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27th Annual Sanbetsu Charity Golf Tournament

Tuesday, September 17, 2019, 9:00AM-5:30PM

New York Country Club

Golf Participation: $400 (a portion will be tax-deductible)/Tee Marker Sponsor: $700 (16.5"x26" promotional sign on tee ground displaying your company logo or message)/Benefactor: You can make a monetary donation to the tournament to raise funds.

It is time once again for friends and business partners to join together for a relaxing day of golf and networking. Sponsored by JCCI in cooperation with the Nippon Club, this fundraising event is planned as an all-day golf tournament. Teams will be formed by industry, providing a unique opportunity to expand your network of friends among colleagues in your respective areas of business. Proceeds this year will benefit the Japanese Educational Institute of New York.

The event will also feature a delicious dinner, trophy presentations, and lavish raffle prizes. Win a brand new Toyota car when you get a hole-in-one!

To register, please email info@jcciny.org or call us at 212-246-8001. Alternatively, you may register online here.

 

 


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Save the Date: 35th Annual Dinner Gala

The Power of Unwavering Harmony

Wednesday, November 13, 2019, New York Hilton Midtown, 1335 Avenue of the Americas at 54th Street

Reception 6:00PM/Dinner 7:00PM (Black Tie Optional)

JCCI cordially invites you to our 35th Annual Dinner Gala. This year's theme focuses on the Japanese character for harmony, "Wa" --an allude to "Reiwa," Japan's new era name meaning "beautiful harmony."With brushstroke grace, we build upon our values, our visions, and our peaceful friendships to celebrate the power of unwavering harmony. Please join with us at this festive event as we honor the contributions each person can make in supporting the special U.S.-Japan friendship.

At this year's Gala, we are humbled to have Mr. Kazuo Koshi, Managing Executive Officer & Deputy Regional Executive for the Americas, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc., as Dinner Chairman; Mr. Joe Ucuzoglu, CEO, Deloitte, as Dinner Co-Chairman; and Mr. James P. Gorman, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Morgan Stanley as Keynote Speaker

The late Mr. Donald Keene, Japanese Scholar, Historian, Teacher, Writer, and Translator of Japanese Literature will be honored for the Commemorative Award, and Ms. Caroline Kennedy, Former U.S. Ambassador to Japan, and Ms. Izumi Nakamitsu, Under-Secretary-General and High Representative for Disarmament Affairs, United Nations will be recognized as recipients for the Chamber's premier Eagle on the World Award.

Advanced reservations are required by Friday, October 18th. All invitations will be sent to JCCI Members. If you have not received or would like to attend, please contact us at info@jcciny.org or 212-246-8001.

 

 


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At the 16th Annual Dinner Cruise, JCCI NY Raises $5,000 Toward P.S. 147

JULY 24, 2019, WORLD YACHT MARINA PIER 81--JCCI NY and the Nippon Club raised $5,000 toward P.S. 147's Japanese Dual Language Program at the 16th Annual Music & Dinner Cruise. Serving grades Pre-Kindergarten through 5th Grade, P.S. 147 is home to the only dual language immersion program in Japanese in the NYC Public School System.

We would like to thank all of our sponsors, and Jake's Rockin' Country Band for making this country western night a one to remember.

 

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The U.S. Educators Program, Celebrating its 30th Anniversary

JUNE 7, 2019--The JCCI Bon Voyage party was recently held Friday for the 30th U.S. Educators. This year, they will be traveling to Tokyo, Hiroshima, Kyoto, and the town of Ayabe.

The JCCI Community Affairs Committee established the U.S. Educators Program in response to concerns regarding the education of Japanese expatriate children living in the New York metropolitan area.  The goals of the program since its inception in 1989 have been twofold: to improve and encourage communication between Japanese students and American educators, and to demonstrate gratitude to the many educators who strive to ensure that expatriate students acculturate and thrive in their American surroundings.  Each summer, the program invites educators from New York metropolitan tri-state area schools that have a significant enrollment of Japanese students for a 2-week visit to Japan.  Program participants meet with their Japanese counterparts and gain first-hand exposure to Japan’s education system and culture.

This year, the educators will be traveling from June 28-July 12. JCCI wishes all educators a safe and pleasing trip!

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JCCI Celebrates with China General Chamber of Commerce-USA

FEBRUARY 27, 2019--Seven representatives from the Japanese Chamber of Commerce & Industry of New York, Inc. (JCCI NY) met with twelve representatives from the China General Chamber of Commerce-USA (CGCC) at a joint dinner reception to celebrate the Chinese New Year and instill further cooperation between Chinese and Japanese business communities in New York. The event was hosted by JCCI President Hidemoto Mizuhara at his corporate residence.

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Wrapping Up 2018 with the 5th Annual Women's Networking Event

NOVEMBER 28, 2018, NIPPON CLUB TOWER--The Japanese Chamber of Commerce successfully held its last event of the year, the 5th Annual Women’s Networking Event Wednesday, November 28, 2018. Speakers Kay Ikawa and Sharon Pierce of United Airlines delivered a much informative talk on the challenges women face, and the steps to thrive in the workplace for the next generation of women behind them.

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For Hiroshi Senju, Beauty is the Satisfaction of Living

OCTOBER 31, 2018, NIPPON CLUB TOWER--On a warm and breezy Halloween, Hiroshi Senju, acclaimed nihonga-painter and recipient of this year’s Eagle-On-The-World Award at JCCI’s 34th Annual Dinner, had an air of suaveness, donned in a dapper suit with clear-framed glasses. He expressed insightful thoughts on his philosophy, and described a few of his favorite painters throughout history before 60 attendees at the Nippon Club Tower Rose Room. The entire lecture was conducted in Japanese. 

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At The 34th Annual Dinner Gala, Generosity Comes Full Circle

OCTOBER 30, 2018, NEW YORK HILTON MIDTOWN--It was a much successful evening at JCCI's 34th Annual Dinner Gala, Growth Through Generosity, as an audience of more than 800 came together to celebrate the unwavering partnership between the U.S. and Japan. Special congrats to the honorees, Mr. Hiroshi Senju, Mr. George Takei, Mr. Michael Bloomberg, and Yasuhiro Makoshi on behalf of restaurateur Nobuyoshi Kuraoka.

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Despite Heavy Rainfall, the 26th Sanbetsu Charity Golf Tournament Held, $10,000 Raised for 2018 Japan Disaster Relief Fund

SEPTEMBER 25, 2018, NEW YORK COUNTRY CLUB--Due to the weather, 9 holes were played at the 26th JCCI Sanbetsu Charity Golf Tournament. JCCI raised $10,000 for the 2018 Japan Disaster Relief Fund. A total of $160 was collected at the 8-hole penalty, and $120 at the 17-hole penalty. Nobody came home with a hole-in-one. 1st place overall went to Trading C, with a one-under par 36, led by team captain Koji Izutani of Sojitz Corporation of America.

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2018-19 Membership Directory Now Available

AVAILABLE NOW!
2018-19 Membership Directory 
会員企業名簿 2018-19

The Directory is an invaluable resource for information on Japanese and American member companies operating in the NY tri-state area. 

Included are:
* MEMBERSHIP PROFILES & DATA / 会員企業プロファイル
* ANNUAL MEMBER SURVEY / サーベイ結果
* INFORMATION SOURCES (US&Japan)/ 組織及び情報源(米国&日本)
* MAJOR JCCI ACTIVITIES / 組織概要及び活動内容

A complimentary copy of the directory has been sent to our member companies.

You may purchase additional copies here


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