It is co-presented by JASSC and the Japan Business Association of Southern California .
JASSC is a qualified 501(c)(3) nonprofit, charitable and educational organization and it is supported by 135 Japanese and American corporate members and more than 2,000 individual members.
Mizutani's motivation for supporting Iron Chef Sakai LIVE was both to help promote JASSC and to express appreciation for the unprecedented support from America after last year's devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan.
JASSC is a qualified 501(c)(3) nonprofit, charitable and educational organization and it is supported by 125 Japanese and American corporate members and nearly 2,000 individual members.
Each year, the Japan America Society's annual dinner brings together individuals and businesses from Japan and the United States, and that is more important than ever in this time of need," said Douglas Erber, president of JASSC.
The event included the JASSC High Tech Fair, silent auction and reception.
Established within hours of the devastating earthquake and tsunami that struck the Sanriku coast in the Tohoku region of Japan, the JASSC 2011 Japan Relief Fund immediately received donations with charter donors Kennedy Wilson and Bank of the West each pledging $50,000, and Sunkist Growers pledging a matching donation of up to $200,000.
JASSC members are inspired by examples like these in aiding those in need," said Nancy Woo Hiromoto, chair of JASSC.
We are honored Ambassador Roos chose our 101st Anniversary Dinner to make his first official appearance in Southern California," said JASSC chairman, Robert Brasch.
Additional information and reservations for the JASSC 101st Anniversary Dinner are available online at www.
Japan Green Conference," said Kappei Morishita of Panasonic, co-vice chairman of the JASSC
and Japan ties remain strong and JASSC
is pleased to serve a key role in the exchange of business education, social events and cultural awareness.