BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.3501@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20120422T000000Z DTEND:20120422T000000Z DESCRIPTION:All Japanese American men and women\, whether living or decease d\, who served in the US military during World War II deserve proper recog nition\, and a group of Chicago-area organizations is planning a community -wide celebration to do just that. The Nikkei World War II Veterans Tribut e will be held in Chicago on&nbsp\;Sunday\, April 22\, 2012\, and all such veterans and surviving family members are invited to attend.\nIf you know a Japanese American who served in World War II\, and if you want to inclu de his or her portrait in the April 22 Tribute\, please submit a photograp h to the event planning committee. The photo can be either a studio shot o r a candid\, should be of World War II vintage\, and should show the servi ce member in uniform. Service members' images will be reproduced in the co mmemorative program book and possibly in the video presentation that will be screened at the Tribute event.\nOriginal photographs can be directed ei ther to the Chicago Japanese American Citizens League office (5415 N. Clar k Street\,&nbsp\;Chicago&nbsp\;IL&nbsp\;60640) or to the Japanese American Service Committee (4427 N. Clark Street\,&nbsp\;Chicago&nbsp\;IL&nbsp\;60 640). Please include the name of the service member pictured\, along with the name and address of the party to whom the photograph should be returne d. Digital files of portraits should be sized at 5 x 7 inches minimum and 300 dpi minimum\, and should be directed to<a href="mailto:ptamada@tamadab rown.com?" target="_blank">ptamada@tamadabrown.com</a>. Digital files on C D-ROM also can be mailed to the JACL and JASC offices. Again\, please incl ude the name of the service member pictured. Photos and scans must be rece ived by&nbsp\;Monday\, March 5\, 2012\, to be included in the Tribute.\nFo r details on the April 22 event\, or to register veterans and surviving fa milies\, visit the Nikkei WWII Veterans Tribute&nbsp\;<a href="http://r20. rs6.net/tn.jsp?llr=adww4neab&amp\;et=1109052219087&amp\;s=736&amp\;e=001Cj fFTkPibjSWAWL1PfSbQQ43qC1iu3C8EvNy9FO0t65hG4Xun-VzTsXY9WWS5Fq_DNPnbnCqCNAT A8kAK3lr-974RxWpiVwGwNryFmqXAJsiHrrWvJQznQ==" target="_blank">website</a>& nbsp\; or contact the&nbsp\;<a href="mailto:nikkeivets@gmail.com?" target= "_blank">committee</a>&nbsp\;<a href="tel:%28773.728.7170" target="_blank" >(773.728.7170</a>).\nThe Nikkei World War II Veterans Tribute is a collab oration of the Chicago&nbsp\;Nisei&nbsp\;Post #1183 of the American Legion \, Japanese American Citizens League - Chicago Chapter\, Chicago Japanese American Historical Society\, Japanese American Service Committee\, Japane se Mutual Aid Society of Chicago\, and Chicago Japanese American Council.\ n\n<a></a> SUMMARY:The Chicago Tribute to Nikkei WW II Veterans URL:/en/events/2012/04/22/the-chicago-tribute-to-nikkei-ww-ii-veterans/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR