OSCA co-founder “Mrs. T” Kimi Takechi turns 100

In the 1960s, Kimi and and her husband Kazuo Takechi met with a representatives from Shizuoka, Japan at the old Fontenelle Hotel to talk about a civic alliance between Omaha and Shizuoka.  In 1965 the alliance was formalized, leading to many cultural and educational exchanges between Omaha and Shizuoka and the formation of OSCA.

Michael Kelly, Omaha World Herald columnist and friend of OSCA, recently wrote an excellent story about Kimi’s background and involvement in the Omaha community. Read more on the OWH website.