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Corporate Members Event 7/16/14

JASO welcomes Expeditors International as a new member. Expeditors is a global logistics company headquartered in Seattle, Washington. As a Fortune 500 company, they employ over 13,000 trained professionals in a worldwide network of over 250
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The Sacred Music of Mikagura

Saturday, July 19th - The Portland Japanese Garden is honored to present, for the first time ever in the continental United States, the ancient ritual of Mikagura.  Mikagurais a form of Japanese ceremonial music and dance which originated
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Beer Garden Event

JASOs popular summer Beer Garden event returns July 23. We are in a new venue this year and the event promises to be more fun than ever. Please join us for an evening of fun,
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Golf Tournament

Our 54th annual Golf Tournament will be held Friday, Aug 1. We return to Resort at the Mountain for this year’s event. Enjoy 18 holes of golf on this beautiful course, followed that evening by
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Welcome to the Japan-America Society of Oregon

japanese_sandlesKnown to our members simply as JASO (ja-zo), we are a private, non-profit, membership organization dedicated to promoting business, education, and cultural exchange and enhancing mutual understanding between the people of Japan, Oregon and southwest Washington. We are the largest Japan-related organization in this region and sponsor a variety of programs each month. For more information on our programs and activities and on joining JASO, please “take off your shoes” and come right in!

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FOR ALL YOUR TRAVEL NEEDS
Azumano Travel is a full-service travel agency dedicated to providing corporate, leisure and meeting management services. As an American Express® Representative, Azumano provides a wide range of travel benefits to our customers from our Portland headquarters..

Azumano was established in 1949 by George Azumano, the son of Japanese immigrants. In 1976, Azumano’s son-in-law Sho Dozono, a third-generation Japanese American, joined the family business. In 1987 Sho became president and chief executive officer and eventually assumed ownership of the company. Azumano Travel is engaged in numerous activities that support the local Japanese American community.

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At Barran Liebman LLP our experienced and dedicated attorneys focus on representing employers and finding solutions for their employment law and labor management needs. Our attorneys specialize in four areas including employment advice, employment litigation, labor relations and employee benefits. We provide a full range of training tools and educational opportunities such as our Food For Thought Breakfast Seminars that address ongoing changes in the law, and our free Electronic Alerts that advise on cutting-edge changes and important updates in labor and employment law.
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AUDIT, FINANCIAL ADVISORY, TAX, AND CONSULTING SERVICES
Deloitte is the brand under which tens of thousands of dedicated professionals in independent firms throughout the world collaborate. We work in four key business areas: audit, financial advisory, tax and consulting but our real strength comes from combining the talents of those groups to address clients’ needs. Fortune and BusinessWeek consistently rank our organization among the best places to work, which is good news for our talent and our clients alike. When the best people tackle the most compelling challenges, everyone wins.