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Volunteer Appreciation

Virtual Event

Your Garden. Our Gratitude.

June

12th

Join us virtually!

Watch With Us From Home

Hear our thanks

Reiko Yasui Reavis

Executive Director 

Appreciation 

Messages & Award Presentations from our President and Executive Director

Kiyoko Toyama

President of the Board

Shayna Price

Interim Volunteer Coordinator 

Cultural Programs & Events Coordinator

Volunteer News from our Interim Volunteer Coordinators

Eriko Saxon

Interim Volunteer Coordinator 

Membership & Cultural Arts

Manager

Award & Appreciation Film

Volunteers, thank you for the many devoted hours of help you have given unselfishly to RoHoEn over the last year. JFG has decided to have our Annual Volunteer Appreciation Event online this year due to Covid-19 social distancing and event gathering restrictions. We are creating an appreciation and award film with words from our President and Executive Director as well as many of your own voices. Volunteers will be invited to watch the film together on Zoom (those who are uncomfortable with zoom will have the option to watch the appreciation film on Youtube on their own time). It is our heartfelt goal to bridge the physical distance and extend our heartfelt appreciation to you through this film and Zoom watch party! Please click on the link above to join the Zoom event with your password.

Virtual

Event Agenda

June 12th, 2020 @ 5:30PM

5:30

Virtual Meet & Greet

5:40

Watch Event Film Live

6:00

Polls & Q & A Session

7

210

4,550

ROLES
VOLUNTEERS
HOURS

THE DIFFERENCE YOU MADE AT ROHOEN

THIS YEAR

TRANSLATES TO

 $115,710

DOLLARS

Special Projects

Volunteers who were involved in special projects this year at the Garden

NAJGA:  Steve Donley

Ikebana:  Carol Brecker

Bonsai:  Ardie Apostolos

Tea:  Yuiko Ames

Outreach/Many Hats:  Rose Turman

Group Gardening:  Hands On Greater Phoenix 

Special Mentions

Special Mentions for volunteers who made a special impact on the Garden this year

Compost:  Ed king

Grant:  Ken Maruyama

Donations:  Janice Shimokubo

Garden:  Brandon Clouser

Volunteers With Highest Hours

Volunteers with the highest recorded hours at the RoHoEn

Rose Turman

 

Ambassador

Rose Turman

65.5 hours

Gardener

Eric Farrer

120.75 hours

Tea

Yoko Ueda

35 hours

Docent

John Enright

35 hours

Office

Diane Snyder

101.75 hours

Events

Cara Gomez

26 hours

Volunteers with the 2nd & 3rd Highest Hours

Ambassador

Cheryle Bebbington

64.25 hours

Pat Smith

56.75 hours

Gardener

Ed King

68 hours

Steven Donley

68 hours

Tea

Tomoko Yabuki

33.5 hours

Kyoko Showman

32.5 hours

Docent

Rose Turman

21 hours

Gil Cano

15.25 hours

Office

Anil Solanky

75 hours

Agnes Speziale

68 hours

Events

Rose Turman

21.5 hours

Red Jones

20.5 hours

Longevity

Years of Service

10 Years of Service

Thank You!

 Joanne Itow  - Since 2008     

12 Years - Event/Gift Shop


 Joyce Saka - Since 2006

14 Years - Office/Special Events

John Zerio -  Since 2010    

10 Years - Garden


Beth Cole - Since 2010    

10 Years -  Special Events/Board of Directors
 

20 Years of Service

Thank You!

 

Nancy Woods - Since 2000

20 Years - Docent/Office/Tea

 

John Enright - Since 1999

21 Years - Docent

 

Doris Asano - Since 1998

22 Years - Garden

 

Debra Barnes - Since 1998

22 Years - Docent/Garden

 

Margo Stipe - Since 1998

22 Years - Docent

 

Reiko Carpenter - Since 1996

24 Years - Tea

 

Ada Gutierrez-Wong - Since 1996

24 Years - Tea

 

Mark Lamm - Since 1996

24 Years - Board of Directors

 

Kyoko Showman - Since 1996

24 Years - Tea

15 Years of Service

Thank You!

 

Christiana Ferris - Since 2004

16  Years - Garden


Phillip Okuma  - Since 2004

16  Years - Garden


Ilene Takiguchi - Since 2004

16  Years - Special Events/Board of Directors


Kai Umeda  - Since 2004

16  Years - Garden


Michael Whiting - Since 2004

16  Years - Board of Directors


George Lusk - Since 2004

16  Years - Docent


Donna W Koons - Since 2002

18  Years -  Gift Shop/Board of Directors

25 Years of Service

Thank You!

 

Keiko Nakada - Since 1993

27 Years - Tea

See you virtually on June 12th to celebrate!

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Address:

1125 N. 3rd Avenue,

Phoenix, Arizona 85003 

Phone: 602-274-8700​

Email:  info@jfgphx.org

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