Fundraising Campaign

“During the last month of my program in Japan I’m going to do the most I can, see as much as I’m able to, and continue making memories that will last a lifetime.” —Maly Thao, 2015 Mondale Scholarship recipient

“I’m so thankful for having had this opportunity, and I can’t thank JASM and the sponsors enough for helping provide this influential event every year.” — Taylor Nelson, 2015 J-Quiz winner

 

JASM needs your help!

 

It has been very exciting for the Japan America Society of Minnesota. The organization has been doing our best to provide opportunities to Minnesota to connect with Japan for the past 40 years.

We have many wonderful events, such as J-Quiz in which 95 students from 12 schools compete to go to Washington D.C. In June we have a the Harukaze concert at Sundin Hall on Hamline University’s campus. We have the exciting Lantern Lighting Festival at Como Zoo inAugust. Then we welcome the new year with 新年会 bringing the sights, tastes, and sounds of Japanese New Year.

You can help, and continue to make these JASM events possible.

JASM embarked on a major fundraising initiative to build a future that will expand the programs of the Society, reach new audiences, and contribute to the future of the U.S. – Japan relationship building in Minnesota. For JASM to thrive more in the future, we need your help. Please consider making a donation to JASM. You can contact us by phone at 612-627-9357 or make your donation online anytime.

 

How will your donation to JASM be used?

 

Your donation will help JASM to increase the number of students who participate in the Mondale Scholarship Program. Along with J-Quiz and provide scholarships. JASM can expand its programming and activities through additional social networking activities with more funds. Your donation in any amount will help JASM reach our overall goal and make a difference in the community.

Thank you for helping JASM to grow and continue to be a force in building U.S.-Japan relationships of many kinds in Minnesota.

 

How to Donate

 

By Check: Please make the check out to “JASM” and mail it to:

ミネソタ日米協会
Riverplace EH-131
43 Main Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414

By Phone: Please call the JASM office at 612.627.9357 to donate by credit card.

By PayPal: Please click the PayPal link below:

February Newsletter 2018

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Corporate Roundtable: Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018

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Corporate Roundtable: Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018

Corporate Roundtable Speaker: Gabrielle Gerbaud, エグゼクティブ・ディレクター, Minnesota Trade Office and Chief Protocol Officer – State of Minnesota In February, we are very pleased to welcome Gabrielle Gerbaud to speak about her role as the Executive Director of the Minnesota Trade Office. Ms. Gerbaud will share initiatives that she is developing to support the relationship U.S. – Japan relationship and to increase trade between Minnesota and Japan. She will discuss how the Minnesota Trade Office views Japan as a key partner in its overall...

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日本語能力クイズ大会 2018

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J-Quiz 2018

On Saturday, February 17th, 2018, high school students from all over Minnesota will gather together to put their knowledge of Japanese Language and Culture to the test! Teams of students from each school will compete in 4 levels of difficulty. Students will first write an essay, then participate in a preliminary round of questions regarding Japanese Language and Culture. The winners of the Final Rounds are sent to Washington D.C. 及びさくら祭りに参加するための切符が渡されます。. This year again, we are inviting family...

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January Newsletter 2018

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Please Help JASM to Grow with a Donation During December!

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Please Help JASM to Grow with a Donation During December!

The Japan America Society of Minnesota is in its 45th year as a Society with a mission to bring the people of Japan and the United States closer together through cultural, educational and business events and programs in Minnesota. In order to continue to thrive as an organization, we need to grow by being flexible to changes in our community, try new ideas and reach out to new audiences. Everyone has a part in building and sustaining JASM into the future. Many of you have given a donation in addition to your annual membership. For these...

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Traditional Craft, Contemporary Design: Exploring Old and New Japan May 18–30, 2018

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Traditional Craft, Contemporary Design:  Exploring Old and New Japan  May 18–30, 2018

The Japan America Society of Minnesota (JASM) and the Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramic Arts (Bray) are sponsoring a special tour to Japan in May 2018 for lovers of traditional and contemporary crafts, architecture and gardens. This tour will visit sites and studios not usually included on such tours—traversing from Kyushu in the south to Takamatsu and on to Tokyo. We will visit individual pottery studios where talented ceramic artists produce both traditional pots as well as pots and sculpture which break with the past, along with a...

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December Newsletter 2017

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新年会 2018 – Japanese New Year Celebration-

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Shinnenkai 2018 – Japanese New Year Celebration-

Are you longing for the unique Japanese New Year celebrations or would you like to experience that for the first time? The Japan America Society of Minnesota (JASM) is proud to be bringing the sights, tastes, and sounds of Japanese New Year celebrations to Minnesota through our Shinnenkai event. About Shinnenkai 2018: Shinnenkai is an annual event which endeavors to bring the traditions of New Year celebrations as they are conducted in Japan to Minnesota. We will be promoting cultural exchange and new experiences in a fun environment with...

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Annual Meeting and Bonenkai 2017

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Annual Meeting and Bonenkai 2017

2017 Annual Meeting and Bonenkai 年次総会と忘年会のお知らせ JASM would love to see you at the 2017 Annual Meeting on the evening of Tuesday, 12月 19. We look forward to report on yet again a successful year and will also discuss the exciting opportunities we are working on for the new year! Please join us at Sakura Restaurant as we elect and welcome our new JASM board members and officers. Following the Annual Meeting, please join us to celebrate the traditional end-of-year JASM gathering! This has been a favorite event for...

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November Newsletter 2017

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