JAMsj's 25th Silver Anniversary Gala

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Dec 20121

Hyatt Place San Jose/Downtown Hotel
282 Almaden Boulevard
San Jose, California, 95113
United States

Please join us in celebrating our 25th year!

The Japanese American Museum of San Jose (JAMsj) will celebrate its 25th anniversary on Saturday, December 1, 2012, 5:00 pm at the Hyatt Place San Jose / Downtown, 282 Almaden Blvd. in San Jose, California.

The event will begin with wine tasting, followed by dinner and program at 6:00 pm, with featured guest speaker Dr. G. W. Kimura, President/CEO, Japanese American National Museum. Mike Inouye of NBC Bay Area will serve as Master of Ceremonies for the program, which includes entertainment by the San Jose Taiko. The event will honor the history of JAMsj and acknowledge community centenarians.

There's something in store for everyone:

  • Keynote by Dr. G.W. Kimura, President and CEO of the Japanese American National Museum
  • Special Jack Matsuoka Signature wine tasting
  • Performance by the internationally recognized San Jose Taiko
  • Live auction for unique items, including a Hawaiian vacation time-share and a sushi-making party
  • Donation drawing - 1st place prize: $500.00. Other prizes: cash and donated items.
  • Special recognition of centenarians of Japantown and JAMsj visionaries who led the way
  • Slide show detailing the JAMsj legacy

To register, see form on website, www.jamsj.org or contact JAMsj at (408) 294-3138 or www.info@jamsj.org. The deadline to register is November 21, 2012. The price for the 25th Anniversary Gala is $100. Parking vouchers can be purchased for $10 for the Hyatt Parking lot for non-overnight guest.

About JAMsj
The Japanese American Museum of San Jose (JAMsj) showcases a unique collection of permanent and rotating exhibits chronicling more than a century of Japanese American history. Visitors will learn about early immigration of Japanese to America, their leadership in the agricultural community, their incarceration during World War II and the challenges they faced, while adapting and contributing to West Coast communities. JAMsj provides a historical forum that stimulates present day discussions on civil liberties, race relations, discrimination and American identity. The museum is located at 535 North Fifth Street, San Jose, CA 95112.


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