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Minoru Yasui Presidential Medal of Freedom and Legacy Stone
October 18, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until October 19, 2016
The library will be hosting the President Medal of Freedom from 10am to 7pm on October 18th and 19th. In 2015, President Barack Obama awarded Yasui the medal, which is the highest civilian award in the nation, for his work for human rights.
In addition to the exhibit, which features a video of the Nomination for the medal by Hood River Middle School Students and the presentation of the medal by President Barack Obama, the library will also be unveiling the Minoru Yasui legacy stone in the library driveway at 4pm on October 19th. A centennial birthday reception will follow the unveiling.