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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2011/04/06/april-5-fundraiser-a-success/"></div>The JET Alumni Association of New York, in partnership with NY de Volunteer, raised approximately $10,700 during our three-hour Fundraiser for Japan on Tuesday night at Slate in Midtown! There were 300 people in attendance who purchased nearly $4000 worth of raffle tickets! It was a fun-filled night attended by JET Alumni, college students, Japanese expatriates living in New York, and members of the Japanese press.   The event started promptly at 6:30, with many attendees arriving early. By 7:00 pm, there was already a line outside Slate. In attendance were reporters from Fuji TV, TV Tokyo, NHK, Bi-Daily Sun New York, and the Asahi Shimbun who took footage and interviewed guests. NHK aired a noon-time report on April 6, 2011 […]<!-- 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/2011/04/06/april-5-fundraiser-a-success/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    April 5 Fundraiser Raises Over $10,000!

    The JET Alumni Association of New York, in partnership with NY de Volunteer, raised approximately $10,700 during our three-hour Fundraiser for Japan on Tuesday night at Slate in Midtown! There were 300 people in attendance who purchased nearly $4000 worth of raffle tickets! It was a fun-filled night attended by JET Alumni, college students, Japanese expatriates living in New York, and members of the Japanese press.   The event started promptly at 6:30, with many attendees arriving early. By 7:00 pm, there was already a line outside Slate. In attendance were reporters from Fuji TV, TV Tokyo, NHK, Bi-Daily Sun New York, and the Asahi Shimbun who took footage and interviewed guests. NHK aired a noon-time report on April 6, 2011 […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2011/04/06/45-fundraiser-for-japan-donors/"></div>A special thanks to the many donors who helped make the April 5th Fundraiser for Japan a success! Kit Lai Hotel du Village Akira Tokuda Mie Ikeda Justin Tedaldi Carleen Ben Alexei Esikoff Tristan Childs Lisa Benson Ed Barnas Photography Cindy Hoffman Japonica Spot Dessert Bar Lynda Zumba Anti-Gravity Yoga Yova Design      <!-- 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/2011/04/06/45-fundraiser-for-japan-donors/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    4/5 Fundraiser for Japan Donors

    A special thanks to the many donors who helped make the April 5th Fundraiser for Japan a success! Kit Lai Hotel du Village Akira Tokuda Mie Ikeda Justin Tedaldi Carleen Ben Alexei Esikoff Tristan Childs Lisa Benson Ed Barnas Photography Cindy Hoffman Japonica Spot Dessert Bar Lynda Zumba Anti-Gravity Yoga Yova Design      

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2011/04/06/jetaany-fundraiser-on-nhk/"></div>A segment on yesterday’s Fundraiser for Japan aired on NHK at 11:05am and again at 12:30pm on Wednesday, April 6th (Japan time) which featured interviews JET Alumni living in New York offering words of encouragement to Japan. (video of the segment can be viewed here) Thank you to everyone who attended last night and demonstrating so proudly how much Japan means to JET Alumni all over the world.<!-- 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/2011/04/06/jetaany-fundraiser-on-nhk/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    JETAANY Fundraiser on NHK

    A segment on yesterday’s Fundraiser for Japan aired on NHK at 11:05am and again at 12:30pm on Wednesday, April 6th (Japan time) which featured interviews JET Alumni living in New York offering words of encouragement to Japan. (video of the segment can be viewed here) Thank you to everyone who attended last night and demonstrating so proudly how much Japan means to JET Alumni all over the world.

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2011/03/30/413-april-book-club-meeting/"></div>Spring has (mostly) sprung and it’s time for another great Book Club discussion.  This time, we are reading “Naoko” by Keigo Higashino.  According to Amazon, “Expertly interweaving the real and the unreal, Naoko involves a working man, Heisuke, whose wife dies in a bus accident. His young daughter survives, but seems to be inhabited by her mother’s personality.” It is a great character novel and we look forward to another great discussion. When: 7:00 PM on Wednesday, April 13th Where: Flatiron Building, 23rd St. and Broadway.  Some of our wonderful members have found a nice space in there for us. As always, we will have refreshments. Please RSVP/ address questions to jill.schimmel@gmail.com.  Tanoshimi \(^_^)/<!-- 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/2011/03/30/413-april-book-club-meeting/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    (4/13) April Book Club Meeting

    Spring has (mostly) sprung and it’s time for another great Book Club discussion.  This time, we are reading “Naoko” by Keigo Higashino.  According to Amazon, “Expertly interweaving the real and the unreal, Naoko involves a working man, Heisuke, whose wife dies in a bus accident. His young daughter survives, but seems to be inhabited by her mother’s personality.” It is a great character novel and we look forward to another great discussion. When: 7:00 PM on Wednesday, April 13th Where: Flatiron Building, 23rd St. and Broadway.  Some of our wonderful members have found a nice space in there for us. As always, we will have refreshments. Please RSVP/ address questions to jill.schimmel@gmail.com.  Tanoshimi \(^_^)/

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2011/03/30/broadway-benefit-for-japan/"></div>New York’s only spontaneous Red Carpet event to give back with a special benefit performance on Thursday, April 14 at 9pm. $5 of every ticket will be donated to the  JETAA USA Japan Earthquake Relief Fund! The MAC award-winning super-fancy mock awards show Broadway’s Next H!T Musical is honored to help support relief efforts in Japan by partnering up with the JET Alumni Association of New York. When: Thursday April 14, 9:00pm Where: The Triad (158 W. 72nd Street) Admission: Tickets are $20 with a two drink minimum ($5 of each ticket sold will be donated to benefit Japan) Tickets can be purchased with cash at the Box Office or online at www.SmartTix.com Broadway’s Next H!T Musical is New York’s only […]<!-- 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/2011/03/30/broadway-benefit-for-japan/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    (4/14) Broadway’s Next H!T Musical Benefit Performance for Japan

    New York’s only spontaneous Red Carpet event to give back with a special benefit performance on Thursday, April 14 at 9pm. $5 of every ticket will be donated to the  JETAA USA Japan Earthquake Relief Fund! The MAC award-winning super-fancy mock awards show Broadway’s Next H!T Musical is honored to help support relief efforts in Japan by partnering up with the JET Alumni Association of New York. When: Thursday April 14, 9:00pm Where: The Triad (158 W. 72nd Street) Admission: Tickets are $20 with a two drink minimum ($5 of each ticket sold will be donated to benefit Japan) Tickets can be purchased with cash at the Box Office or online at www.SmartTix.com Broadway’s Next H!T Musical is New York’s only […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2011/03/23/april-5-jetaany-fundraiser/"></div>The JET Alumni Association of New York, in partnership with NY de Volunteer, will be holding a fundraiser to benefit Japan on Tuesday, April 5, 2011. The night will include great drink specials, entertainment, and – a highlight of the event – wonderful raffle prizes. (日本語版は下記) Over 30 generous JET Alumni and local businesses have donated goods and services to the cause, such as: cooking classes, bottles of sake, private dance lessons, handmade jewelry and more! Please show your support for this cause which is so near and dear to our hearts.  All proceeds from this event will go to the JETAA USA Japan Earthquake Relief Fund. During the event we will be collecting messages for Send Hope to Japan from 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/2011/03/23/april-5-jetaany-fundraiser/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    (4/5) Fundraiser for Japan

    The JET Alumni Association of New York, in partnership with NY de Volunteer, will be holding a fundraiser to benefit Japan on Tuesday, April 5, 2011. The night will include great drink specials, entertainment, and – a highlight of the event – wonderful raffle prizes. (日本語版は下記) Over 30 generous JET Alumni and local businesses have donated goods and services to the cause, such as: cooking classes, bottles of sake, private dance lessons, handmade jewelry and more! Please show your support for this cause which is so near and dear to our hearts.  All proceeds from this event will go to the JETAA USA Japan Earthquake Relief Fund. During the event we will be collecting messages for Send Hope to Japan from the […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2011/03/17/upcoming-jetaany-fundraisers/"></div>The JET Alumni Association of New York, in partnership with other local organizations, will be having two fundraisers to aid the victims of the earthquake and tsunami that struck northeastern Japan. Please keep an eye on www.jetaany.org and our Facebook page for details. The first event will take place within the next few weeks and proceeds will go to the newly created National JETAA USA Earthquake Relief Fund.<!-- 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/2011/03/17/upcoming-jetaany-fundraisers/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    Upcoming JETAANY Fundraisers

    The JET Alumni Association of New York, in partnership with other local organizations, will be having two fundraisers to aid the victims of the earthquake and tsunami that struck northeastern Japan. Please keep an eye on www.jetaany.org and our Facebook page for details. The first event will take place within the next few weeks and proceeds will go to the newly created National JETAA USA Earthquake Relief Fund.

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2011/03/15/fuji-tv-looking-for-locals-helping-japan/"></div>The New York office of Fuji TV is interested in hearing about any charity events, activities or fundraisers in NYC to benefit the recent events in Japan. Please email Georgia (Yamaguchi ’07-’08) if you know of anything and if it would be possible to film the event. Georgia Gallavin georgia.gallavin@fci-ny.com<!-- 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/2011/03/15/fuji-tv-looking-for-locals-helping-japan/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    Fuji TV Looking For Locals Helping Japan

    The New York office of Fuji TV is interested in hearing about any charity events, activities or fundraisers in NYC to benefit the recent events in Japan. Please email Georgia (Yamaguchi ’07-’08) if you know of anything and if it would be possible to film the event. Georgia Gallavin georgia.gallavin@fci-ny.com

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2011/03/12/national-ajet-statement-regarding-japan-earthquaketsunami/"></div>On March 11, 2011 a large earthquake of a magnitude of 8.8 hit northern Japan, causing huge fires, landslides, radiation leaks, and widespread infrastructure damage as well as generating tsunamis in several regions. A broad area has been affected by these disasters, and problems vary from region to region. For up-to-date information, check news sources that are local to the region in which your family member or friend resides.  National AJET, as a representative body of JET (Japan Exchange and Teaching Programme) participants in Japan, would like to provide possible avenues for communication or relief efforts to people who are concerned across the globe, as well as in Japan. It is important to stay calm, not panic and be mindful […]<!-- 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/2011/03/12/national-ajet-statement-regarding-japan-earthquaketsunami/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    National AJET Statement Regarding Japan Earthquake/Tsunami

    On March 11, 2011 a large earthquake of a magnitude of 8.8 hit northern Japan, causing huge fires, landslides, radiation leaks, and widespread infrastructure damage as well as generating tsunamis in several regions. A broad area has been affected by these disasters, and problems vary from region to region. For up-to-date information, check news sources that are local to the region in which your family member or friend resides.  National AJET, as a representative body of JET (Japan Exchange and Teaching Programme) participants in Japan, would like to provide possible avenues for communication or relief efforts to people who are concerned across the globe, as well as in Japan. It is important to stay calm, not panic and be mindful […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2011/03/05/japanese-pottery-workshop-319/"></div>Japanese pottery is amongst the oldest in the world. Join us as we learn more about Japanese pottery, and have the chance to throw (aka make) a little something to take home! When: Saturday 19th from 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm Where: Togei Kyoshitsu (5 West 30th street 3rd Floor New York NY 10011) Cost: $30 (including lecture and material fee) Application deadline: March 15, 2011 (Maximum participation is 10) Japanese pottery, one of the country’s oldest art forms, dates back to the Neolithic period. There are four main types of pottery in Japan; earthenware, unglazed stoneware, glazed pottery and porcelain. The majority of pottery made in Japan was made for utilitarian reasons, though it still manages to be quite […]<!-- 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/2011/03/05/japanese-pottery-workshop-319/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    Japanese Pottery Workshop (3/19)

    Japanese pottery is amongst the oldest in the world. Join us as we learn more about Japanese pottery, and have the chance to throw (aka make) a little something to take home! When: Saturday 19th from 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm Where: Togei Kyoshitsu (5 West 30th street 3rd Floor New York NY 10011) Cost: $30 (including lecture and material fee) Application deadline: March 15, 2011 (Maximum participation is 10) Japanese pottery, one of the country’s oldest art forms, dates back to the Neolithic period. There are four main types of pottery in Japan; earthenware, unglazed stoneware, glazed pottery and porcelain. The majority of pottery made in Japan was made for utilitarian reasons, though it still manages to be quite […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2011/02/18/stay-up-to-date-with-jetaany/"></div>Did you know that you don’t need to be a JET Alumni to sign up for announcements? Simply fill out the box to on the right-hand side and you’ll be added to our announcements list. If you signed up previously, but haven’t seen an announcement in several weeks, please sign up again. Don’t forget to check your spam inbox, too, just in case! For those who’d like to stay updated, but are more ‘up-to-the-minute’ rather than twice a month announcement-types, subscribe to our RSS feed on your favorite news reader!<!-- 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/stay-up-to-date-with-jetaany/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    Stay Up-to-Date with JETAANY!

    Did you know that you don’t need to be a JET Alumni to sign up for announcements? Simply fill out the box to on the right-hand side and you’ll be added to our announcements list. If you signed up previously, but haven’t seen an announcement in several weeks, please sign up again. Don’t forget to check your spam inbox, too, just in case! For those who’d like to stay updated, but are more ‘up-to-the-minute’ rather than twice a month announcement-types, subscribe to our RSS feed on your favorite news reader!

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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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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2011/02/04/february-quarterly-meeting/"></div>Are you interested in becoming a more active member of JETAANY? Then come to the Quarterly Meeting at the Japanese Local Government Center this month! This is an excellent place to meet the executive officers and other leaders in our organization and have a voice in the direction we take. We are always looking for more volunteers for events and this is an excellent way to get more involved. What: JETAANY Quarterly Meeting When: Wednesday, February 16, 7:00pm Where: 3 Park Avenue (between 33rd and 34th St.) 20th Floor If you have never attended before, but would like to come then please email president@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/february-quarterly-meeting/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    (2/16) February Quarterly Meeting

    Are you interested in becoming a more active member of JETAANY? Then come to the Quarterly Meeting at the Japanese Local Government Center this month! This is an excellent place to meet the executive officers and other leaders in our organization and have a voice in the direction we take. We are always looking for more volunteers for events and this is an excellent way to get more involved. What: JETAANY Quarterly Meeting When: Wednesday, February 16, 7:00pm Where: 3 Park Avenue (between 33rd and 34th St.) 20th Floor If you have never attended before, but would like to come then please email president@jetaany.org.

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2011/01/28/koto-workshop/"></div>The koto is a traditional Japanese stringed musical instrument. It is 71-inch width, and made from wood, and has13 strings that are strung over 13 movable bridges along the width of the instrument. Players can adjust the string pitches by moving these bridges before playing, and use three fingers to pluck the strings–the resulting sound is very haunting, and very “Japanese.” When: Saturday 19th from 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Where: Music Studio (Registered participants will be contacted with the address) Cost: $20 Application deadline: February 16, 2011 (Minimum participation is 5) RSVP by paying via PayPal. Ms. Masayo Ishigure will give a special koto lecture. She began playing at the age of five in Gifu, Japan. After initial studies, she became […]<!-- 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/2011/01/28/koto-workshop/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    Koto Workshop

    The koto is a traditional Japanese stringed musical instrument. It is 71-inch width, and made from wood, and has13 strings that are strung over 13 movable bridges along the width of the instrument. Players can adjust the string pitches by moving these bridges before playing, and use three fingers to pluck the strings–the resulting sound is very haunting, and very “Japanese.” When: Saturday 19th from 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Where: Music Studio (Registered participants will be contacted with the address) Cost: $20 Application deadline: February 16, 2011 (Minimum participation is 5) RSVP by paying via PayPal. Ms. Masayo Ishigure will give a special koto lecture. She began playing at the age of five in Gifu, Japan. After initial studies, she became […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2011/01/19/funding-opportunities-for-potential-mbas-in-japan/"></div>From Andrew Staples, Ph.D. Associate Professor (Fukuoka, 1996-1999) The University and MBA Based in the heart of Kyoto, Doshisha University is Japan’s second oldest private university with a long tradition of international exchange reinforced by institutional agreements with top-ranked institutions around the world including the University of Cambridge in the UK, Stanford in the USA and Peking University in China. The university was designated as a ‘Global 30’ institution by the Japanese Ministry of Education in 2009 in recognition of its proactive internationalization strategy which includes the launch of a number of new undergraduate and postgraduate program delivered in English. As part of this process the Graduate School of Business (Doshisha Business School, established 2004) launched the Global MBA in 2009. This […]<!-- 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/2011/01/19/funding-opportunities-for-potential-mbas-in-japan/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    Funding Opportunities for Potential MBAs in Japan

    From Andrew Staples, Ph.D. Associate Professor (Fukuoka, 1996-1999) The University and MBA Based in the heart of Kyoto, Doshisha University is Japan’s second oldest private university with a long tradition of international exchange reinforced by institutional agreements with top-ranked institutions around the world including the University of Cambridge in the UK, Stanford in the USA and Peking University in China. The university was designated as a ‘Global 30’ institution by the Japanese Ministry of Education in 2009 in recognition of its proactive internationalization strategy which includes the launch of a number of new undergraduate and postgraduate program delivered in English. As part of this process the Graduate School of Business (Doshisha Business School, established 2004) launched the Global MBA in 2009. This […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2011/01/19/ny-jet-alumni-featured-in-shukan-ny-seikatsu/"></div>Fellow JETAANY alumni were featured in the January 1 issue of Shukan NY Seikatsu, a local Japanese-language newspaper. Check it out and read the article (in Japanese) on JetWit.com!<!-- 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/2011/01/19/ny-jet-alumni-featured-in-shukan-ny-seikatsu/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    NY JET alumni featured in Shukan NY Seikatsu

    Fellow JETAANY alumni were featured in the January 1 issue of Shukan NY Seikatsu, a local Japanese-language newspaper. Check it out and read the article (in Japanese) on JetWit.com!

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2011/01/06/2011-jetaany-shinnenkai/"></div>This event has sold out at the discounted price. Click here to buy tickets at full price. Ring in 2011, year of the Rabbit, with our annual JETAANY Shinnenkai (New Year Gathering). Join us for a $30, all-you-can drink celebration (with izakaya-style appetizers included) at Restaurant Riki. You cannot possibly get a better deal than this, and the Shinnenkai is always one of the best attended, and most fun events of the year. Eat, drink, be merry, make new friends, and get back in touch with old ones (and maybe round up some fellow alums and have a nijikai!) Space is limited to 40 people, so please buy your tickets today! When: Saturday, January 29 Time: 7:00-10:00 Where: Restaurant Riki […]<!-- 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/2011/01/06/2011-jetaany-shinnenkai/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    2011 JETAANY Shinnenkai (Sold Out)

    This event has sold out at the discounted price. Click here to buy tickets at full price. Ring in 2011, year of the Rabbit, with our annual JETAANY Shinnenkai (New Year Gathering). Join us for a $30, all-you-can drink celebration (with izakaya-style appetizers included) at Restaurant Riki. You cannot possibly get a better deal than this, and the Shinnenkai is always one of the best attended, and most fun events of the year. Eat, drink, be merry, make new friends, and get back in touch with old ones (and maybe round up some fellow alums and have a nijikai!) Space is limited to 40 people, so please buy your tickets today! When: Saturday, January 29 Time: 7:00-10:00 Where: Restaurant Riki […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2011/01/06/first-nihongo-dake-dinner-of-2011/"></div>Akemashite omedetou gozaimasu (^.^)//*~ Happy 2011 Everyone! Nihongo Dake Dinner will be having it’s first dinner of the year on Friday, January 21. Join us at Onya – New York City’s only purveyor of Osaka-style udon – for a shinnenkai complete with authentic Japanese food and authentic Japanese! We will have a course menu for $20 (with drinks separate, as per usual). There’s only space for 15 people, so sign up early to reserve your spot! If you have any questions, email Kendall (kendall dot murano at gmail dot com). When: Friday, January 21st Time: 7:00-9:00 Where: Onya 143 East 47th St (between Lexington Ave & 3rd Ave) Price: $20 (drinks separate) This event is sold out! Be sure to […]<!-- 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/2011/01/06/first-nihongo-dake-dinner-of-2011/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    First Nihongo Dake Dinner of 2011 (Sold Out!)

    Akemashite omedetou gozaimasu (^.^)//*~ Happy 2011 Everyone! Nihongo Dake Dinner will be having it’s first dinner of the year on Friday, January 21. Join us at Onya – New York City’s only purveyor of Osaka-style udon – for a shinnenkai complete with authentic Japanese food and authentic Japanese! We will have a course menu for $20 (with drinks separate, as per usual). There’s only space for 15 people, so sign up early to reserve your spot! If you have any questions, email Kendall (kendall dot murano at gmail dot com). When: Friday, January 21st Time: 7:00-9:00 Where: Onya 143 East 47th St (between Lexington Ave & 3rd Ave) Price: $20 (drinks separate) This event is sold out! Be sure to […]

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