Long-time Japan-America Society of Dallas Fort Worth (JASDFW) friend and volunteer David Ball recently ran his 15th consecutive Boston Marathon and, in the process, raised awareness for the Dallas-Sendai connection. A North Texas native, Ball’s mother is from the...
PLANO, October 29, 2020 – The Japan-America Society of Dallas/Fort Worth (JASDFW) hosted a special 50th anniversary program to commemorate the past, celebrate the present, and create a legacy for the future. The event was livestreamed via YouTube from...
The Baylor in Japan (BIJ) Summer Intensive Japanese program began in 2012 one a year after the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami. The BIJ program not only focuses on language immersion and learning, but also on community service. In...
Each year, two highly skilled runners travel to Dallas' sister city, Sendai, to compete in the Sendai International Half Marathon. We would like to congratulate Kim Richards and Kiran Gyr for representing the City of Dallas and successfully completing...
A City of Sendai delegation led by Vice Mayor Akira Fujimoto visited Dallas from May 18 to 21. Delegation members met with Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings, toured Toyota's Plano headquarters and the Dallas Arts District, and attended the Japan-America...
Every year, the Japan-America Society selects two runners to represent the City of Dallas in the Sendai International Half Marathon. We are pleased to announce that Ingrid Mollenkopf and Jason Trevino will run for Dallas in this year's race on...
Koji Sakai and Tomoko Takei of the City of Sendai's Culture and Tourism Bureau visited Dallas from December 8 to December 12, 2016. Sakai-san and Takei-san participated in a meeting at the Japan-America Society to plan activities to commemorate the...