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With 330 members and guests in attendance, the 2015 ACCJ Charity Ball, themed “A Night on Bourbon Street,” was a smashing success.

A New Orleans-inspired dinner, fine wines, and authentic hurricane cocktails were enjoyed that evening. Guests were treated to Cajun entertainment as they wined, dined, and danced the night away!

In addition to all the fun, over ¥8 million was raised through ticket sales and auctions as well as raffles at the event. The chamber is grateful to our sponsors and attendees for helping reach this goal.

The funds raised will make significant contributions to our designated charities: the Mike Makino Fund, the ACCJ Community Service Fund, THE YMCA-ACCJ Ohisama Camp for Handicapped Children, Lighthouse Japan, the Taylor Anderson Memorial Fund, and Living Dreams.


Barbara Hancock is director and vice president, MediaSense K.K., and chair, Charity Ball Committee.