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Japan America Society of Southern California
Building Japan-America Relationships Since 1909
Since the first of Union Bank’s five predecessors opened for business in 1864, the bank’s remarkable history has been steeped in California lore and inextricably tied to the state’s history and growth in three centuries. MUFG Union Bank, N.A., a member of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), one of the world’s leading financial groups, will be honored and recognized for its commitment to being a constructive part of society, helping people and communities build something of lasting value. In 2017, MUFG Union Bank’s charitable investment in the community exceeded $16.8 million. These contributions helped finance the efforts of non-profit organizations within its marketplace. The bank has been a strong supporter of the Japan America Society since 1952.
The Queen Mary
1126 Queens Highway, Long Beach, CA 90802
Map & Directions
Business (Men – suit and tie, Women – cocktail dress or business suit)
Please park at the general parking area or follow signs for hotel and restaurant guests parking.
Self Parking - $12
Valet Peking - $27
· Registration will be located inside The Queen Mary on the 2nd floor.
· Please take the elevators to the 2nd floor from the main hotel entrance (located just below The Queen Mary sign by the ship).
· Cross the gangway to The Queen Mary.
· Please check-in at registration by your last name in front of the Windsor Salon.
SILENT AUCTION Pre-Bidding
Please submit your pre-bid by 5pm on Friday, May 11. Pre-Bidding is open also to those who cannot attend the Anniversary Dinner. If you would like to make a pre-bid, please email Kay Amano at email@example.com with your bid for the desired prize item!
Highest pre-bid will become the opening bid of the auction on May 16th at the JASSC’s 109th Anniversary Dinner & Gala Celebration.
Johanna Yukiko Haneda, Singer
Maksim Velichkin, Cellist
Johanna Yukiko Haneda started her career as a professional singer in 1984. She worked with an all-stars creative team, such as DAVID FOSTER, Joel Dorn, Duet with PAUL ANKA and more. Her Elegantly polished voice breathes through the range of music all from diverse backgrounds. Yukiko relocated to Los Angeles in 2011, and she is currently exploring her talent in film, television and commercials.
Maksim Velichkin is an accomplished cellist, pianist, and harpsichordist who has been active as a soloist, chamber musician, and orchestra artist. As an improviser and interpreter of contemporary and popular music, Maksim’s performance and recording career includes credits with noted artists Stevie Wonder, Chick Corea, Billy Childs, Burt Bacharach, Bobby McFerrin, Dwight Trible, Bitter:Sweet, Chris Botti, Bob James, Josh Groban, Red Elvises, Bernadette Peters, Natalie Cole, Alan Silvestri, Richard Thompson and many others.
Tofu Spinach Napoleon (Vegetarian/Vegan option)With grilled tomatoes, balsamic vinegar reduction
Your participation will make educational programs possible that benefit children attending Title I programs (i.e., schools serving a high percentage of children from low-income families). The programs you will help make possible include the Hitachi Japanese Kite Workshops, and Japan Bowl® of California.
アニバーサリーディナーの寄付金や協賛金は、南加日米協会が開催する教育プログラムを継続するための重要な資金源となっております。Title I プログラム（NCLB第 1 章で定められた不利な状況にある児童・生徒の学力の向上に向けた取組に対する財政支援） に参加している学校に通う低所得層の生徒が対象で、日立和凧作製ワークショップや、ジャパンボウルオブカリフォルニアなどのプログラムを開催しています。
Prize Donation for Silent Auction
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Participate by donating prizes for the silent auction! Please consider donating gift-certificates, entertainment, sports or travel tickets, gift baskets, memorabilia, wine, sake or spirits for our lively silent auction.
If you would like to donate products or services, please contact Kay Amano at firstname.lastname@example.org.
tel (310) 965-9050 fax (310) 965-9010 email email@example.com