Closing Ceremony



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Sunday, September 23, 2018
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Hyatt Regency Lake Washington, Renton

The Grassroots Summit Closing Ceremony will take place at the newly opened Hyatt Regency Lake Washington in Renton, WA. People from all 14 local sessions across Washington State gather together for this farewell program to reflect on and celebrate their experiences. Guests will be able to gaze at the Boeing Factory planes on the shores of Lake Washington’s beautiful Southport while enjoying a buffet reception.

We expect government, school, and sister city representatives from the Summit’s fifteen local sessions to attend.

King5 News Anchor, Lori Matsukawa, will act as event emceeShe received the “Lifetime Achievement Award” from the Asian American Journalists Association (2005), was inducted into the University of Washington Communication Department’s Alumni Hall of Fame (2012) and in 2014, was inducted into NATAS Northwest’s Silver Circle for Lifetime Achievement.

Become a sponsor! Support the Summit and help the Japan-America Society of the State of Washington provide a fun and exciting farewell to our Japanese guests. Sponsors will be given tickets to both the opening and closing ceremony. For a full list of benefits, please click here.

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Hyatt Regency Lake Washington, Renton




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