Three women wearing colorful yukata at Greenville Bon Dance Festival

Notice of 2020 Bon Dance Festival Cancellation

2020盆踊りをキャンセルすること Due to safety concerns with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, our Japan Affairs committee has made the tough decision to cancel the Bon Odori festival for this year. For more details, please refer to the attached official announcement.  Let's look forward to celebrating the festival's 25th anniversary in August 2021! We hope that everyone and … Continue reading Notice of 2020 Bon Dance Festival Cancellation

Free insurance consultation for Employers and Laid-off Employees. 手頃な健康保険が必要ですか?

JAASC Member company Insurance Advantage is offering this FREE service to JAASC members and member companies. Please download the full announcement below. Company President & COO Ben Green is offering free personalized guidance for employers, employees, and laid off individuals during this turbulent economic time related to the COVID-19 outbreak. This service is FREE and … Continue reading Free insurance consultation for Employers and Laid-off Employees. 手頃な健康保険が必要ですか?

Cuppa Manna Espresso Bar

POSTPONED – March 21: Charleston-area Interest Meetup

転ばぬ先の杖。Because of concern over the transmission of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), JAASC has chosen to cancel or postpone all remaining meetings and events for the month of March. The board will monitor the situation moving forward and make decisions about future events based on CDC recommendations. Please be careful, stay safe, and wash your hands! 気をつけて、手を洗ってください。 Are you interested in … Continue reading POSTPONED – March 21: Charleston-area Interest Meetup

POSTPONED – March 19: JAASC Business Forum – Project Management

転ばぬ先の杖。Due to concern over the transmission of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), JAASC has chosen to cancel or postpone all remaining meetings and events for the month of March. The board will monitor the situation moving forward and make decisions about future events based on CDC recommendations. Please be careful, stay safe, and wash your hands! 気をつけて、手を洗ってください。 Advantages of the Design-Build … Continue reading POSTPONED – March 19: JAASC Business Forum – Project Management

Empress of Hinamatsuri exhibit by JAASC Greenville SC

Feb 29: JAASC Ladies Club – Women at Work

「輝く女性、日米の架け橋を目指して」 Download the flyer.Download JAASC LADIES CLUB 2 月 29 日(土)午後 2 時~4 時Children’s Museum of the Upstate2nd floor Conference Room300 College Street, Greenville, SC 29601(この会議は人形の展示直後です。) 令和 2 年は益々女性が活躍する年になると期待されております。JAASC Ladies Club は第2回目の集まりとして、女の子の健やかな成長を願う雛祭りに相応しい講演会を開催致します。日米両語を流暢に使いこなし、本業にボランティア活動に大活躍されている YKK-USA のジェシカ・コーク副社長(Jessica Cork)をお招きして、「輝く女性、日米の架け橋を目指して」と題してお話していただきます。 コーク氏の活躍は弛まぬ努力の結果であるのは勿論のこと、二つの文化の狭間で経験と信頼に裏打ちされた多くの方の協力があったからこそに違いありません。日本で復職予定の方、アメリカで就活希望の方、ボランティア活動を経験したい方、娘さんの進路を検討中の方など是非ご出席ください。女性が輝く時、男性の理解と支援は不可欠です。男性の皆さんにもご参加いただけたら幸いです。 テーマ「輝く女性、日米の架け橋を目指して」 基調講演:ジェシカ・コーク氏、YKK-USA 副社長2:00-2:40 JESSICA CORK 基調講演2:40-3:30 質疑応答3:30-4:00 ちらし寿司歓談言語:日本語 (英語も可) 会費:無料定員:30 名申し込み方法SORRY, THIS EVENT IS NOW FULL. "SUCCESFUL WOMEN、AIMING TO … Continue reading Feb 29: JAASC Ladies Club – Women at Work

Hinamatsuri exhibit at The Children's Museum of the Upstate

Doll Festival: Hinamatsuri Japanese Doll Exhibit and Activities Feb 29th

March is Upstate International Month! Visit upstateinternational.org for complete calendar. #uimonth #upstateinternational JAASC is very pleased to be partnering with Upstate International and The Children's Museum of the Upstate again for the "Hinamatsuri" Japanese Doll Festival exhibit and children's activities on Saturday, February 29, 2020. OUR EVENTA very special collection of Japanese dolls is displayed … Continue reading Doll Festival: Hinamatsuri Japanese Doll Exhibit and Activities Feb 29th

JAASC meets regularly for casual language exchange.

Dec 10 – Language Table: Japanese/English Conversation Practice 日英会話 at O-CHA Tea Bar

We're back with our friends at O-CHA tea bar for December 2019 Language Table! We hope you will join us for the last event of the year. Let's practice our Japanese/English conversation skills and meet new people. #jaasc Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 7 PM – 8:30 PMO-CHA tea bar300 River St, Ste 122Greenville, South … Continue reading Dec 10 – Language Table: Japanese/English Conversation Practice 日英会話 at O-CHA Tea Bar

11/22 – 日米協会 Ladies Club「秋の集い」生活を彩る芸術 Art That Colors Daily Life

「生活を彩る芸術」 2019年11月22日 Holland Park Church Reception Hall1131 Holland RoadSimpsonville, SC 29681 This event will be held in Japanese. Scroll down for English description. JAASC Ladies Clubの記念すべき第一回は「生活を彩る芸術」をテーマに川岸千賀代さんに登場していただきます。すでに人形作家としてスパータンバーグ市で個展を開かれたこともある川岸さんをご存知の方は多いことと思います。今回は果物や野菜を彫刻として生まれ変わらせるアートのデモンストレーションとテクニックのワークショップをしていただきます。作品も数点お持ちいただきますのでお楽しみに。これから始まるホリデーシーズンのテーブル飾りの参考になさってください。 簡単なランチを用意いたしますのでゆっくりご歓談ください。日時:2019年11月22日午前11時より午後1時まで 会場: Holland Park Church Reception Hall, 1131 Holland Road, Simpsonville会費:無料 定員:30名(早目にこちらでお申し込みください。)http://bit.ly/2MzcjTt言語:日本語 JAASC Ladies Club Event: Nov 22, 2019Art That Colors Daily Life - Simpsonville, SC The event will … Continue reading 11/22 – 日米協会 Ladies Club「秋の集い」生活を彩る芸術 Art That Colors Daily Life