Japanese American Community Events
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The Consul General of Japan in San Francisco, Hiroshi Inomata, will present the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Rays from the government of Japan to Jimi Yamaichi at the Fairmont Hotel San Jose, Regency Ballroom 170 South Market St., in San Jose. There will be a no-host cocktail reception at 6 p.m., followed by the conferment ceremony at 7 p.m. and the dinner and program at 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $100 per person. Checks should be made out to: Nikkei Matsuri, with “Jimi’s Dinner” written in the memo line, and sent to the San Jose Buddhist Church Betsuin, Attn: Jimi’s Dinner, 640 N. 5th Street, San Jose, CA 95112. Attendees should send the names and checks together for groups of people who would like to sit together. The tables seat 10. RSVP by Saturday, Feb. 18. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org or (408) 867-4525.