Olathe to honor Japanese Rotarian

Olathe city officials will honor Rotarian Akio Fukushima from Maebashi, Japan, today for his involvement with the school district’s student exchange program.

Along with participating in the city’s exchange program, Fukushima donated several large cherry trees that are to be planted in Calamity Park near downtown and Stage Coach Park near the Mahaffie Stagecoach stop.

The city will honor Fukushima at 4 p.m. at Calamity Line Park on Santa Fe.