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San Diego JACL 2015 Annual Picnic

The 64th Annual JACL Community Picnic will be held on June 28th at East Crown Point Shores at 11:00 A.M.  This event will include the following:


Opportunity drawing ($1,000, $500 & $250 cash), Raffle Prizes, Gift Basket Contest, Face Painting, Origami Folding, Inflatable Jumper, Games for all ages, Geta Races, Hawaiian Shave Ice.


1:00 p.m.         Games

2:45 p.m.         Scholarship Awards*

3:00 p.m.         Gift Basket Contest – Top 3 Awards

                          Raffle and Cash Prizes


*All the JACL Scholarship winners will be recognized


Gift Basket Contest


  • No Cost to enter

  • Use your creativity to construct a special gift basket

  • Bring it to the Picnic between 11:00 AM and 1:30 PM

  • Tickets will be sold for $.50 each or 3 for $1.00 and tickets are then placed with the Gift Baskets desired.  Each Basket will be raffled off from the tickets inserted for each Basket.  The top three Baskets, based on the number of tickets purchased will be awarded prizes.

  • Anything can be celebrated

  • Out of the box thinking is encouraged


Please contact Sandy Kobayashi if you plan on entering the Gift Basket Contest or if you just plan on bringing a gift basket for donation for the big raffle.  Sandy can be contacted at 619 464-2203 or


Youth & Adult Games


Pam Takahashi with Kevin Matsumoto are busy with planning a wide range of games for all age groups.  Look forward to a day of fun.




The raffle prizes are starting to build up.  John Yamate with Seaforth Sportfishing has generously donated half-day fishing trips, Ken Yasuda with Yasuda Nursery a gift certificate for trees and Sue Yamauchi with her famous quilted gifts.  Please contact Robert Ito, 619 954-7017 or if you would like to contribute something for the raffle.


Food and Beverage


Everyone is encouraged to bring their own food and coordinate with family and friends, Potluck style!  JACL will be providing free water and soda for the group.

Raffle Prize Ticket Sales

Prizes include cash, gift cards, and more!

Single Ticket .....................................  $5.00
Ticket Bundle (6x)...........................  $25.00

Online raffle ticket sales for this event have CLOSED.  On-Site Raffle ticket sales will be available.

  • All proceeds from the picnic, including raffle and gift basket auction sales will be used to fund youth leadership and scholarship programs within JACL San Diego.

  • All online raffle sales tickets will automatically be entered into the drawing.

  • Winners of cash prizes do not need to be present to win.  Winners of non-cash prizes drawn during the picnic must be present or have a family representative available to claim the prize. 

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