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Japanese Koto Concert on Nov 8

Koto produces unique and beautiful sounds. For those who identify with Japan or Japanese music, these sounds may bring back memories of childhood or cultural roots. For those unfamiliar with koto music, we invite you
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Minidoka: Stories from Survivors

On November 6, 2014 people involved with the Minidoka Relocation Camp share their stories at Willamette University. The scheduled presenters are Internees Yosh Nakagawa and Herb Tsuchyia; the son of Reverend Emery Andrews, who moved in order
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Important Trade Event

Upcoming Trade Events

Export Strategies, Tools and Techniques Seminar A day-long seminar dedicated to taking the guesswork out of international trade. This seminar is to help established businesses develop an export marketing plan and strategy, to provide occasional
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URUSHI: Masterpieces of Lacquerware by Kazumi Murose

The Portland Japanese Garden is honored to present URUSHI: Masterpieces of Lacquerware by Kazumi Murose, Living National Treasure of Japan, featuring Living National Treasure Kazumi Murose, from October 25th through November 16th.  This will be
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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.