About Author: Monica

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JETAANY President JET participant in Saitama Ken 2002-2004

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2021/01/11/jetaany-2021-shinnenkai/"></div>Start off 2021 with JETAANY’s week-long virtual Shinnenkai from Monday, January 25 to Friday, January 29! All virtual events are FREE! We’ll have JETAANY chefs going live on our Facebook page, sharing some of their favorite recipes, as well as a talk by author Scott Haas (via Zoom).  On Friday, we invite everyone to come together virtually for a Kanpai, social gathering, and games (via Zoom). All virtual events are free, but if you want to enhance your Shinnenkai experience, we will mail you a swag bag for $15. The package will include JETAANY-branded goodies: reusable utensils (a set of chopsticks, a spoon, and a fork), a reusable grocery tote, a face mask, and recipes from all of the virtual cooking events. Swag bags are limited to the first 100 people, and the deadline […]<!-- 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/2021/01/11/jetaany-2021-shinnenkai/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    JETAANY 2021 Shinnenkai

    Start off 2021 with JETAANY’s week-long virtual Shinnenkai from Monday, January 25 to Friday, January 29! All virtual events are FREE! We’ll have JETAANY chefs going live on our Facebook page, sharing some of their favorite recipes, as well as a talk by author Scott Haas (via Zoom).  On Friday, we invite everyone to come together virtually for a Kanpai, social gathering, and games (via Zoom). All virtual events are free, but if you want to enhance your Shinnenkai experience, we will mail you a swag bag for $15. The package will include JETAANY-branded goodies: reusable utensils (a set of chopsticks, a spoon, and a fork), a reusable grocery tote, a face mask, and recipes from all of the virtual cooking events. Swag bags are limited to the first 100 people, and the deadline […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2020/12/16/jetaany-2021-board-of-director-elections/"></div>JETAANY is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization overseen by a Board of Directors made up of JET alumni and prominent people in the Japanese American Community in the NYC area.  They are responsible for overseeing the operations of the alumni organization and give guidance to the executive committee (president, vice president, treasurer and secretary). Directors serve a term of two years. We need a quorum of 100 votes to confirm the 2021 JETAANY Board of Directors. The deadline to vote is Thursday, December 31st 11:59 pm EDT. We have seven members continuing their term and two members up for re-election. We need your support to confirm the reelection of two candidates. Board Members up for re-electionAmber Liang, Kochi ALT, 2006-2008Monica […]<!-- 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/2020/12/16/jetaany-2021-board-of-director-elections/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    JETAANY 2021 Board of Director Elections

    JETAANY is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization overseen by a Board of Directors made up of JET alumni and prominent people in the Japanese American Community in the NYC area.  They are responsible for overseeing the operations of the alumni organization and give guidance to the executive committee (president, vice president, treasurer and secretary). Directors serve a term of two years. We need a quorum of 100 votes to confirm the 2021 JETAANY Board of Directors. The deadline to vote is Thursday, December 31st 11:59 pm EDT. We have seven members continuing their term and two members up for re-election. We need your support to confirm the reelection of two candidates. Board Members up for re-electionAmber Liang, Kochi ALT, 2006-2008Monica […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2020/12/08/12-10-12-15-virtual-craft-night/"></div>Need some company while you work on holiday decorations, gifts, baking, wrapping, and cards? Or just need to commiserate with friendly faces while you ignore all those things this year? <sob> Join us for another casual virtual crafting night (really, any project will do – doesn’t *actually* have to be a craft) Drop in for a few minutes or a few hours. Thursday 12/10 at 8pm ETTuesday 12/15 at 8pm ET Registration link (same for both nights): https://bit.ly/37Kzsvr Let others know on Facebook you are attending!12/20: https://www.facebook.com/events/278665640826760212/15: https://www.facebook.com/events/2743862612500983 Contact Monica Yuki or Christy Jones with questions! <!-- 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/2020/12/08/12-10-12-15-virtual-craft-night/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    12/10 & 12/15 Virtual Craft Night

    Need some company while you work on holiday decorations, gifts, baking, wrapping, and cards? Or just need to commiserate with friendly faces while you ignore all those things this year? <sob> Join us for another casual virtual crafting night (really, any project will do – doesn’t *actually* have to be a craft) Drop in for a few minutes or a few hours. Thursday 12/10 at 8pm ETTuesday 12/15 at 8pm ET Registration link (same for both nights): https://bit.ly/37Kzsvr Let others know on Facebook you are attending!12/20: https://www.facebook.com/events/278665640826760212/15: https://www.facebook.com/events/2743862612500983 Contact Monica Yuki or Christy Jones with questions! 

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2020/12/07/nengajo-exchange/"></div>It has been a challenging year on many levels so we thought it would be fun to send a personal “snail mail” to a fellow JETAANY member with positive wishes for the new year. The Nengajo (New Years card) can be store bought, homemade, unique or generic.  You can express gratitude, hope, well wishes or something funny.  The goal is to spread a little cheer this holiday season with the tiniest gesture of sending someone a card. How it works: Fill out the Google form with your name, email and address by December 8th.  Then on December 10th you will receive via email the mailing address of another JETAANY member.  You may know the person or you may not, making 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/2020/12/07/nengajo-exchange/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    Nengajo Exchange

    It has been a challenging year on many levels so we thought it would be fun to send a personal “snail mail” to a fellow JETAANY member with positive wishes for the new year. The Nengajo (New Years card) can be store bought, homemade, unique or generic.  You can express gratitude, hope, well wishes or something funny.  The goal is to spread a little cheer this holiday season with the tiniest gesture of sending someone a card. How it works: Fill out the Google form with your name, email and address by December 8th.  Then on December 10th you will receive via email the mailing address of another JETAANY member.  You may know the person or you may not, making this […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2020/11/10/call-for-candidates-for-jetaany-board-of-directors-deadline/"></div>Submit resume and statement of interest to elections@jetaany.orgApplication Deadline: Tuesday, December 15th 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 organizations mission and provide a platform for ideas for the executive committee. The Board of Directors is comprised of a group of experienced former JETs 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 (currently Andy Shartzer) is the only executive […]<!-- 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/2020/11/10/call-for-candidates-for-jetaany-board-of-directors-deadline/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    Call for Candidates for JETAANY Board of Directors

    Submit resume and statement of interest to elections@jetaany.orgApplication Deadline: Tuesday, December 15th 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 organizations mission and provide a platform for ideas for the executive committee. The Board of Directors is comprised of a group of experienced former JETs 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 (currently Andy Shartzer) is the only executive […]

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