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  • ALL VOLUNTEER SPOTS ARE FULL Join JETAANY at Japan Day in Central Park Sunday, May 14th On Sunday, May 14th (Mothers’ Day), JETAANY and the Japan Society will be hosting the Yo-Yo Balloon Tent at Japan Day in Central Park. We’ll be helping visitors “fish” for Yo-yo Balloons and need volunteers to assist in many areas of the booth – including greeting the guests, explaining the game, prepping water balloons, and assisting children with the game. All volunteers will get a delicious bento lunch, a drink and a free Japan Day t-shirt, plus meet tons of fun people and teach the NYC community a fun Japanese festival game.   Volunteers are needed for two shifts: #1 Morning Shift is FULL #2 Afternoon […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    (5/14) Volunteer with JETAANY at Japan Day in Central Park

    ALL VOLUNTEER SPOTS ARE FULL Join JETAANY at Japan Day in Central Park Sunday, May 14th On Sunday, May 14th (Mothers’ Day), JETAANY and the Japan Society will be hosting the Yo-Yo Balloon Tent at Japan Day in Central Park. We’ll be helping visitors “fish” for Yo-yo Balloons and need volunteers to assist in many areas of the booth – including greeting the guests, explaining the game, prepping water balloons, and assisting children with the game. All volunteers will get a delicious bento lunch, a drink and a free Japan Day t-shirt, plus meet tons of fun people and teach the NYC community a fun Japanese festival game.   Volunteers are needed for two shifts: #1 Morning Shift is FULL #2 Afternoon […]

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  • Tuesday, April 18th is fast approaching and if you are still in need to file your taxes considering going to HR Block.  This referral program for new clients will donate $20 to JETAANY if you show this referral flyer with our non-profit ID on it.  Download referral letter If you have any questions Contact John Sandoval (JET Alum Mie ’92-’94) john.sandoval@tax.hrblock.com<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Get your taxes done by HR Block and $20 goes to JETAANY

    Tuesday, April 18th is fast approaching and if you are still in need to file your taxes considering going to HR Block.  This referral program for new clients will donate $20 to JETAANY if you show this referral flyer with our non-profit ID on it.  Download referral letter If you have any questions Contact John Sandoval (JET Alum Mie ’92-’94) john.sandoval@tax.hrblock.com

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  • Fill out the google form or e-mail a platform by March 24th. Contact Marc at elections@jetaany.org to submit your platform or if you have any questions Are you interested in getting involved with the JET Alumni Association in New York?  JETAANY is looking for new leaders, organizers, and awesome alumni to help grow the chapter. We are accepting platforms or you can fill out the google form and share what makes you a good candidate and how you can take JETAANY to the next level. Available positions: President Vice President Treasurer Secretary Positions are held for one year starting April 1 and ending March 31 the following year. Position descriptions are on the JETAANY website If you wish to be considered for a […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Call for 2017 JETAANY Executive Officer Platforms!

    Fill out the google form or e-mail a platform by March 24th. Contact Marc at elections@jetaany.org to submit your platform or if you have any questions Are you interested in getting involved with the JET Alumni Association in New York?  JETAANY is looking for new leaders, organizers, and awesome alumni to help grow the chapter. We are accepting platforms or you can fill out the google form and share what makes you a good candidate and how you can take JETAANY to the next level. Available positions: President Vice President Treasurer Secretary Positions are held for one year starting April 1 and ending March 31 the following year. Position descriptions are on the JETAANY website If you wish to be considered for a […]

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  • Submit resume and statement of interest to elections@jetaany.org Application Deadline: Wednesday 2/22 Position Description and Qualifications: JETAANY is a 501(c)(3)nonprofit organization and hence requires a Board of Directors. Overall governance and guidance of the organization lies in the hands of the Board, which also serves to advance the organization’s mission and provide a platform for ideas for the executive committee. The Board of Directors is comprised of a group of experienced former JETs all who have a keen interest in the continued success of the JET Program and JETAANY. The Board is distinct from the executive committee, which is the group of individuals who run the day-to-day activities of the organization. The President of JETAANY is the only executive committee member to […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Call for Candidates for JETAANY’s Board of Directors – 2/22 Deadline

    Submit resume and statement of interest to elections@jetaany.org Application Deadline: Wednesday 2/22 Position Description and Qualifications: JETAANY is a 501(c)(3)nonprofit organization and hence requires a Board of Directors. Overall governance and guidance of the organization lies in the hands of the Board, which also serves to advance the organization’s mission and provide a platform for ideas for the executive committee. The Board of Directors is comprised of a group of experienced former JETs all who have a keen interest in the continued success of the JET Program and JETAANY. The Board is distinct from the executive committee, which is the group of individuals who run the day-to-day activities of the organization. The President of JETAANY is the only executive committee member to […]

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  • When: Saturday, June 25, 4 pm –6:00 pm Where: Three Monkeys – 236 West 54Th Street Cost: Everyone will pay for their own food/drinks. RSVP: Let us know you’re coming and invite JET friends on Facebook. Share your sempai wisdom over a beer or two with the outgoing JETs. During the day, they will have attended their Pre-Departure Orientation and will likely be full of questions and excitement to hear about your stories from the inaka (or shi). This is a great chance to re-connect with other alums and get natsukashii about your experiences while helping the newbies prepare for their voyage to Japan!<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    (6/25) Happy Hour with 2016 JETs!

    When: Saturday, June 25, 4 pm –6:00 pm Where: Three Monkeys – 236 West 54Th Street Cost: Everyone will pay for their own food/drinks. RSVP: Let us know you’re coming and invite JET friends on Facebook. Share your sempai wisdom over a beer or two with the outgoing JETs. During the day, they will have attended their Pre-Departure Orientation and will likely be full of questions and excitement to hear about your stories from the inaka (or shi). This is a great chance to re-connect with other alums and get natsukashii about your experiences while helping the newbies prepare for their voyage to Japan!

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  • JETAANY & USJETAA would like to invite you and other local JET alumni for a discussion and private reception at the Japan Society. You’ll learn more about the JET Alumni Association, at both the local and national levels.  As JETAANY grows to 2,000(!) members in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, we are actively seeking support from our members to help host, plan, and lead the chapter. Date: Wednesday, May 25th Location: Japan Society (333 East 47th Street, New York) Time: 5:30pm access to the museum, 6:30 meeting starts Please join us for: A presentation by USJETAA, the new 501(c)(3) tax-exempt nonprofit umbrella organization serving the 19 JETAA chapters across the United States Learning more about how to get involved […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    JETAANY & USJETAA Private Reception for JET Alumni

    JETAANY & USJETAA would like to invite you and other local JET alumni for a discussion and private reception at the Japan Society. You’ll learn more about the JET Alumni Association, at both the local and national levels.  As JETAANY grows to 2,000(!) members in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, we are actively seeking support from our members to help host, plan, and lead the chapter. Date: Wednesday, May 25th Location: Japan Society (333 East 47th Street, New York) Time: 5:30pm access to the museum, 6:30 meeting starts Please join us for: A presentation by USJETAA, the new 501(c)(3) tax-exempt nonprofit umbrella organization serving the 19 JETAA chapters across the United States Learning more about how to get involved […]

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  • Love Running? Love Ramen? Why not join the JETAANY Rameneers and wear this snazzy running shirt with our brand new logo. You must order by May 9th to get the early bird price of $11.50 per shirt ($12.50 if using PayPal), thanks to JET Alumni Association of New York! In the future, the price will likely be somewhere around $15 to $20. Color options: Red or White Gender: Men or Women Sizes: Small – 3XL T-shirt Quality: The shirts are 100% polyester birds pique knit flatback mesh. Athletic fit with reversed inset side panels and reflective piping. New Balance dry moisture management. Cost: $11.50 per shirt ($1 pay PayPal fee per shirt, unless paying with Venmo) STEP 1: Place Order […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Rameneers Running Shirt

    Love Running? Love Ramen? Why not join the JETAANY Rameneers and wear this snazzy running shirt with our brand new logo. You must order by May 9th to get the early bird price of $11.50 per shirt ($12.50 if using PayPal), thanks to JET Alumni Association of New York! In the future, the price will likely be somewhere around $15 to $20. Color options: Red or White Gender: Men or Women Sizes: Small – 3XL T-shirt Quality: The shirts are 100% polyester birds pique knit flatback mesh. Athletic fit with reversed inset side panels and reflective piping. New Balance dry moisture management. Cost: $11.50 per shirt ($1 pay PayPal fee per shirt, unless paying with Venmo) STEP 1: Place Order […]

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  • Celebrate the fall with JETAANY! Spend the day reveling in fall harvest activities. Join us as we participate in a Metro-North one day getaway to the Hudson Valley.  We’ll have a chance to: –          Pick apples and pumpkins –          Lunch in the beautiful town of Rhinebeck –          Explore the local farmers market –          Take in scenic views of the Hudson Valley –          Purchase organic vegetables, eggs, and grass-fed meats –          And more… When: Sunday, October 25, 2015, 8:30am-7:45pm Meet at the clock in the middle of the Main Concourse at Grand Central Terminal at 8:30am sharp (the train leaves at 8:43am). We will be back in NYC at 7:45pm Cost:* Adults: $34.75 Children 5-11: $7 Children under 5: free *includes […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    (10/25) – Celebrate the fall with JETAANY!

    Celebrate the fall with JETAANY! Spend the day reveling in fall harvest activities. Join us as we participate in a Metro-North one day getaway to the Hudson Valley.  We’ll have a chance to: –          Pick apples and pumpkins –          Lunch in the beautiful town of Rhinebeck –          Explore the local farmers market –          Take in scenic views of the Hudson Valley –          Purchase organic vegetables, eggs, and grass-fed meats –          And more… When: Sunday, October 25, 2015, 8:30am-7:45pm Meet at the clock in the middle of the Main Concourse at Grand Central Terminal at 8:30am sharp (the train leaves at 8:43am). We will be back in NYC at 7:45pm Cost:* Adults: $34.75 Children 5-11: $7 Children under 5: free *includes […]

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  • Make your donation to support Tohoku on March 10th-11th and it will be MATCHED! JETAA USA and JETAANY are supporting the Taylor Anderson Memorial Foundation (TAMF) when the clock strikesmidnight in Japan on March 11. GlobalGiving will once again MATCH these donations! Last year, the JET Community helped raise nearly $50,000 for the 311 relief and recovery effort. We hope to continue the success of last year’s “JETs Rally for Tohoku” campaign and will join us in showing your ongoing support for Tohoku by going to the Global Giving website on March 10th – 11th to make a donation that will be matched. Online donation drive Starts: 12:00 midnight Japan time on 3/11 (11 am EDT, March 10; 8 am PDT, etc) Ends: When we reach maximum matching amounts ($30,000 total, $15,000 per […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Donate to Tohoku from March 10 & 11 to DOUBLE your contribution!!

    Make your donation to support Tohoku on March 10th-11th and it will be MATCHED! JETAA USA and JETAANY are supporting the Taylor Anderson Memorial Foundation (TAMF) when the clock strikesmidnight in Japan on March 11. GlobalGiving will once again MATCH these donations! Last year, the JET Community helped raise nearly $50,000 for the 311 relief and recovery effort. We hope to continue the success of last year’s “JETs Rally for Tohoku” campaign and will join us in showing your ongoing support for Tohoku by going to the Global Giving website on March 10th – 11th to make a donation that will be matched. Online donation drive Starts: 12:00 midnight Japan time on 3/11 (11 am EDT, March 10; 8 am PDT, etc) Ends: When we reach maximum matching amounts ($30,000 total, $15,000 per […]

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  • Reserve your ticket online now for the suggested donation of $10.  All donations will be matched by Global Giving on march 11th to support the Taylor Anderson Memorial Fund As the world marks the fourth anniversary of The Great East Japan Earthquake (March 11, 2014), Chicago-based filmmaker Wesley Julian will share his documentary film, Tohoku Tomo (translated: “Friends of Tohoku”) to bring attention to the ongoing efforts to rebuild the Tohoku region of Japan, which was directly impacted by the disaster. Julian, a graduate of Hampden-Sydney College, was in Japan on March 11, 2011 when the earthquake struck. Seeing the devastation first-hand and losing a close friend in the tsunami, he returned to the USA committed to helping bring attention […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    3/10 Tohoku Tomo Screening in New York

    Reserve your ticket online now for the suggested donation of $10.  All donations will be matched by Global Giving on march 11th to support the Taylor Anderson Memorial Fund As the world marks the fourth anniversary of The Great East Japan Earthquake (March 11, 2014), Chicago-based filmmaker Wesley Julian will share his documentary film, Tohoku Tomo (translated: “Friends of Tohoku”) to bring attention to the ongoing efforts to rebuild the Tohoku region of Japan, which was directly impacted by the disaster. Julian, a graduate of Hampden-Sydney College, was in Japan on March 11, 2011 when the earthquake struck. Seeing the devastation first-hand and losing a close friend in the tsunami, he returned to the USA committed to helping bring attention […]

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  •   When: Monday March 16,  6:30 pm – 9:00 pm Where: Legends Bar, 6 West 33rd Street @ 5th Ave, New York, NY 10001 (Private space downstairs) Questions: Contact Monica Yuki (president @ jetaany.org) or Pam Kavalam (vicepresident @ jetaany.org) Cost: $15 prepay (until March 14th) / $20 (March 15th – at the door) What you get: We’ll be serving “hearty hors d’oeuvres” included in the entry price. There will be a happy hour special specifically for attendees until 9 pm. And of course, you’ll get the opportunity to meet some amazing people 🙂 RSVP: Get your spot by using Paypal below and check out who else is coming on Facebook Join us for our largest networking event of the year! The annual JETAANY […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    3/16 JETAANY Meishi Exchange

      When: Monday March 16,  6:30 pm – 9:00 pm Where: Legends Bar, 6 West 33rd Street @ 5th Ave, New York, NY 10001 (Private space downstairs) Questions: Contact Monica Yuki (president @ jetaany.org) or Pam Kavalam (vicepresident @ jetaany.org) Cost: $15 prepay (until March 14th) / $20 (March 15th – at the door) What you get: We’ll be serving “hearty hors d’oeuvres” included in the entry price. There will be a happy hour special specifically for attendees until 9 pm. And of course, you’ll get the opportunity to meet some amazing people 🙂 RSVP: Get your spot by using Paypal below and check out who else is coming on Facebook Join us for our largest networking event of the year! The annual JETAANY […]

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  • Japan Day @ Central Park 2015 is happy to announce that this year’s event will be held at the Bandshell area on May 10th, 2015 (Mother’s Day). We are also thrilled to announce that Japan Day is extending the submission deadline for our 4th Annual “Japan Day Art Contest” until Sunday, February 22nd, 2015. The selected artwork will become the official image of Japan Day @ Central Park 2015, and will be used for our Official Poster, Program, Flyer and T-shirts. The contest winner will also receive a pair of round-trip Economy Class tickets to Japan, provided by ANA. One of this year’s judges is famed Japanese Jazz pianist Senri Oe who will also be selecting the “Senri Award” winner. The Senri […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Japan Day Art Contest (deadline February 22nd)

    Japan Day @ Central Park 2015 is happy to announce that this year’s event will be held at the Bandshell area on May 10th, 2015 (Mother’s Day). We are also thrilled to announce that Japan Day is extending the submission deadline for our 4th Annual “Japan Day Art Contest” until Sunday, February 22nd, 2015. The selected artwork will become the official image of Japan Day @ Central Park 2015, and will be used for our Official Poster, Program, Flyer and T-shirts. The contest winner will also receive a pair of round-trip Economy Class tickets to Japan, provided by ANA. One of this year’s judges is famed Japanese Jazz pianist Senri Oe who will also be selecting the “Senri Award” winner. The Senri […]

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  • The term for serving JETAA USA as a CR is one year and is determined by a vote of all chapters. There are three CR positions to be voted on for 2015-16. The requirements for candidacy can also be found in Article IX (pg 6) of the JETAA USA Bylaws available via the link or on our website (www.jetaausa.com >> About JETAA >> Bylaws). All candidates must submit a platform by March 5 (Thursday), 2015 in order to be considered.  These can be submitted to Jessyca Livingston, Elections Officer, as an email attachment.  Any incomplete, falsified or late platforms will not be considered. A platform consists of 4 total pieces. These items are also outlined and available on the CR Elections webpage of our JETAA USA […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    JETAA USA Country Representative Applications due March 5th

    The term for serving JETAA USA as a CR is one year and is determined by a vote of all chapters. There are three CR positions to be voted on for 2015-16. The requirements for candidacy can also be found in Article IX (pg 6) of the JETAA USA Bylaws available via the link or on our website (www.jetaausa.com >> About JETAA >> Bylaws). All candidates must submit a platform by March 5 (Thursday), 2015 in order to be considered.  These can be submitted to Jessyca Livingston, Elections Officer, as an email attachment.  Any incomplete, falsified or late platforms will not be considered. A platform consists of 4 total pieces. These items are also outlined and available on the CR Elections webpage of our JETAA USA […]

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  •  JETAANY Annual Bōnenkai SOLD OUT When: Tuesday, December 16th, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Where:  Cho Cho san (15 West 8th Street, New York) Cost/RSVP:  $35 (pre-pay by Friday 12/12) Questions:  Contact Monica Yuki at president@jetaany.org Come join JETAANY at the annual Bōnenkai! Enjoy traditional Japanese cuisine and All-You-Can-Drink Sake. Let’s celebrate another successful year! If you are interested to get involved or have ideas to share this is a great place to join the planning committees.  This event tends to sell out quickly so be sure to secure your spot through PayPal. After you have paid you will receive an e-mail asking you to select your appetizer and dinner food option. You will be selecting from the menu below. Price includes appetizers, dinner and […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    (12/16) Bōnenkai @ Cho Cho San – SOLD OUT

     JETAANY Annual Bōnenkai SOLD OUT When: Tuesday, December 16th, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Where:  Cho Cho san (15 West 8th Street, New York) Cost/RSVP:  $35 (pre-pay by Friday 12/12) Questions:  Contact Monica Yuki at president@jetaany.org Come join JETAANY at the annual Bōnenkai! Enjoy traditional Japanese cuisine and All-You-Can-Drink Sake. Let’s celebrate another successful year! If you are interested to get involved or have ideas to share this is a great place to join the planning committees.  This event tends to sell out quickly so be sure to secure your spot through PayPal. After you have paid you will receive an e-mail asking you to select your appetizer and dinner food option. You will be selecting from the menu below. Price includes appetizers, dinner and […]

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  • Greetings to all members of JET Alumni Association from the staff of the Prime Minister’s Office of Japan.We hope you are well. Here in Tokyo the trees are taking on their autumnal hues as we move deeper into the autumn months.  We have just issued the Autumn 2014 edition of our We Are Tomodachi magazine and published it online. We hope you will take a look.  In this edition, we would like to once again share with you a broad variety of contents, from rich autumnal produce and colorful autumn leaves from around Japan, to the 50th anniversary of the Shinkansen, Japan’s contribution to infrastructure development in Myanmar and Palau, how Tokyo keeps tap water safe and delicious. From November, […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    We Are Tomodachi (Autumn 2014)

    Greetings to all members of JET Alumni Association from the staff of the Prime Minister’s Office of Japan.We hope you are well. Here in Tokyo the trees are taking on their autumnal hues as we move deeper into the autumn months.  We have just issued the Autumn 2014 edition of our We Are Tomodachi magazine and published it online. We hope you will take a look.  In this edition, we would like to once again share with you a broad variety of contents, from rich autumnal produce and colorful autumn leaves from around Japan, to the 50th anniversary of the Shinkansen, Japan’s contribution to infrastructure development in Myanmar and Palau, how Tokyo keeps tap water safe and delicious. From November, […]

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  • Winter is coming. So how about delicious Michelin starred Szechuan food to warm yourself up! Come practice your Japanese with JETAA members and native speakers over at Cafe China. The price includes a family-style Chinese dinner with plenty of vegetarian, gluten free. and non spicy dishes. Cafe China is a charming restaurant with a slinky 1930’s Shanghai decor. All language levels are welcome! Hope to see you there! Space is limited so please RSVP quickly and pay in advance via PayPal. Deadline to RSVP is 5 PM on Monday, 11/24. Yoroshiku onegai shimasu! Date: Monday, November 24th Time: 6:45 pm – 8:45 pm Location:  Cafe China (13 E 37th St, New York, NY 10016, http://www.cafechinanyc.com/) Nearest subway stations: Grand Central, Times Square, Bryant Park Questions: E-mail […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    November Nihongo Dake Dinner

    Winter is coming. So how about delicious Michelin starred Szechuan food to warm yourself up! Come practice your Japanese with JETAA members and native speakers over at Cafe China. The price includes a family-style Chinese dinner with plenty of vegetarian, gluten free. and non spicy dishes. Cafe China is a charming restaurant with a slinky 1930’s Shanghai decor. All language levels are welcome! Hope to see you there! Space is limited so please RSVP quickly and pay in advance via PayPal. Deadline to RSVP is 5 PM on Monday, 11/24. Yoroshiku onegai shimasu! Date: Monday, November 24th Time: 6:45 pm – 8:45 pm Location:  Cafe China (13 E 37th St, New York, NY 10016, http://www.cafechinanyc.com/) Nearest subway stations: Grand Central, Times Square, Bryant Park Questions: E-mail […]

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  • Visit to Nomura Bank Calling all JET alumni seeking employment in the financial industry.  Nomura is giving 6 JET alumni the opportunity to a meet and greet at their office in Manhattan.  Nomura is a Japanese financial holding company dealing with brokers, banking and other financial services. They also provide investment, financing and related services to individual, institutional and government clients on a global level with an emphasis on securities. Mid-career JET alumni looking for a career in finance are invited to join! Date:  Wednesday November 5th Time: 11:00 to 1:00 Details: Meet at the Nomura office, Worldwide Plaza, 309 West 49th Street **Tour of the office **Meeting with recruiting officer **Meeting with JET sempai currently working there **Lunch in their cafeteria RSVP: Email […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Visit Noruma Bank

    Visit to Nomura Bank Calling all JET alumni seeking employment in the financial industry.  Nomura is giving 6 JET alumni the opportunity to a meet and greet at their office in Manhattan.  Nomura is a Japanese financial holding company dealing with brokers, banking and other financial services. They also provide investment, financing and related services to individual, institutional and government clients on a global level with an emphasis on securities. Mid-career JET alumni looking for a career in finance are invited to join! Date:  Wednesday November 5th Time: 11:00 to 1:00 Details: Meet at the Nomura office, Worldwide Plaza, 309 West 49th Street **Tour of the office **Meeting with recruiting officer **Meeting with JET sempai currently working there **Lunch in their cafeteria RSVP: Email […]

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  • Nihongo Dake Billiards Event This month join us at Fat Cat, one of New York’s best billiards/pool halls, for great conversation with fellow JETs and native Japanese speakers. There will also be live jazz music. Feel free to invite nihonjin friends- it’s always great to have a mix of native and nonnative speakers. Hope to see you there! All levels of Japanese welcome! Date: Wednesday Oct 22nd Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm Location: Fat Cat 75 Christopher St, New York, NY 10014 Nearest subway stations, 1 to Christopher St, A,C,E,B,D,F to West 4th Questions: E-mail David at treasurer[at]jetaany.org Cost: $11 which includes the cover charge and 2 hours of pool/billiards. Drinks are to be paid for separately. There is no food at […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Nihongo Dake Billiards Event

    Nihongo Dake Billiards Event This month join us at Fat Cat, one of New York’s best billiards/pool halls, for great conversation with fellow JETs and native Japanese speakers. There will also be live jazz music. Feel free to invite nihonjin friends- it’s always great to have a mix of native and nonnative speakers. Hope to see you there! All levels of Japanese welcome! Date: Wednesday Oct 22nd Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm Location: Fat Cat 75 Christopher St, New York, NY 10014 Nearest subway stations, 1 to Christopher St, A,C,E,B,D,F to West 4th Questions: E-mail David at treasurer[at]jetaany.org Cost: $11 which includes the cover charge and 2 hours of pool/billiards. Drinks are to be paid for separately. There is no food at […]

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  •   Thirteen high school students from Iwate Prefecture will be visiting NYC with their CIR in October. We would like to invite JET alumni to the following events to interact with the students and help as tour guides. If you are interested in all or some of these events please e-mail Monica at president@jetaany.org. Reception Monday, October 27th 6pm to 8pm Evening gathering at Japan Local Government Office (34th street and Parck Ave) for light snacks and drinks. Come listen to the students’ brief speeches and have a chance to talk with them one-on-one. Touring Tuesday, October 28th (time TBD) Possible late afternoon of touring to the Met or other iconic locations. Time to be determined but possibly after 3pm. Touring […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Volunteer Tour guides needed for Students visiting from Iwate

      Thirteen high school students from Iwate Prefecture will be visiting NYC with their CIR in October. We would like to invite JET alumni to the following events to interact with the students and help as tour guides. If you are interested in all or some of these events please e-mail Monica at president@jetaany.org. Reception Monday, October 27th 6pm to 8pm Evening gathering at Japan Local Government Office (34th street and Parck Ave) for light snacks and drinks. Come listen to the students’ brief speeches and have a chance to talk with them one-on-one. Touring Tuesday, October 28th (time TBD) Possible late afternoon of touring to the Met or other iconic locations. Time to be determined but possibly after 3pm. Touring […]

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  • Volunteer for Japan-A-Mania November 15, 2014 Love Japan? Like children? Don’t hate the idea of spending a weekend afternoon volunteering? Then sign up for JETAANY’s Annual Japan-A-Mania at Big Brothers, Big Sisters of New York City. Through different activities, we’ll introduce aspects of Japanese culture to the kids and their big brother/sister. Past stations have included chopsticks challenge, kimono dress up, Japanese writing, kendo, make your own onigiri and more! The event will take place on Saturday, November 15, 2014 from 1:30pm to 5pm. Have an idea for an activity? Even better. Please Monica at president@jetaany.org and fill out the survey here to sign up Sign up here to volunteer Have an idea for an activity or have questions regarding […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    (11/15) Volunteer for Japan-A-Mania

    Volunteer for Japan-A-Mania November 15, 2014 Love Japan? Like children? Don’t hate the idea of spending a weekend afternoon volunteering? Then sign up for JETAANY’s Annual Japan-A-Mania at Big Brothers, Big Sisters of New York City. Through different activities, we’ll introduce aspects of Japanese culture to the kids and their big brother/sister. Past stations have included chopsticks challenge, kimono dress up, Japanese writing, kendo, make your own onigiri and more! The event will take place on Saturday, November 15, 2014 from 1:30pm to 5pm. Have an idea for an activity? Even better. Please Monica at president@jetaany.org and fill out the survey here to sign up Sign up here to volunteer Have an idea for an activity or have questions regarding […]

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