Last night the Brockton Uechi-ryu Karate Academy celebrated our 1st anniversary with a student karate demonstration, board breaking, raffles, and pizza.
I would like to thank the following for their attendance at this special event.
<font color="red">Our special guests:</font>
Sensei George E Mattson
Sensei Robert Bethoney
<font color="red">The BUKA TC group:</font>
<font color="red">From Sensei Bethoney's Dojo:</font>
...thank you for the wonderful card
All The parents of the junior students.
Lynn Morrissey - for the beautiful cake
Mr. Pantous, and Steve at City Side Pizza in Brockton
The invited guests of the students.
<font color="red">The BUKA Instructors:</font>
Christin Murphy (who performed a great Dan Kumite, I think I may have found a partner for the Tournament! "Watch out Fedele we are comming after your title."
All the BUKA students.
Special Thanks to George Pantous for EVERYTHING you did!
and <font color="blue"> a VERY SPECIAL THANKS to Gary Khoury for giving me the idea to hold this celebration.</font> Gary it was every much as fun and exciting as you said it would be. I will tell you about it at the regional on Saturday.
The students perfomed well for the masters, and although it was their first official demonstration, they were really giving it all they had, no one was nervous.
I am very proud of the performance of my students and I look foward to another year of hard training with them at the BUKA.
Domo Arigato to all who attended.
Pictures of the event can be viewed by clicking BUKA 1st Anniversary Pictures
[This message has been edited by LenTesta (edited March 02, 2001).]