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 Overview of & Invitation to the
 Association

 Projects and Activities


SYMBOL OF THE ASSOCIATION

Taking initial "F" of Funabashi as a motif, rainbow and a bud are depicted. 

From outside, blue symbolizes "sincerity"
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Green inside symbolizes "new encounter"

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What is FIRA ?

It is the association organized on August 25, 1987 with the objectives of increasing understanding and interest in international exchange/friendship chiefly among Funabashi City residents, and raising international awareness and improving mutual understanding with various foreign countries through active undertaking of various projects.

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We are now implementing wide variety of programs and projects to foster friendship with various foreign countries, assistance service to foreign residents in Funabashi and interchange between Japanese and foreign residents having interchange activities with sister/friendship cities of Hayward (the US), Odense (Denmark), and Sian (PRC).

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Why don't you join in our Association?
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If you have interest in international friendship and exchange

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If you have volition and enthusiasm in international friendship activities

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If you would like to join events of international friendship/interchange
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What sort of projects/activities are FIRA implementing?

We plan and implement various international friendship/interchange projects and hold events that foreign residents can join such as:
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to cosponsor/support international friendship/interchange projects

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to assist international friendship/interchange projects

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to hold lecture meetings and training course for members

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to issue FIRA news (3 issues a year)

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to provide information on international friendship/interchange

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to hold International Exchange Gathering

For further details please see "Projects & Activities."

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Would you like to get involved more activelyH

If yes, why don't you join in a committee to plan and implement enjoyable projects for members and city residents utilizing  your experience, knowledge and volition?
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General Affairs & Organizational Interchange Committee
@@To implement various programs through training course for and interchange among members, and new member recruit campaign etc.

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Project Planning Committee
@@To plan and implement various projects such as interchange with foreign residents, "Funabashi International Exchange Gathering" etc.

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Public Relations Committee
@@To issue "FIRA News", "
'YOKOSO' to FUNABASHI" iprinted in Japanese, English and Chinese), FIRA Home Page "Funabashi Common," and to implement other public relations activities.
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How can you join?
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Anyone can join.

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Fill up the application form and submit it with membership fee at FIRA Office shown below.

Group/Corporate Membership

One Share per Annum \10,000 (one share minimum)

Private Membership

One Share per Annum \1,000 (one share minimum)

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If you cannot apply for membership at our Office directly, please mail or fax the application form filled up to our Office shown below and transfer the membership fee to the bank account shown below.

Bank A/C@Chiba Bank
                 Funabashi Municipal Office Branch
              Ordinary A/C ‚R‚O‚P‚W‚S‚P‚T

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Tamura

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Inquiry on FIRA Membership 

FIRA Secretary Office iin the Municipal Officej

zip:273-8501@Minato-Cho 2-10-25, Funabashi City

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Funabashi International Relations Association@  Minato-cho 2-10-25, Funabashi City@@TELF047-436-2083@@FAXF047-436-2089