Archive for February, 2011

  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2011/02/18/februarys-nihongo-dake-dinner/"></div>As winter ever so slowly turns into spring, keep your heart warm and your palette busy with gourmet Japanese soul food. Next Thursday (2/24) we’ll have a no pre-pay, meet, eat and greet at Celebrity Chef* David Chang’s Momofuku Noodle Bar! (^.^)// (I’ve always wanted to try this place) Come share in the experience, and brush-up your Japanese! Let’s meet in line in front of the restaurant. I will get in line at 7:00pm. And, I will happily share a table with those who arrive to join me before I make it inside. If you don’t know who I am, my name is Kendall and I’ve been the NDD Steward for the past year. I will have some sort 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/2011/02/18/februarys-nihongo-dake-dinner/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    (2/24) February’s Nihongo Dake Dinner

    As winter ever so slowly turns into spring, keep your heart warm and your palette busy with gourmet Japanese soul food. Next Thursday (2/24) we’ll have a no pre-pay, meet, eat and greet at Celebrity Chef* David Chang’s Momofuku Noodle Bar! (^.^)// (I’ve always wanted to try this place) Come share in the experience, and brush-up your Japanese! Let’s meet in line in front of the restaurant. I will get in line at 7:00pm. And, I will happily share a table with those who arrive to join me before I make it inside. If you don’t know who I am, my name is Kendall and I’ve been the NDD Steward for the past year. I will have some sort of […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2011/02/13/jq-and-jetwit-are-looking-for-writers/"></div>Ever since we revamped our homepage this year, some of you have been wondering what’s become of JETAA New York’s JQ magazine. Now, we’re ready to make a formal announcement! Starting this month, JQ will be teaming up with renowned JET alumni resource site JetWit.com (which recently received a glowing letter of support from New York’s Consulate General of Japan) to feature JET alum and Japan-related feature stories! Much like JQ’s Brainstorm Crew postings featuring story ideas, we would like to present the below JetWit Writing Opportunities for real-time instant story posting. This means no more waiting for the publication of seasonal issues, and it will allow for true global participation from our 55,000 alumni around the world! Below are story […]<!-- 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/2011/02/13/jq-and-jetwit-are-looking-for-writers/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    JQ and JetWit Are Looking for Writers!

    Ever since we revamped our homepage this year, some of you have been wondering what’s become of JETAA New York’s JQ magazine. Now, we’re ready to make a formal announcement! Starting this month, JQ will be teaming up with renowned JET alumni resource site JetWit.com (which recently received a glowing letter of support from New York’s Consulate General of Japan) to feature JET alum and Japan-related feature stories! Much like JQ’s Brainstorm Crew postings featuring story ideas, we would like to present the below JetWit Writing Opportunities for real-time instant story posting. This means no more waiting for the publication of seasonal issues, and it will allow for true global participation from our 55,000 alumni around the world! Below are story […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2011/02/04/logo-contest/"></div>The Logo Contest has been extended once again due to popular demand! If you haven’t entered yet, there’s a $100 prize waiting for you and the chance to list JETAANY as one of your clients in your portfolio! You do not need to be a professional designer, many entries have been submitted by amateurs who just want to exercise their creative skills for a good cause. The new logo to be featured on JETAANY’s website, announcements, marketing materials, letterhead, business cards, etc. Your logo will be the visual cornerstone of our rebranding effort. Participants do not have to be JET Alumni or affiliated with the JET Program to enter or win, so please pass this along to any creative friends […]<!-- 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/2011/02/04/logo-contest/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    Logo Contest Extended Through February!

    The Logo Contest has been extended once again due to popular demand! If you haven’t entered yet, there’s a $100 prize waiting for you and the chance to list JETAANY as one of your clients in your portfolio! You do not need to be a professional designer, many entries have been submitted by amateurs who just want to exercise their creative skills for a good cause. The new logo to be featured on JETAANY’s website, announcements, marketing materials, letterhead, business cards, etc. Your logo will be the visual cornerstone of our rebranding effort. Participants do not have to be JET Alumni or affiliated with the JET Program to enter or win, so please pass this along to any creative friends […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2011/02/04/save-the-date-meishi-exchange/"></div>Join us at our largest social networking event of the year. This is a great opportunity to mix and mingle with JET alumni and other organizations in the area. This is an open invitation event. Please feel free to pass along to friends and co-workers. No RSVP necessary, and remember to bring lots of business cards! The event date and location is still being negotiated, but it will be on a weekday during the last full week of February. Please check here for more details in the next few days! Questions regarding this event please contact Monica Yuki (vicepres@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/2011/02/04/save-the-date-meishi-exchange/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    Save the Date: Meishi Exchange

    Join us at our largest social networking event of the year. This is a great opportunity to mix and mingle with JET alumni and other organizations in the area. This is an open invitation event. Please feel free to pass along to friends and co-workers. No RSVP necessary, and remember to bring lots of business cards! The event date and location is still being negotiated, but it will be on a weekday during the last full week of February. Please check here for more details in the next few days! Questions regarding this event please contact Monica Yuki (vicepres@jetaany.org)

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2011/02/04/executive-officer-elections-2011/"></div>On behalf of the JETAA NY Board of Directors, we hope this message finds you well!  As we approach another election season for our executive officers, we wanted to reach out to everyone with a quick timeline of the selection process for those who might be interested in running for an officer seat.  In accordance with our bylaws, the selection of executive officers will be made by the Board of Directors based on the platforms that are received.  As always, the President, Vice-President, Treasurer, and Secretary roles are those seats that are open to interested members.  While some of our current officers may run again, all 4 positions are open for the 2011 term.  We encourage anyone who is interested […]<!-- 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/2011/02/04/executive-officer-elections-2011/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    Executive Officer Elections 2011

    On behalf of the JETAA NY Board of Directors, we hope this message finds you well!  As we approach another election season for our executive officers, we wanted to reach out to everyone with a quick timeline of the selection process for those who might be interested in running for an officer seat.  In accordance with our bylaws, the selection of executive officers will be made by the Board of Directors based on the platforms that are received.  As always, the President, Vice-President, Treasurer, and Secretary roles are those seats that are open to interested members.  While some of our current officers may run again, all 4 positions are open for the 2011 term.  We encourage anyone who is interested […]

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