SAN FRANCISCO — Until Wednesday, Dec. 5, the Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Northern California is giving San Francisco Giants fans a chance to bid on tickets with pre-game field passes to the 2010 and 2012 World Series champions’ 2013 season games.

The JCCCNC is running a special Holiday Gift Auction on The link to the auction page is available at

The auction, which started on Nov. 19, also features holiday gift items such as San Francisco Giants memorabilia, Japanese ceramics, Issey Miyaki clothing, travel packages, and much more.

Proceeds from the auction will help to sustain current offerings while developing new cultural, educational and recreational programs and classes that continue to meet the evolving needs of the Japanese and Japanese American community in the Bay Area.

Sweepstakes Winners

In other JCCCNC news, the winners of the 2012 Annual Sweepstakes drawing have been announced. The winning tickets were pulled during the “Looking Forward, Giving Back” event held on Sept. 29 at the JCCCNC.

The grand prize winner, Jeffery Matsuoka of San Francisco, received a trip for two to Japan with five-night hotel stay courtesy of Japan Airlines and Kintetsu International.

Lisa Eng-Beeman of San Mateo received the second place prize of $1,000 cash.

The final prize, a 15.6-inch Asus laptop courtesy of Bay Area Systems, went to Darryl Chun of San Francisco

The 2012 Annual Sweepstakes raised over $25,000 for JCCCNC programs. In addition to prize donors Japan Airlines, Kintetsu International and Bay Area Systems, Pyramid Printing once again donated the printing of the sweepstakes tickets.

For information about how to participate in the 2013 Annual Sweepstakes as a donor or sponsor, contact Yumi Yukawa at (415) 567-5505 or

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