2017 Chapter 20th Year Anniversary 

In 2017, we were honored to have Headmaster Designate Senko Ikenobo join us for the chapter’s 20th anniversary celebration. She gave a demonstration, and exhibited her beautiful arrangement alongside Professor Manabu Noda and our members.

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The 20th year anniversary exhibition held at the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

Ribbon cut ceremony to the exhibition with Headmaster Designate Senko Ikenobo and Professor Manabu Noda

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Headmaster Designate Senko Ikenobo’s Rikka arrangement at the exhibition

Professor Manabu Noda’s Free Style arrangement at the exhibition

Chapter members arrangements lined up along the aisles of the Krannert Center

Ikekomi, the onsite arranging 

Each arrangement was viewed and commented by Headmaster Designate, Senko Ikenobo

Group shot with Headmaster Designate, Senko Ikenobo

Anniversary Banquet

The chapter founder Kimiko Gunji spoke at the banquet

A handmade gift from member Barbara Schroeder

Demonstration by Headmaster Designate Senko Ikenobo

A Reishiki style demonstration by Professor Manabu Noda

The chapter president Jeanne Holy spoke at the event

Headmaster Designate Senko Ikenobo and Professor Manabu Noda with the Consul General of Japan in Chicago, Naoki Ito, attended the cerebration

A special member workshop, in conjunction with the cerebration, taught by Professor Manabu Noda