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Mondale Scholorship 2019-2020

Posted by on Apr 16, 2019 in Featured, General | 0 comments

Mondale Scholorship 2019-2020

This is our schedule for the Mondale Scholarship 2019-2020 2019-20 application opens on: May 1st Deadline: June 1st Notification of winner: July 1st For more information about the Mondale Scholarship please go here.

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Corporate Roundtable with MGK on Friday, May 17th

Posted by on Apr 16, 2019 in Events, Featured | 0 comments

Corporate Roundtable with MGK on Friday, May 17th

Corporate Roundtable Speakers are Steve Gullickson, President and Randy Nelson, Vice President & CFO of MGK JASM is organizing a Corporate Round Table with Steven Gullikson (President) and Randy Nelson (CFO) of McLaughlin Gormley King Co., Inc (MGK). Back in 2012, Sumitomo Chemical acquired a majority of MGK and they have had a successful relationship since. MGK, A solid member of the “Minnesota Mittelstand”, managed by the same family for four generations, located in Golden Valley, and intensely focused on Insect control solutions. Sumitomo Chemical, An industrial behemoth with $20 billion in revenue and 30,000 employees, headquartered in the world’s largest...

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Sake Tasting

Posted by on Feb 14, 2019 in Events, Featured | 0 comments

Sake Tasting

Join us in March for our Sake Tasting event! The Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) and JASM are hosting this event where you will be able to try many varieties of sake, socialize, network, learn about sake and most importantly have fun! During the event, sake expert from Sake Story, Chris Griese will be giving a presentation to help you better appreciate the sake you will be tasting. Chris received his Advanced Sake Professional Level II Certificate in Tokyo, 2010. After his seminar, you will know about how to serve and store sake, and be able to distinguish the many styles and types of sake.   *Sake being brought are under the respective...

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Know Me Kai Club: Continuing to Welcome Expats to Minnesota

Posted by on Jan 17, 2019 in Events, Featured, General | 0 comments

Know Me Kai Club: Continuing to Welcome Expats to Minnesota

On Tuesday, February 19th, JASM members and non-members alike are welcome to participate in our second “Know Me Kai Club” event at Sakura Restaurant & Bar at 6:00 p.m. on the 1st floor (wheelchair accessible). As with the previous event in October, “Know Me Kai Club” provides very open networking opportunities for everyone. Know Me Kai Club’s purpose is to continue in welcoming new Japanese expats to Minnesota. Please join us as we continue to make our new friends feel at ease. At this event, everyone can share stories about their experiences in Japan or Minnesota as well as interests in the culture and society both from a personal and...

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J-Quiz 2019

Posted by on Jan 10, 2019 in Events, Featured | 0 comments

J-Quiz 2019

On Saturday, February 16th, 2019, high school students from all over Minnesota will gather together to put their knowledge of Japanese Language and Culture to the test! Teams of students from each school will compete in 4 levels of difficulty. Students will first write an essay, then participate in a preliminary round of questions regarding Japanese Language and Culture. The winners of the Final Rounds are sent to Washington D.C. to compete in the national Japan Bowl and attend the Sakura Festival. This year again, we are inviting the family of the students, and anyone interested to come and watch the Final Rounds of J-Quiz! Schedule: Events in bold letters are open...

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