Archive for July, 2010

JETAANY in the Washington Post

Check out this article in the Washington Post (free registration required to view the entire article) about the future of the JET Program. The article mentions our very own JetWit.com creator and member of the Board of Directors, Steven Horowitz, as well as photos of Vice-President Monica Yuki, and US Country Representative Shree Kurlekar! Unfortunately, according to the article, the future does not seem to bode well for the future of the JET Programme. Said Motoyuki Okuda, head of the budget review panel examining JET, “our opinion has been issued, so (JET) will probably shrink.” It was his view that JET exists to maintain “amakudari” (a plush place where senior bureaucrats are sent to retire.) Read it for yourself and […]

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    What: A day of demonstration and competition to show case Shorinji Kempo Where: 55 Lexington Avenue, Baruch College Gymnasium Admission: Open to the public, $5 Shorinji Kempo is a totally unique non-competitive Japanese martial way, designed to help practitioners realize their potential, by exercising three elements; healthy mind, healthy body and effective self-defense. The system is based around realistic, challenging and enjoyable training, incorporating punches, kicks, blocks, locks and throws combined with seated meditation, philosophy and remedial massage. Practitioners work in harmony with others creating confident well-intentioned individuals that will leave a positive effect on society. Message from a member: Dear JETAANY, During my stay in Kanazawa I was introduced to a very interesting Japanese martial art called Shorinji Kempo. I’ve been practicing for […]
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  • 2nd Shorinji Kempo North American Taikai

    What: A day of demonstration and competition to show case Shorinji Kempo Where: 55 Lexington Avenue, Baruch College Gymnasium Admission: Open to the public, $5 Shorinji Kempo is a totally unique non-competitive Japanese martial way, designed to help practitioners realize their potential, by exercising three elements; healthy mind, healthy body and effective self-defense. The system is based around realistic, challenging and enjoyable training, incorporating punches, kicks, blocks, locks and throws combined with seated meditation, philosophy and remedial massage. Practitioners work in harmony with others creating confident well-intentioned individuals that will leave a positive effect on society. Message from a member: Dear JETAANY, During my stay in Kanazawa I was introduced to a very interesting Japanese martial art called Shorinji Kempo. I’ve been practicing for […]

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    Dear Connected and Savvy Alumni, The JETAA USA National Conference is taking place in NYC this year, sponsored by your very own JETAANY team.  In order to welcome and wow our guests from other chapters around the country, we are putting together a swag bag full of snacks, gifts, and other goodies.  We are also holding a prize raffle.  If your company can make a donation, or if you have a contact at a company that can, please contact kendall.murano@gmail.com ASAP! In-kind donations are tax deductible and we can provide all the needed documentation.  Please get in touch if you have any questions. Examples of already donated items include: Bottles of tea Subway maps Pens Folders Books If you can help, […]
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  • Alumni Help Needed! Donate to the National Conference!

    Dear Connected and Savvy Alumni, The JETAA USA National Conference is taking place in NYC this year, sponsored by your very own JETAANY team.  In order to welcome and wow our guests from other chapters around the country, we are putting together a swag bag full of snacks, gifts, and other goodies.  We are also holding a prize raffle.  If your company can make a donation, or if you have a contact at a company that can, please contact kendall.murano@gmail.com ASAP! In-kind donations are tax deductible and we can provide all the needed documentation.  Please get in touch if you have any questions. Examples of already donated items include: Bottles of tea Subway maps Pens Folders Books If you can help, […]

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    Due to scheduling conflicts, the  the second August announcement will come out August 26th (rather than August 19th). If you have an event you want to publicize during the middle/middle-latter half of August, you MUST have it in by August 4th for it to make the announcements.
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  • Announcement about Next Announcements

    Due to scheduling conflicts, the  the second August announcement will come out August 26th (rather than August 19th). If you have an event you want to publicize during the middle/middle-latter half of August, you MUST have it in by August 4th for it to make the announcements.

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