It is our pleasure to announce that the information for the JCCC Foundation Grants 2013 is now available. The JCCC Foundation requests proposals for Student Development and Achievement Grant and Japanese Language Education Grant for the 2013-2014 school year. To qualify for the grants, an applicant must be: A public or private school, or other organization with non-profit status in the Chicago area (i.e. located in the Illinois counties of Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake, McHenry or Will) For more information on eligibility and how to apply, please refer to the Request for Proposals. Student Development and Achievement Grant Japanese Language Education Grant Deadline The proposals must be delivered by […]
The JCCC would like to announce the recent change in the donation percentage of membership dues, effective of January 2013. Every year the JCCC donates a portion of membership dues to the JCCC Foundation, the charitable arm of the JCCC, as tax-deductible contribution. For 2013 the donation percentage is increased from last year’s 8% to 10%. This decision was proposed and deliberated by the Executive Board of Directors in December 2012 and was officially approved at the JCCC Member Annual Meeting on January 13, 2013. Download：Membership Dues and Registrant Standard 2013 ※2013 Membership Dues Invoice will be mailed in early February.
On January 13, 2013, the JCCC Annual Meeting and New Year’s Party were held at the Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel and Convention Center. We are pleased to report that the event was successful, with more than 800 people participating in the festivities. In addition to a delicious lunch and entertainment featuring J-Pop musicians Sunplaza Nakano-kun and Papala Kawai from “Bakufu Slump.” a newscaster and meteorologist Mio Nemoto did a presentation on the 2012 JCCC activities and a fun mini talk show with the musical guests. At the end of the show, the musical guests were joined by the children of Futabakai Schools and the parents’ choir, Choir Futaba, for the last song, “Tomoshibi-When […]