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2020 Sun & Star Legacy Award Dinner

Friday, October 30 | 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Sun & Star Legacy Award Recipients:
Ambassador Kenichiro Sasae
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to the United States (2012-2018)
President of The Japan Institute of International Affairs

Nobuko Sasae
President of the Nobuko Forum Japan

Bridges-to-Friendship Award Recipient:
Anna McFarland

Honorary Host:
Ambassador Ronald Kirk
Senior of Counsel, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher
16th United States Trade Representative
57th Mayor of Dallas

This event was rescheduled from May 7 due to COVID-19 restrictions on public gatherings. Sponsorship and ticket purchases will re-open later this spring. 

Join us as we honor exemplary supporters of the U.S.-Japan relationship. Ambassador Kenichiro Sasae, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to the United States (2012-2018) and current President of The Japan Institute of International Affairs, and his wife Nobuko Sasae, President of the Nobuko Forum Japan and conference interpreter, will receive the Sun & Star Legacy Award for fostering cooperation and friendship between the two countries.

Anna McFarland will receive the Bridges-to-Friendship Award for her contributions to North Texas-Japan relations as former Executive Director of the Japan-America Society of Dallas/Fort Worth from 1997 to 2019.

The Sun & Star Legacy Award Dinner features a cocktail reception, silent auction, and an exclusive Patrons’ Reception for sponsors and dignitaries, followed by dinner and the award program.

Schedule

6:00 – 7:30 PM | Patrons’ Reception
6:00 – 7:30 PM | Cocktails & Silent Auction
7:30 – 9:30 PM | Dinner & Program

Tickets

Members $275|  General Public $300
* If you cannot attend, but would like to make a donation in support of the Japan-America Society of Dallas/Fort Worth,  click here.

Venue

Omni Frisco Hotel
The Star Ballroom
11 Cowboys Way, Frisco,  TX 75034 [map]

Sponsorships

Platinum $25,000  |  Gold $10,000
Silver $6,500  |  Bronze $4,500
Table (member) $3,000 | Table (public) $3,250
Special 50th anniversary contribution | $5,000

Sponsors

Platinum

 

 

Gold

Silver

Frisco Economic Development Corporation
Gulf States Toyota
Haynes and Boone, LLP
KPMG LLP
Mitsui Bussan Logistics Inc.
SMU Tower Center, Sun & Star Program on Japan and East Asia

 

Bronze

City of Plano

 

50th Anniversary Fund

NEC Corporation of America

 

 

 

Details

Date:
Friday, October 30
Time:
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Event Categories:
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Organizer

Japan-America Society of Dallas/Fort Worth
Phone:
469-573-6880
Email:
info@jasdfw.org

Venue

Omni Frisco Hotel, The Star Ballroom
11 Cowboys Way
Frisco, TX 75034 United States
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The Japan-America Society of Dallas/Fort Worth is a Texas non-profit corporation qualified under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.