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Local Soroptimist travel to Japan

From left, Diana Langlois, president Mary Ellen Burke, Hikone president Taeko Kitamura, Myra Golden and Mary Parsigian during the festivities of Hikone’s 30 year celebration of being a Soroptimist club.

July 26, 2012
In response to a friendship link and visit from Japanese Soroptimists in December, four Grosse Pointe Soroptimists traveled to Japan in May.

The local women participated the observance of the 30th anniversary of the Soroptimist International Hikone, Signa, Japan.

Grosse Pointe members gave an evergreen tree to be planted in Hikone honoring Hikone's anniversary.

The Hikone members gave Grosse Pointers a silk kimono embroidered with white cranes and flowers.

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