April 10 — As part of its year-long celebration of its 25th anniversary since its incorporation, the Japanese American National Museum will recognize some of its founders at its 2010 Annual Gala Dinner, “25 Years & Beyond: Celebrating the Spirit of Our Community,” set for Saturday, April 10, at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel.
This event is the largest fundraiser for the National Museum. Support for the 2010 Annual Gala Dinner, “25 Years & Beyond: Celebrating the Spirit of Our Community,” is led by the two Signature Sponsors: Dr. Paul I. and Hisako
Terasaki, and Union Bank/Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi UFJ. Diamond Sponsors include The Boeing Company, Northrop Grumman Corporation, Dr. William G. and Carol Ouchi, and Prudential.
United States Senator Daniel K. Inouye and former United States Secretary of Transportation Norman Y. Mineta are the Honorary Dinner Co-Chairs. The Dinner Committee Co-Chairs are Tracey Doi, Chief Financial Officer, Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc., and George Tanaka, Senior Vice President, Union Bank. Master of the ceremonies for the evening will be Frank Buckley,
co-anchor of KTLA’s Emmy Award-winning signature broadcast, the KTLA Morning News.
Sponsorships for the 2010 Annual Gala Dinner are available at these levels: Signature ($100,000), Presenting ($50,000), Diamond ($25,000), Platinum ($10,000), Gold ($5,000), Silver ($3,500), Bronze ($2,500) and Community ($1,750, for non-profit organizations and must be for full table). There are also Sponsorships available for the VIP Reception set for Friday, April 9,
at the National Museum, at the Host ($15,000) and Sponsor ($5,000) level; and Gala Dinner Reception Host ($15,000) and Gala Dinner Reception Sponsor ($5,000).
For more information on this event or the 2010 Annual Gala Dinner, call the Japanese American National Museum at (213) 625-0414 or go to the Web site at www.janm.org/events/2010/dinner/.