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Tomodachi Gala

  • Hyatt Lake Washington 1053 Lake Washington Boulevard North Renton, WA, 98056 United States (map)

Join us for a special 15th Anniversary celebration!

Saturday, March 31, 2018 at Hyatt Lake Washington, Renton

Cocktails / Dinner / Silent Auction / Raise the Paddle / Tomodachi Award / ANA Flight to Tokyo Raffle / Entertainment by Northwest Taiko and More!

Tomodachi Honorees: Ichiro Fujisaki, Japanese Ambassador (ret.) and Phyllis Campbell, Chairman, JP Morgan Chase Northwest

Phyllis J. Campbell and Ichiro Fujisaki. (Courtesy Photos)

Phyllis J. Campbell and Ichiro Fujisaki. (Courtesy Photos)

Tomodachi means friend in Japanese and the JCCCW looks forward to celebrating its 15th Anniversary with all its friends at its Tomodachi Gala on March 31st 2018. 

This year’s fundraising event brings the community together support the Cultural Center and its programs. It also honors the contributions of individuals or groups who have promoted and celebrated Japanese and Japanese American culture and heritage.  This year, we will recognize Ichiro Fujisaki and Phyllis Campbell. Past honorees include the late Senator Daniel K. Inouye, actor George Takei, Nintendo of America, the Boeing Company, Mitsubishi Aircraft Co. , the Tsutakawa and Moriguchi families and former Secretary of Transportation, Norman Mineta. (For more information on Fujisaki and Campbell, visit here).

Sign up now for this memorable event, or register below. Sponsors can register here. Enjoy the pre-dinner silent auction, cocktails, dinner, entertainment, a raffle for a flight for two to Japan courtesy of ANA, and more! 

Entree choices include roasted garlic chicken breast, Pacific salmon with lemon and capers or butternut squash ravioli (vegetarian). Tickets are $150 per person or $1500 for an organized table of 10. Valet parking only.  Special gala rate $10.

Early registration is by February 28. On March 1, prices go to $175 for members and $200 for non-members.

Tomodachi Gala Admission
from 150.00

This year’s fundraising event brings the community together to support the Cultural Center and its programs. It also honors the contributions of individuals or groups who have promoted and celebrated Japanese and Japanese American culture and heritage.

Tickets are available below for individual purchase, or in small groups of up to six guests. If you are a table captain, please reserve 'Table of 10' and register your group accordingly.

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Tomodachi Gala Sponsorships
from 1,000.00

Thank you for considering Tomodachi Gala sponsorship. Your generous gift goes a long way in sustaining cultural and historical programs at the JCCCW. Details on sponsorship categories are listed below. 

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