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The Japan America Society of Greater Philadelphia proudly held its third Annual Meeting on Tuesday, November 24 at City Hall. At the meeting, Executive Director, Kazumi Teune was be honored with the Minister of Foreign Affairs Award by Ambassador Reiichiro Takahashi. Ms. Teune was recognized for her tremendous commitment to US-Japan relations as she stepped down after more than 15 years of leadership at JASGP.

The program also included updates to key JASGP programs and projects like the 20th Year Fund and Phila-Nipponica. We also recognized some of our outstanding contributors.

2014 annual meeting rendell


5:00 pm—6:00 pm: Annual Meeting
6:00 pm—7:30 pm: Reception


Japan’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Award 2015
presented by Ambassador Takahashi
Kazumi Teune

JASGP Awardees

Outstanding Contribution
Temple University Japan

Business Partner
Rohto Mentholatum

Cultural Ambassador
Felice Fischer

Outstanding Volunteer
Patrick Dailey

VIP Guest

Takahashi Reiichiro

Ambassador Reiichiro Takahashi, General Consul of Japan in New York

The 2015 Annual Meeting was funded by the Consulate-General of Japan in New York and United Airlines. Special thanks to the City of Philadelphia and Mayor Michael Nutter.