Thank you to all who joined us for the JYPG Spring Networking even and Kaname Izakaya and Shochu Bar. Almost 50 Young Professionals (of every age!) enjoyed good food and great conversation while making Japan connections.
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Treat yourself to a great night of networking, tasty izakaya morsels, and fun! JYPG Spring Networking event is next Thursday March 29th at 6:00. Come one, come all!
Also on Sunday Winds for Hope raised money to buy instruments for students affected by the Earthquake-Tsunami in a glittering show of classical and Jazz musicians, from local groups to international figures. Ko-Ichiro Yamamoto, principal trombone Seattle Symphony, Toshiko Akiyoshi, jazz pianist and composer, Lew Tabackin, flute and tenor sax, and Eric Miyashiro wowed the near-capacity audience for a good cause.
We were honored to be a part of SeattleJapanRelief.org which presented "A Day of Remembrance, A Day of Preparedness, Day of Rebuilding" on the anniversary of the Great Tohoku Earthquake-Tsunami. Thank you you especially to the SeattleJapanRelief.org Advisory Council for producing this wonderful event that honored, educated, and commemorated.
25 guests learned the ins and outs of employment law from two experts in the field, Ms. Naoko Inoue Shatz, Shatz Law Group, and Ms. Masakok Kanazawa, Assistant Attorey General, Atttorney General's Office Labor and Industries Division. To better faciliate understanding, this progam was presented in Japanese.
Showing their colors more than 25 ladies atteneded Kimono Jack. The preceoncert reception provided Japanese appetizers, a private kimono adjustment area, and and a chance to mingle at the private Soundbridge studio before joining the rest of the Celebrate Asia audience in Benaroya auditorium.
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We will be posting photos of the beautiful kimono and concert tomorrow.
Annual Dinner April 18, 2012. Join 200 business leaders from the Puget Sound area for our upcoming Annual Meeting and Dinner. Our keynote speaker is Mr. Jeff Bernier, Managing Director, Asia Pacific Sales and Affairs, Delta Air Lines. Also presenting the 7th Annual Thomas S. Foley Award to Japanese Companies in Washington State, accepted on their behalf by the Japan Business Association. These companies have contributed the area's business and cultural landscape since its founding, and their operations continue to strengthen our region today. Visit jassw.org, upcoming events.
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Japan-America Society members and friends stretch to start a two hour clinic with master trainer Kuniko Yamamoto. Visit our facebook page for more photos and information.
We are looking forward to welcoming many health and fitness enthusiasts at tomorrow's Improve Your Golf with Kuniko Yamamoto. Please note, the Japanese program starts at 10:00. Don't forget the Japan-America Society Annual Golf Tournament on July 18th!