Breast Cancer Symposium on Nov. 6, 2011

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br ca ribbonDr. Yuzuru Anzai will be giving a talk in the breast cancer symposium, "Celebrating Women's Health: Empowering Your Body & Mind", organized by the Young Japanese Breast Cancer Network, on Sunday, Nov. 6. The event will consist of Japanese talks in the morning, a luncheon for both Japanese- and English-speaking attendees, followed by English talks in the afternoon. Click here to see the flyer and program for more details. We hope to see you there!

Date: Sunday, Nov. 6, 2011
Time: Japanese part - 11:00am - 12:45pm; English part - 11:30am -  3:00pm 
Place: Japan Society (333 East 47th Street, New York, NY) 
Fee: $100 for both English and Japanese programs
$80 for English program ($55 for students)
$35 for Japanese program ($25 for students) 
*All fees include lunch

Click here for the English website and Japanese website. 

Cardiology Lecture by Dr. Homma on Oct 18

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heart lecWe are pleased to announce that Dr. Shunichi Homma will be giving a lecture on heart attacks at the Nippon Club on Oct. 18 at 6:30pm.  Please note that this talk has been moved from the original date of Oct. 11.  We hope to see you there for this exciting talk! 

Lecture title: Heart Attach, Cause and How to Prevent It
Date and Time: Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011 at 6:30pm
Place: Nippon Club
145 West 57th Street 
New York, NY 10019


Japan Heritage Night at Citi Field

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The second annual Japan Heritage Night was held by the New York Mets on June 21 at Citi Field. The game was preceded by an exciting Japanese taiko drum performance by Soh Daiko, and the colorful Japanese Folk Dance Institute of New York. We sold about 50 tickets for this event. A portion of the proceeds from the Mets tickets will go to Tohoku, although this is not through our Relief Fund.



Golf Outing 2011

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This year's golf outing took place on June 11 at Lido Beach Golf Club on Long Island.  It was a cloudy day with tremendous wind blowing in from Atlantic Ocean the whole time, sometimes mixed with misty rain.  Still, it was very enjoyable and gave us a feel for golf in England and Scotland.  The winner was Dr. Yukio Sonoda.  The longest drive was hit by Dr. Jeffrey Ahn.  The two shortest to the pin were won by Dr. Makoto Iwahara and Mrs. Hiroyo Belmonte (Dr. John Belmonte's wife).