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2019 Annual General Meeting & New Year’s Party

For the members and by the members

 Saturday January 12, 2019 3:30pm – 7:00pm @Bryn Mawr Japanese Church. Rain Date: Saturday, January 19th

PROGRAM:  Annual General Meeting, Mochitsuki, Shishi mai (Lion dance), Raffle Chorus UI Performance, Towa Essay Contest Award

FOODS & DRINKS:  We will be catering from Japanese restaurant.

Fee:  Member $45 / Non-Member $65 ( Free for children 5 and under. ) ※Family of individual members will be charged as non-members.


Registration site:  ( or by mail

Cancellation Policy: Please register by Monday, December 31. We are unable to issue refunds after 12/31.
◆In case of inclement weather, we will make an announcement via JAGP Website and eNewsletter.

We look forward to meeting many of you there!

We Need Your Help!
We are looking for volunteers who can help us at the NYP. Please let us know when you register for the New Year’s Party.
1 Preparation 2 Delivering foods and drinks 3 MC 4. Raffle set up 5. Mochi pounding/Preparing mochi 6. Clean up

New Year's Party JAGP Member
Adult x 1

New Year's Party JAGP Non-Member 
Adult x 1

Japanese Association of Greater Philadelphia Membership

Annual Membership
New member: Jan – August (full price), Sep. – Nov. (half price), Dec. (full price including the upcoming year) - these fees are for only newly applied members.

- Family $60/70 - Individual $40/50 - Senior(65 and over) $25/35 - Student* $25/35

If you choose to receive the JAGP Newsletter by mail delivery, please understand that $10 will be added to your annual membership fee to cover the cost of printing and postage, so please pay an appropriate rate.

*A graduate student sponsored by a corporation or government fellowship should apply as an Individual member.

Online Membership Form and Payment - Click here

Please send the application form with your remittance to address below. You can download the form from below.
Please make a check payable to:

P.O. Box 215
Lionville, PA 19353

Please fill in all relevant sections. We appreciate your cooperation.

Membership Benefits
All JAGP members can receive following services and attend following events.

1. Community Service

• Help Line Service - There are two categories for this Help Line: Medical and Legal. Specialists from each category consult with members over the phone for free.

• Free Professional Seminar - What kind of laws should we be aware of if we plan to open a business? What are the laws we should know if we are involved in a car accident? JAGP offers free seminars by top lawyers on a variety of legal topics

• JAGP Newsletter - We send members our quarterly published bilingual newsletter filled with useful information about Japanese events, local news, and interesting articles. We also send the online version of the JAGP Newsletter for e-mail users prior to the printed version reaches you.

2. JAGP Main Events & Activities

• New Year's Party - Every year, we hold a New Year's Party at a first-class hotel and celebrate the Japanese New Year with mochi and Japanese entertainment (i.e. shishimai (lion dance)Performance) and much more. There are also exciting door prizes such as air tickets to Japan and hotel certificates.

• One-day Consulate Service - Twice a year, we provide a service at which Japanese citizens can obtain or renew their passports and submit other documents for the Japanese government in Philadelphia instead of going to New York.

• Events - On occasion we conduct tours to classical music concerts and the Philadelphia Opera Company and some sports events. Usually, the tickets acquired by JAGP for such tours provide good seats at reasonable, group prices. Members can enjoy tickets which would be difficult to acquire and more expensive if purchased individually.

• Chorus Group - JAGP organized a chorus group. If you would like to sing, Please join us!

• Towa Essay Contest - Through "the JAGP Towa Morris Foundation", we hold an essay contest for middle and high school students.

2019 Membership

If you prefer to send application and a check via postal mail, downlaod form here and send to
JAGP Office
P.O. Box 215 Lionville, PA 19353
or submit the online payment and the form below.


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