Archive for April, 2011

  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2011/04/26/2nd-japanese-heritage-night-at-mets-citifield/"></div>Via request of the Consulate General of Japan in New York: 2nd Japanese Heritage Night at Mets Citifield Please let your members, colleagues, friends and family know that the 2nd Japanese Heritage Night at Mets Citifield will be held on Tuesday June 21st, 2011 when the Mets play the Oakland As with  Hideki Matsui in attendance. This is a fundraising event – a portion of each ticket sold through our group will go to Japan relief efforts. We will be sending out information about Group Sales as soon as the site is set up but this year, seats in three price categories will be grouped together: Baseline Box Silver seat =$54.00 Pepsi Porch seat = $32.00 Promenade Reserved Infield seat = […]<!-- 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/2011/04/26/2nd-japanese-heritage-night-at-mets-citifield/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    2nd Japanese Heritage Night at Mets Citifield

    Via request of the Consulate General of Japan in New York: 2nd Japanese Heritage Night at Mets Citifield Please let your members, colleagues, friends and family know that the 2nd Japanese Heritage Night at Mets Citifield will be held on Tuesday June 21st, 2011 when the Mets play the Oakland As with  Hideki Matsui in attendance. This is a fundraising event – a portion of each ticket sold through our group will go to Japan relief efforts. We will be sending out information about Group Sales as soon as the site is set up but this year, seats in three price categories will be grouped together: Baseline Box Silver seat =$54.00 Pepsi Porch seat = $32.00 Promenade Reserved Infield seat = […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2011/04/20/fundraiser-photos/"></div>Check out more photos of our fundraiser by JETAANY board member Katrina Barna’s dad, Ed Barnas, on Picasa.<!-- 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/2011/04/20/fundraiser-photos/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    Fundraiser Photos

    Check out more photos of our fundraiser by JETAANY board member Katrina Barna’s dad, Ed Barnas, on Picasa.

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2011/04/20/official-message-to-jet-alumni-from-mofa-japan/"></div>JET Programme Alumni Association USA and JETAANY: More than one month has passed since the Great East Japan Earthquake has hit the nation. I extend my heartfelt sympathy to all the people who have suffered as a result of this disaster, both Japanese nationals and non-Japanese including JET Programme participants, and to their families. I especially offer my sincerest condolences to Ms.Taylor Anderson and Mr.Montgomery Dickson, who were the victims of the disaster. I laud their achievement and contribution as JET Programme participants for English education and international exchange activities at the local level.  At the same time I express my gratitude to JET Programme participants who have continued to assume their duties in Japan in this difficult time. I understand […]<!-- 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/2011/04/20/official-message-to-jet-alumni-from-mofa-japan/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    Official message to JET alumni from MOFA Japan

    JET Programme Alumni Association USA and JETAANY: More than one month has passed since the Great East Japan Earthquake has hit the nation. I extend my heartfelt sympathy to all the people who have suffered as a result of this disaster, both Japanese nationals and non-Japanese including JET Programme participants, and to their families. I especially offer my sincerest condolences to Ms.Taylor Anderson and Mr.Montgomery Dickson, who were the victims of the disaster. I laud their achievement and contribution as JET Programme participants for English education and international exchange activities at the local level.  At the same time I express my gratitude to JET Programme participants who have continued to assume their duties in Japan in this difficult time. I understand […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2011/04/18/420-planning-meeting-for-japan-a-mania/"></div>When: Wednesday, April 20th at 6:30pm Where: Cosi, 841 Broadway (at 13th street, near Union Square) What: Informal planning meeting for upcoming Japan-a-mania RSVP / Questions: Contact Kat Barnas at kb2192@columbia.edu Background on the event Japan-a-mania is day of community service where JET alumni and friends showcase Japanese culture to kids with booths, prizes and performances. It’s co-sponsored by the non-profit Big Brothers/Big Sisters so we’ll be working with kids kids from 7-17 years old and their adult mentors. Basic idea We will set up various booths around the building. In the past, we’ve had: – a chopsticks game – kimono/happi/yukata station – onigiri making – origami folding – Japanese writing – your idea here! (some ideas: a karuta game, […]<!-- 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/2011/04/18/420-planning-meeting-for-japan-a-mania/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    (4/20) Planning Meeting for Japan-a-Mania

    When: Wednesday, April 20th at 6:30pm Where: Cosi, 841 Broadway (at 13th street, near Union Square) What: Informal planning meeting for upcoming Japan-a-mania RSVP / Questions: Contact Kat Barnas at kb2192@columbia.edu Background on the event Japan-a-mania is day of community service where JET alumni and friends showcase Japanese culture to kids with booths, prizes and performances. It’s co-sponsored by the non-profit Big Brothers/Big Sisters so we’ll be working with kids kids from 7-17 years old and their adult mentors. Basic idea We will set up various booths around the building. In the past, we’ve had: – a chopsticks game – kimono/happi/yukata station – onigiri making – origami folding – Japanese writing – your idea here! (some ideas: a karuta game, […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2011/04/07/426-april-nihongo-dake-dinner/"></div>Note: While this event is currently at capacity, keep an eye out for the next dinner in May. Domo to everyone who has already signed up (and gambare to those who weren’t fast enough…)! Nihongo dake dinners are back this April! Practice your rusty Japanese skills with fellow JETs and Japanese expat friends over excellent burritos and table-side guacamole. When: Tuesday, April 26, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Where: Mama Mexico (www.mamamexico.com), 214 E. 49th St (between 2nd & 3rd Aves) Cost: $20 (includes set menu, drinks should be bought separately)    <!-- 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/2011/04/07/426-april-nihongo-dake-dinner/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    (4/26) April Nihongo Dake Dinner- SOLD OUT!

    Note: While this event is currently at capacity, keep an eye out for the next dinner in May. Domo to everyone who has already signed up (and gambare to those who weren’t fast enough…)! Nihongo dake dinners are back this April! Practice your rusty Japanese skills with fellow JETs and Japanese expat friends over excellent burritos and table-side guacamole. When: Tuesday, April 26, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Where: Mama Mexico (www.mamamexico.com), 214 E. 49th St (between 2nd & 3rd Aves) Cost: $20 (includes set menu, drinks should be bought separately)    

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