On Tuesday, May 10th, 2016 the Japan-America Society of Portland held its 60th Annual Dinner and Consul General Uchiyama and Consul Suda of the Consular Office of Japan were in attendance.
Mayor of Portland Charlie Hales, as well as the mayors of Salem, Hillsboro and Vancouver, WA were also present as the Chairman of Toyota America, Mr. Yoshimi Inaba, gave the keynote address. The dinner was a great success and some 260 guests from Japan-related organizations and businesses enjoyed the evening.
In addition, the Japan-America Society of Oregon honored former Consul General Hiroshi Furusawa with its Corporate Citizen of the Year Award.
JASO’s 60th Annual Dinner
May 18, 2016