Archive for October, 2010

  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2010/10/15/board-of-directors-elections/"></div>Have you voted yet? The Election for Board of Directors is on-going, so please take a moment to vote! There are 5 candidates running for the 4 open positions on the Board of Directors. Platforms for all 5 candidates can be found here (PDF download). Voting takes place electronically, all JETAA NY members received a ballot via email on Thursday, October 14. Please contact elections@jetaany.org if you did not receive a ballot, or would like to have your ballot resent. Voting only takes a minute, please click the link in your email and vote now. More information about the Board of Directors: JETAANY is a 501(c)(3)nonprofit organization and hence requires a Board of Directors. Overall governance and guidance of the […]<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings generic via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><div class="at-below-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2010/10/15/board-of-directors-elections/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    Reminder: Board of Directors Elections!

    Have you voted yet? The Election for Board of Directors is on-going, so please take a moment to vote! There are 5 candidates running for the 4 open positions on the Board of Directors. Platforms for all 5 candidates can be found here (PDF download). Voting takes place electronically, all JETAA NY members received a ballot via email on Thursday, October 14. Please contact elections@jetaany.org if you did not receive a ballot, or would like to have your ballot resent. Voting only takes a minute, please click the link in your email and vote now. More information about the Board of Directors: JETAANY is a 501(c)(3)nonprofit organization and hence requires a Board of Directors. Overall governance and guidance of the […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2010/10/08/jetaany-oktoberfest-happy-hour-2/"></div>What: JETAANY Happy Hour When: Wednesday, October 20th from 6:00pm-8:00pm Where: Loreley Restaurant & Biergarten in the Lower East Side (7 Rivington St, #A) Come celebrate Oktoberfest with your fellow JETs at Loreley, a German bar in the Lower East Side with a garden in the back. Check out their webpage for a listing of their beers on tap and German food menu! This is a great excuse for JETAANY members to relax after work, look forward to the coming weekend, and of course, a great chance for returning JETs to meet other members! No need to RSVP, just show up!<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings generic via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><div class="at-below-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2010/10/08/jetaany-oktoberfest-happy-hour-2/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    JETAANY Oktoberfest Happy Hour

    What: JETAANY Happy Hour When: Wednesday, October 20th from 6:00pm-8:00pm Where: Loreley Restaurant & Biergarten in the Lower East Side (7 Rivington St, #A) Come celebrate Oktoberfest with your fellow JETs at Loreley, a German bar in the Lower East Side with a garden in the back. Check out their webpage for a listing of their beers on tap and German food menu! This is a great excuse for JETAANY members to relax after work, look forward to the coming weekend, and of course, a great chance for returning JETs to meet other members! No need to RSVP, just show up!

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2010/10/08/save-the-date-bear-mountain-hiking-trip/"></div>What: Hiking on Bear Mountain When: Sunday, October 24 Time: 9:00am (meeting place in Manhattan TBA) Price: $15-$20 per person for transportation (dependent on number of people, cars, etc.) Come one and all for what could be the last chance to enjoy the outdoors in 2010! JETAANY will be having it’s annual hike in Bear Mountain. We will hike up, have some lunch at the top, then come back down and feast on the beer and sausage at the Oktoberfest held at the mountain’s base! Come for the fresh air, the exercise, the fall foliage (maybe), and of course, fellow alum company! We will be driving to Bear Mountain,  and there are only THREE spots left so please contact Monica (vicepresident@jetaany.org) […]<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings generic via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><div class="at-below-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2010/10/08/save-the-date-bear-mountain-hiking-trip/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    Bear Mountain Hiking Trip

    What: Hiking on Bear Mountain When: Sunday, October 24 Time: 9:00am (meeting place in Manhattan TBA) Price: $15-$20 per person for transportation (dependent on number of people, cars, etc.) Come one and all for what could be the last chance to enjoy the outdoors in 2010! JETAANY will be having it’s annual hike in Bear Mountain. We will hike up, have some lunch at the top, then come back down and feast on the beer and sausage at the Oktoberfest held at the mountain’s base! Come for the fresh air, the exercise, the fall foliage (maybe), and of course, fellow alum company! We will be driving to Bear Mountain,  and there are only THREE spots left so please contact Monica (vicepresident@jetaany.org) […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2010/10/08/october-nihongo-dake-dinner-day-of-the-dead-feast/"></div>In honor of Dio de los Muertos (the Day of the Dead), the cultural cousin of Halloween, let’s celebrate by feasting on Mexican food and having gourmet margaritas at one of NYC’s best Mexican restaurants, Mexican Radio. For $20, the restaurant is preparing a menu of tacos, burritos, enchiladas and chimichangas, with chips, salsa and guacamole for appetizers. Come practice your Japanese and share  some of that high school Spanish you barely remember with our native-Japanese guests. It will be muy delicias y cho omoshiroi! What: Nihongo Dake Dinner When: Wednesday, October 27 Time: 7:00 – 9:00 Where: Mexican Radio 19 Cleveland Pl (between Kenmare St & Spring St) New York, NY 10012 Cost:$20 in advance, pay for your own drinks the […]<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings generic via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><div class="at-below-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2010/10/08/october-nihongo-dake-dinner-day-of-the-dead-feast/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    October Nihongo Dake Dinner: Day of the Dead Feast!

    In honor of Dio de los Muertos (the Day of the Dead), the cultural cousin of Halloween, let’s celebrate by feasting on Mexican food and having gourmet margaritas at one of NYC’s best Mexican restaurants, Mexican Radio. For $20, the restaurant is preparing a menu of tacos, burritos, enchiladas and chimichangas, with chips, salsa and guacamole for appetizers. Come practice your Japanese and share  some of that high school Spanish you barely remember with our native-Japanese guests. It will be muy delicias y cho omoshiroi! What: Nihongo Dake Dinner When: Wednesday, October 27 Time: 7:00 – 9:00 Where: Mexican Radio 19 Cleveland Pl (between Kenmare St & Spring St) New York, NY 10012 Cost:$20 in advance, pay for your own drinks the […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2010/10/04/candidates-needed-for-jetaany-board-of-directors-2/"></div>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 and one non- JET , 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 sit on the Board of […]<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings generic via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><div class="at-below-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2010/10/04/candidates-needed-for-jetaany-board-of-directors-2/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    Candidates Needed for JETAANY Board of Directors

    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 and one non- JET , 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 sit on the Board of […]

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