The 16th Annual Mondale Award Dinner & Gala

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The 16th Annual Mondale Award Dinner & Gala

The Japan America Society of Minnesota is happy to announce the 16th Annual Mondale Award and Scholarship Dinner Gala on Saturday, November 2nd. This is an important event held every fall, and this year’s event is expected to draw over 175 corporate and individual members and community leaders. Proceeds from this fundraising event will enable JASM to continue to offer fascinating social and educational programs that promote cultural exchange between Minnesota and Japan, including the merit-based Mondale Scholarship.

Program Highlights

The keynote speaker will be Marc Knapper, Director of the U.S. Department of State Office of Japanese Affairs. Additional highlights include:

  • Presentation by former Vice President Walter Mondale of the Mondale Award for Japan – Minnesota Partnership.
  • The Mondale Scholarship will be announced for two Minnesota students for study in Japan.
  • ​A Silent Auction will be held during the reception and cocktail hour.
  • A Live Auction will be held during the dinner.

Keynote Speaker

Mr. Marc Knapper will be the keynote speaker for the 16th Annual Mondale Award and Scholarship Gala. Mr. Knapper is currently the Director of the U.S. Department of State Office of Japanese Affairs. He served in Japan with Ambassador Walter Mondale. As a diplomat, Mr. Knapper served in Tokyo, Hanoi, Seoul, and prior to his current post he served as the Political Counselor of United States Embassy in Baghdad.

Mondale Award for Japan – Minnesota Partnership Nominee

We are pleased to announce this year’s Mondale Award nominee to be Ms. Yoshie Suzuki Babcock, a teacher of flower arrangement at Sogetsu School of Ikebana. She has contributed 30 years to the teaching of Ikebana and the promotion of Japanese art and culture in Minnesota. Her flower arrangements have been featured in numerous art exhibitions, such as at the Minneapolis Institute of Art, and her teaching has inspired many students in learning this ancient Japanese art and cultural tradition.

Details

Date: Saturday, 11月 2, 2013
Time: 5:30-9pm ~~~ Reception starts at 5:30 p.m. – Banquet and Program starts at 6:30 p.m. ~~~
Place: Oak Ridge Country Club
700 Oak Ridge Road
Hopkins, MN 55305
火: 952.935.7721
Tickets: $100 for members / $125 for non-members

Registration and Payment (Deadline: Friday, 10月 25, 2013)

Be sure to fill out the registration form regardless of your method for payment. If you are paying by Paypal, fill out the form then proceed to pay through paypal. Payment and registration are required before the event.

[Step 1] ご予約
Please complete the registration from こちらからお願いいたします。

[Step 2] Payment

If you are mailing a check to us for your ticket(s), the address is:

Riverplace EH-131
43 Main Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414

For people paying by Paypal, please press the Paypal button below and fill out appropriately.

 

Make your payment: use PayPal below (preferred) or mail a check. Thank you for your cooperation!

Tickets

JASM is also accepting monetary donations for the silent auction that will be held during the Gala. These donations of any amount will be used to purchase special items that will be offered for the silent or live auction. Proceeds will go towards the Mondale Scholarship and JASM. If you have a high-end item you would like to donate, please contact the JASM office.
If you would like to make a monetary donation to the Mondale Scholarship, please use the Paypal button below. Any amount helps!!

 

イベント当日の着付けサービスをご希望の方は、10月29日(火)までにフォームをご記入の上、お申込ください。このサービスをお受けになる方には、20ドルの寄付金のご協力をお願いしております。

– Assistance with Kimono Dressing for the Mondale Dinner 2013 –
Registration and Donation (Deadline: 火曜日, 10月 29, 2013)

If you wish to wear a Kimono and require assistance at the event, be sure to fill out the registration form by Tuesday, 10月 29, 2013. A donation for this service would be be greatly appreciated. If you make a donation by Paypal, fill out the form then proceed to pay through paypal.

ご予約
Please complete the registration from こちらからお願いいたします。

Donation


Service




 
We will contact you for the appointment and the details before the event.
Please read the following link and make sure to bring all items we need.
***Do not forget to bring 3 koshi himo (cords or strips of cotton) などが催され、 2 thin towels as well.***
http://tsurukomaiko.freeforums.org/information-kimono-item-list-t21.html
If you are mailing a check to us for your reservation, the address is: 43 Main Street SE / EH-131 / Minneapolis MN 55414.

当日お越しいただく時間等につきましては、ご予約後にこちらよりご連絡させていただきます。
着付けに必要な持ち物は以下のリンクよりご確認いただけます。
http://www.k4.dion.ne.jp/~kitsuke/mochimono.html
小切手をお送りいただく場合は、以下の住所宛にお願いいたします。
ミネソタ日米協会
43 Main Street SE / EH-131 / Minneapolis MN 55414

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Find out more information at:
JASM Website (モンデール・プログラム)
JASM Website (Top Page)

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