication).

* Outdoor Reception at the Japanese Institute of Sawtelle on 2110 Corinth Ave., Los Angeles, 90025, immediately follows the dedication. Street and metered parking are available in the neighborhood. Please read the signs.

Community Sponsors
Councilmember Mike Bonin • Supervisor Shelia Kuehl • West Los Angeles Buddhist Temple • West Los Angeles Methodist Church • West Los Angeles Holines Church • Japanese Institute of Sawtelle • Sawtelle Japantown Association • Sawtelle Reunion Committee • Fiscal Sponsor – Little Tokyo Service Center