Senate Bill 146 was passed in 2017 designating the third Saturday in March as Cherry Blossom Day in Salem. Cherry Blossom Day at the Capitol, taking place this year on March 18, was created to celebrate the cherry blossom trees on the Capitol Mall, and organically became a celebration of the Japanese cultural influence in Oregon due to the significance of the cherry blossom (Sakura) to their community.
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The Cherry Blossoms — Cherry City Roller Derby’s junior team — came home with silver from the Junior Roller Derby Association Championship on Saturday, July 30, and Sunday, July 31. The second place finish in the open division came in the Cherry Blossoms first trip to the JRDA Championships. The[Read More…]