Wednesday, June 19, 2013
JASA's ongoing mission is: “to provide an avenue for the people of Alabama and the Japanese people residing in Alabama to promote friendly personal and professional relationships - all to increase a better understanding of each other's peoples and customs”.
We welcome JASA members to a special MEMBERS ONLY SUMMER EVENT.
Featuring legendary Konishiki, the first foreign-born sumo to reach ozeki.
ON FRIDAY, JUNE 14th from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
at the Skyline Dining Room, World Business Center
500 Beacon Parkway West, Birmingham, AL 35209
At this once in a lifetime special event, Konishiki will visit with JASA members and talk about his sumo career and give a musical performance with his wife, Chie-san.
He will also talk about his disaster relief foundation, Konishiki's Kids Foundation.
Your sponsorship will go towards support of this worthy cause.
Featuring catering by Sekisui Restaurant in Vestavia and sake by InSpec Group, LLC.
Also in attendance,Consul General Kazuo Sunaga
Consulate-General of Japan in Atlanta
Sponsorship opportunities are:
$500 (15 attendees admitted with sponsorship)
$250 (7 attendees admitted with sponsorship)
Admission for non-sponsoring groups will be $50 per person.
Go to http://www.payitsquare.com/collect-page/12670 to register and for more information.
For those who prefer to pay by check, please send payment to:
World Business Center
500 Beacon Parkway West
Birmingham, AL 35209
For questions about our event,
contact Tamara Moriya at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 205-943-4730.
For JASA non-members, interested in participating in this event, we would like to encourage you to consider initiating your new membership today.
Respond to email@example.com to start up your new membership or see our Membership Tab.
For questions about our latest involvement, contact Tamara at (205) 943-4730.
Many thanks to our existing and future potential members!
Click here for more information about JASA's Volunteer Network
Your steady support allows us to continue building Japan-Alabama cultural, educational and professional ties throughout the state.
JASA is an established 501c3 international professional networking organization in its third decade of existence. We have responded to the many changes that have taken place since we were founded in 1989 and have remained steady and successful in these difficult economic times.
Welcome To JASA
Through programs responsive to social, economic, and political needs, Alabamians are afforded the opportunity to examine and learn from experiences and achievements of both nations. Join us as we promote and cultivate these enriching international relationships.
JASA is one of thirty eight regional members of the
National Association of Japan-America Societies. NAJAS maintains links to a variety of Japan-related websites on business, public affairs, culture and education.
JASA welcomes members from all business organizations and individuals that have an interest in expanding U.S. business ventures in Japan or wish to promote a congenial climate for Japanese business in Alabama.
JASA Alabama Guide
The Alabama Guide contains a great deal of helpful information on Alabama, Japanese-affiliated companies, schools, and organizations in the State, a guide to Alabama living (detailed information on obtaining a drivers license, etc.) and information on Alabama's major cities. The Guide is written primarily in Japanese. As a service to our members, a copy of the Alabama Guide can be sent to you upon request via YouSendIt. For a list of membership benefits including a breakdown of eligibility of receiving free copies of the updated Alabama Guide, see this link.
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