November 2015 Newsletter 
In This Issue
Mochitsuki New Year's Celebration
Volunteer Opportunities
Ambassador Schieffer Receives Award
Now Showing
Language Meetups
Photo Gallery
Upcoming Events and Activities
Corporate Members
Welcome New Members!
Dallas County Community College District
Fisher & Phillips LLP 
Welcome New Members!
Individual & Family
Moni Akinsola
Hisako Hanson
Naha Johnson
Hazen Moore
Fairooz Nawar
Michael Tulio
Mike Viscusi
Matt Wicker
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B┼Źnenkai Forget-the-Year Party!
December 3 | 6:30 - 8:30     
1802 Greenville Ave., Dallas, TX 75206 (map)
$30 Members | $40 Non-Members
Close out the year Japanese-style! Mix and mingle from 6:30- 7:00 PM, then enjoy a warm meal with friends.
RSVP by Wednesday, November 25
Limited seating - register early!
Price includes chef-selected appetizers, dessert, and your choice of ramen. Price does not include alcoholic beverages.
Mark Your Calendar!

Sunday, January 17

Fujitsu Network Communications, Richardson
U.S.-Japan Economic and Security Relations: 
One Year after Prime Minister Abe's Historic Visit
Friday, February 12
Volunteer at Mochitsuki
On Sunday, January 17, help us share Japanese New Year's customs with the community. We need volunteers for calligraphy, origami, New Year's games and performances, and more! Volunteers receive free admission to the event. Contact
Congratulations to Ambassador Schieffer!
On November 12, Ambassador J. Thomas Schieffer received the Eagle on the World Award from the Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry of New York. This award is bestowed on individuals who have dedicated their lives to fostering and improving relations between the United States and Japan. Ambassdor Schieffer, a Fort Worth native, is a member of the JASDFW Advisory Council.
Visit our Job Bank to learn more about the current openings below:
Company: Japan-America Society of Dallas/Fort Worth
Position: Part-Time Administrative Assistant
Company: Comerica Bank
Position: Retail Personal Banker, North Plano Area
Company: Toyota Commercial Finance
Position: Executive Assistant / Office Administrator
Company: Hallmark Aviation
Position: Airline Customer Service Agent - DFW Airport
Now Showing: Japanese films

Akira Kurosawa's The Hidden Fortress
Nov. 22 | 2:45 PM
Alamo Drafthouse Richardson





Studio Ghibli Festival:

The Wind Rises
Nov. 18 | 7:00 PM
Angelika Film Center Dallas



When Marnie Was There
Nov. 21 | 11:00 AM & Nov. 25 | 7:00 PM
Angelika Film Center Dallas



Meetups: Japanese-English Language Exchange

Looking to practice your language skills? Check out these Meetup groups:


Dallas Japanese and English Language Exchange

Panera Bread, Belt Line Rd., Dallas

Dallas Japanese Language and Culture Meetup
La Madeleine, Campbell Rd., Dallas
Thank you, Volunteers!
Otsukimi Moon Viewing Festival
Mieko Akasaka
Gina Curbo
Emily Davis
Brandon Gebo
Jessie Guerrero
Keiko Harris
Rachel Heisel
Juri Hirakawa
Taisei Hirakawa
Hanna Hirakawa
Junko Hoffman
Brian Huang
Ikebana International 
    Dallas Chapter 13
Motoko Ishihara
Ai Koh
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