BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.3485@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20120223T000000Z DTEND:20120223T000000Z DESCRIPTION:The U.S. Congress awarded the Congressional Gold Medal (CGM) to the U.S. Army&rsquo\;s 100th Infantry Battalion\, the 442nd Regimental Co mbat Team (RCT) and the Military Intelligence Service (MIS) for their extr aordinary accomplishments in World War II. The National Veterans Network p lanned and executed the Congressional Gold Medal ceremony and associated e vents on Nov. 2\, 2011 in Washington\, D.C.\n\nThe Japanese American Museu m of San Jose (JAMsj)\, with our Congressional Representatives Zoe Lofgren \, Mike Honda and Anna Eshoo\, the San Jose Chapter of the Japanese Americ an Citizens League (JACL)\, the Friends and Families of Nisei Veterans (FF NV)\, local VFW Post 9970 and the San Jose Buddhist Church Betsuin will ho ld a local ceremony in San Jose\, CA at the <strong>San Jose Buddhist Chur ch Betsuin</strong> annex on Thursday\, <strong>February 23\, 2012</strong > from <strong>4 to 6 p.m.</strong> This event is being held to honor vete rans and their families\, as well as widows or families of veterans who we re not recognized at the ceremony in Washington\, D.C. (because of limited space\, a deadline of Nov. 16\, 2011 was established for acceptance of re gistrations for the San Jose CGM ceremony).\n\nYou can support this event by helping to purchase Congressional Gold Medal (CGM) replicas and to help make the ceremony a memorable event for our veterans and their families. Please contact the Museum or send your check to JAMuseum of San Jose\, 535 N. 5th Street\, San Jose\, CA 95112\, noting that the donation is for the CGM ceremony. JAMsj is a registered 501(c)(3) tax exempt\, non-profit org anization. Contributions are tax deductible to the full extent allowable b y law. SUMMARY:Congressional Gold Ceremony URL:/en/events/2012/02/23/congressional-gold-ceremony/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR