Archive for December, 2012

Happy New Year!

December 31, 2012 – 

2013 new year snake

Happy New Year!  Thanks to your support, we’re sending more students and dogwood trees to Japan in 2013.  Stay tuned here for updates throughout the year.… » READ MORE

Happy Holidays!

December 24, 2012 – 

Ashlee playing koto while studying in Japan

Happy Holidays!  Because of you, students like Ashlee were able to study abroad in Japan this year — she’s learning how to play koto.  Ashlee studies at the Japan Center for Michigan Universities as an Oak Lawn Marketing Scholar.… » READ MORE

The Bridging Foundation Mourns the Passing of Senator Daniel Inouye

December 18, 2012 – 

The Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission, CULCON and the U.S.-Japan Bridging Foundation are saddened to hear about the passing of Senator Inouye.   In addition to being a statesman and decorated World War II hero, Senator Inouye was a strong supporter of the … » READ MORE

Inviting Applications to Receive Dogwood Trees — Partner in the Friendship Blossoms Initiative

December 5, 2012 – 

We invite organizations to apply to receive dogwood trees and  become a partner in the Friendship Blossoms Initiative.  Organizations must be able to plant, celebrate and maintain 20 or more trees for at least 40 years.  Click here to learn … » READ MORE