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Senator Cory Gardner Headlines US-Japan Energy Relations Luncheon on May 2

Japan America Society of Colorado presents a distinguished panel of speakers in Denver

Denver – The Japan America Society of Colorado (JASC) announced today that Senator Cory Gardner and Hiroyuki “Bob” Takai, SVP of Sumitomo Corporation of America will be featured speakers at the JASC Spring luncheon on May 2nd at the History Colorado Center, 13th & Broadway in Downtown Denver.

In addition to Senator Gardner, who is the Chairman of the Senate Energy Subcommittee and Chairman of the Subcommittee on East Asia, and Mr. Takai of Sumitomo, featured speakers will include Jacob Schlesinger, Senior Correspondent and former Tokyo bureau chief of the Wall Street Journal, and Kiyoaki Aburaki from the Keizai Koho Center of Keidanren and an authority on the US – Japan economy.

“We are extremely honored to have this distinguished assembly of speakers for our Spring Luncheon to address US – Japan - Colorado relations with specific regard to energy + natural resources” said Claudine Locascio, Executive Director of Japan America Society of Colorado.

The Spring Luncheon will be held in the Terrace Room at History Colorado Center from      11:30 am to 1:30 pm on Wednesday, May 2nd. Tickets are available for $65/person. Sponsored tables for 10 are $750 and half tables are available for $375.

The luncheon is made possible by a grant from the Keizai Koho Center and National Association of Japan-America Societies.

Japan America Society of Colorado is a non-profit organization dedicated to expanding people-to-people relationships between Colorado and Japan by serving as a bridge to connect. JASC is a member of the National Association of Japan American Societies.

For more information on the Spring Luncheon please visit www.jascolorado.org or               email Claudine Locascio at claudine@jascolorado.org

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