Thank you to our sponsors whose generous donations help us enhance our programming, exhibits, and events. These ensure our Garden hosts and hostesses and volunteers can provide the best omotenashi [Japanese Hospitality] possible. 

Founder's Path Sponsors

Sun Life - Steve Miles 


As a Sun Life Financial advisor, Steve Miles strives to provide the highest level of professional service for Clients. He works with small business owners and clients who are nearing retirement or are already retired. Steve focuses on reducing taxes and maximizing income.


Sonny & Kim Nakashima 



Sonny & Kim Nakashima have been longtime supporters of Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden. Their involvement in the garden,in particular with the Winter Light Festival, ensures that we can develop unique programming and events each year that exceed visitor expectations. Sonny & Kim have sponsored the Winter Light Festival from the very beginning and with their generous support we have been able to grow the festival each year and attract tens of thousands of visitors through our gates. We are very grateful to Sonny & Kim for helping to champion the Winter Light Festival.

Subaru Lethbridge



Director's Path Sponsors



Wesbridge Construction



Wesbridge Construction has been the leading general contractor in Lethbridge for over 50 years. Wesbridge was incorporated in 1971 to provide construction services for industrial, commercial and institutional projects in both Alberta and British Columbia. The Company continues to build on a solid reputation for quality construction on a variety of construction management, firm price and design build projects.

Western Tractor


Gardener's Path Sponsors


Songer Architecture Inc.


As a small, focused architecture and interior design studio, SONGER architecture inc is passionate about creating spaces that draw people together. We believe that architecture can act as a social catalyst, and can create more liveable and vibrant communities. We are committed to enhancing the built environment with purposeful planning. We believe that beauty grows out of functionality. Beautiful environments evoke a visceral response and create a sense of well-being that allow us to work better, engage better, live better. Our goal is to create elegant spaces that respect the natural environment, and bring joy to the people who gather–both within and outside.

Corporate Sponsors