The 15th Annual Mondale Award Dinner & Gala

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The 15th Annual Mondale Award Dinner & Gala

15th Annual Mondale Award and Scholarship Dinner Gala

Register today! The Japan America Society of Minnesota is happy to announce the 15th Annual Mondale Award and Scholarship Dinner Gala! This is an important event held every fall! This year’s event is expected to draw over 175 corporate and individual members and community leaders. Proceeds from these events will enable JASM to continue to offer fascinating social and educational programs that promote cultural exchange between Minnesota and Japan, including the merit-based Mondale Scholarhsip.

We are pleased to announce this years Mondale Award nominee to be Ms. Irene “Inkie” Brons. Ms. Brons’ began her career in the  Minnesota Trade Office in 1985. She came on as an International Trade Assistant and acted as consultant in Japan. She was quickly promoted to International Trade Representative and worked to foster bonds between Minnesota and Japan for 18 years. She demonstrated personal strength and commitment to the Japan-America relationship even when Japan became a less ’hot’ market in the global economy.

Ms. Brons was instrumental in establishing the Mondale Award and Scholarship, has been a JASM board member as well as President of JASM in the past. She continues to volunteer for projects and events for the sake of the Japan-America relationship. She is esteemed by her colleagues as a natural leader with great passion.

Program Highlights

The keynote speaker will be the honorable Ichiro Fujisaki, Ambassador of Japan to the United States. Additional highlights include:

  • The Mondale Award will be presented by former Vice President Walter Mondale.
  • The Mondale Scholarship will be awarded to three Minnesota students for study in Japan.
  • ​A Silent Auction will be held during the reception and cocktail hour.
  • A Raffle and Live Auction will be held during the dinner.

You won’t want to miss this event! 


Date: Saturday, November 3rd, 2012
Time: 5:00-9:00 pm
Place: Oak Ridge Country Club
             700 Oak Ridge Road
             Hopkins, MN 55305
             T: 952.935.7721
Ticket:$100 for members/$125 for non-members

Registration and Payment

Be sure to fill out the registration form regardless of your method for payment. If you are paying by Paypal, fill out the form then proceed to pay through paypal. Payment and registration are required before the event.

1. Registration Form
Register here

2. Payment

If you are mailing a check to us for your ticket(s), the address is:

Riverplace EH-131
43 Main Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414

For people paying by Paypal, please press the Paypal button below and fill out appropriately.

Regular Tickets


Find out more information at:
JASM Website (Mondale Programs)
JASM Website (Top Page)

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