The Japan-America Society of Vermont
Dedicated to Improving Cultural Understanding and Business Interaction
123 Ethan Allen Avenue, Suite 306 - Colchester, VT 05446 - U.S.A
email : email@example.com
Japan America Society of Vermont
(Shingo Kuzutani in The Asahi Shimbun, February 01, 2012, http://bit.ly/1g3RBUN)
Upcoming events related to the Tohoku Tsunami of 3/2011
The following events related to the Tohoku Tsunami of 3/2011 are occuring in the Burlington area:One Day Consulate Office, March 30 (Sunday)
The Japanese Consulate General in Boston will be offering a "One day Consulate Office" at the JASV office on Sunday, March 30, from 10:30 AM until 1:30 PM. This visit provides a very helpful and convenient way for Japanese citizens to conduct official business such as passport renewal, resident evidence, etc, as well as chat with the Consule General. The necessary forms are available from the JCGB's website at
Note: The “miracle pine tree” of Rikuzentakata
The Rikuzentakata's “miracle pine tree” was the only one left standing among 70,000 that were knocked down by the 2011 March 11 earthquake and tsunami. The pine tree survived until the fall of 2012, eventually succumbing to environmental damage. It has been replaced by a monument to those who perished in the earthquake and tsunami. There are numerous articles on this pine tree, the following by Sara Malm from The Telegraph is
JASV Organizational Notes:The JASV Board Meetings: Second Wednesday of the month - 6:30 pm. The JASV board meetings are in the JASV office at 123 Ethan Allen Avenue, Suite 203. Colchester. All are welcome.
The JASV Facebook page is a community space for JASV members and friends. If you are a participant in Facebook, visit our page at http://facebook.com/jasv.org; click "like" to include our postings on your Facebook wall.
If you would like to receive updates on the JASV calendar by email, you can join our Yahoo mailing list at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/jasv/ or by sending email request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Resources:Consulate-General of Japan in Boston website
in English language at http://www.boston.us.emb-japan.go.jp/
or Japanese language at http://www.boston.us.emb-japan.go.jp/ja/
If you know of any Japan-related events in Vermont, please send them to JASV at email@example.com.