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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2019/11/03/jetaany-at-anime-con-2019-11-15-17/"></div>(11/15 to 11/17)What: Anime NYC 2019 – JETAANY Info Booth and Panel Volunteer Sign-UpWhen: Friday, November 15th to Sunday, November 17th.  The panel will take place at 11am on Saturday, November 16th!Time: 9:00am to 10:00pm on Friday & Satuday.  9:00am to 6:00pm on SundayWhere: The Jacob Javits Convention Center, 429 11th Ave, New York, NY 10001Register: Cognito Form. Please email Kimberly @ secretary@jetaany.org, if you have any questions! JETAANY will be hosting its own panel at Anime NYC called – So You Wanna Teach English In Japan.  The panel will take place at 11am on Saturday, November 16th!  Our Special Panelist Guests include: Mr. Tony Waldman (voice actor), Ms. Stacy Smith (translator, publisher), and Ms. Ann Chow (actress).  We will also be working our JETAANY/JET Informational booth for all three […]<!-- 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/2019/11/03/jetaany-at-anime-con-2019-11-15-17/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    JETAANY at Anime-Con 2019! [11/15-17]

    (11/15 to 11/17)What: Anime NYC 2019 – JETAANY Info Booth and Panel Volunteer Sign-UpWhen: Friday, November 15th to Sunday, November 17th.  The panel will take place at 11am on Saturday, November 16th!Time: 9:00am to 10:00pm on Friday & Satuday.  9:00am to 6:00pm on SundayWhere: The Jacob Javits Convention Center, 429 11th Ave, New York, NY 10001Register: Cognito Form. Please email Kimberly @ secretary@jetaany.org, if you have any questions! JETAANY will be hosting its own panel at Anime NYC called – So You Wanna Teach English In Japan.  The panel will take place at 11am on Saturday, November 16th!  Our Special Panelist Guests include: Mr. Tony Waldman (voice actor), Ms. Stacy Smith (translator, publisher), and Ms. Ann Chow (actress).  We will also be working our JETAANY/JET Informational booth for all three […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2019/10/03/10-19-jetaany-fall-harvest-festival-apple-picking-trip/"></div>When: Saturday, October 19th, 8:00am to 6:00pm Where: Outhouse Orchards (139 Hardscrabble Road, North Salem, NY 10560) RSVP: Cognito Form Let’s head up-state to North Salem (the “home” of the X-Men, btw) to pick some apples, gobble up cider donuts, and pose for pictures in a pumpkin patch at Outhouse Orchards.  And when your done, head across the street to Moon Harvest Farm & Orchard for some fun!  There are fair rides, face painting and crafts for the kids!  And craft beers and wines for the adults!   Transportation will be provided on a first come, first serve basis with priority for persons with disabilities and new JET returnees. It’s $32 per person which covers the rental cost, gas, and tolls. Click the link […]<!-- 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/2019/10/03/10-19-jetaany-fall-harvest-festival-apple-picking-trip/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    (10/19) JETAANY Fall Harvest Festival & Apple Picking Trip

    When: Saturday, October 19th, 8:00am to 6:00pm Where: Outhouse Orchards (139 Hardscrabble Road, North Salem, NY 10560) RSVP: Cognito Form Let’s head up-state to North Salem (the “home” of the X-Men, btw) to pick some apples, gobble up cider donuts, and pose for pictures in a pumpkin patch at Outhouse Orchards.  And when your done, head across the street to Moon Harvest Farm & Orchard for some fun!  There are fair rides, face painting and crafts for the kids!  And craft beers and wines for the adults!   Transportation will be provided on a first come, first serve basis with priority for persons with disabilities and new JET returnees. It’s $32 per person which covers the rental cost, gas, and tolls. Click the link […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2019/08/13/8-26-happy-hour-with-kanazawa-university-students/"></div>When:Monday, August 26th from 6:00 pm Who: JET Alumni and FOJs (Friends of JET), particularly those working in the medical field or who have spent time in the Tohoku and Kanazawa/Hokuriku areas Where::  PS450 (450 Park Ave S, New York, NY 10016)Cost::  Attendees pay for their own food & drinks Questions::  Email Ramez at communications[at]jetaany.org, or via Facebook Join us for a now annual late-Summer JETAANY tradition! Come have a drink and network with JET alumni, friends, and our special guests: medical students from Kanazawa University in Japan, led by professor and JET alum Andrew Schneider. We have reserved a space in the lounge of PS450 starting at 6 PM. There are happy hour specials on food, beer, wine, and cocktails until 8 PM. All […]<!-- 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/2019/08/13/8-26-happy-hour-with-kanazawa-university-students/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    (8/26) Happy Hour with Kanazawa University Students

    When:Monday, August 26th from 6:00 pm Who: JET Alumni and FOJs (Friends of JET), particularly those working in the medical field or who have spent time in the Tohoku and Kanazawa/Hokuriku areas Where::  PS450 (450 Park Ave S, New York, NY 10016)Cost::  Attendees pay for their own food & drinks Questions::  Email Ramez at communications[at]jetaany.org, or via Facebook Join us for a now annual late-Summer JETAANY tradition! Come have a drink and network with JET alumni, friends, and our special guests: medical students from Kanazawa University in Japan, led by professor and JET alum Andrew Schneider. We have reserved a space in the lounge of PS450 starting at 6 PM. There are happy hour specials on food, beer, wine, and cocktails until 8 PM. All […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2018/11/26/this-givingtuesday-support-jetaany/"></div>    Since its founding in 1990, the JET Alumni Association of New York’s (JETAANY) mission has been to support returning JETs with acclimation to life and work in NYC, foster education and understanding of Japanese culture, and strengthen the ties between the JET alumni and the Japanese communities. A registered 501(c)3 nonprofit organization serving over 2,000 members in the New York tri-state area, JETAANY achieves its mission through its 40+ social, cultural, professional and athletic events throughout the year. On this #GivingTuesday, won’t you join JETAANY in achieving its mission? JETAANY aims to make these events as open to as many JETs, their friends and their families as possible. We achieve this by offering affordable prices. These events would […]<!-- 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/2018/11/26/this-givingtuesday-support-jetaany/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    This #GivingTuesday, Support JETAANY

        Since its founding in 1990, the JET Alumni Association of New York’s (JETAANY) mission has been to support returning JETs with acclimation to life and work in NYC, foster education and understanding of Japanese culture, and strengthen the ties between the JET alumni and the Japanese communities. A registered 501(c)3 nonprofit organization serving over 2,000 members in the New York tri-state area, JETAANY achieves its mission through its 40+ social, cultural, professional and athletic events throughout the year. On this #GivingTuesday, won’t you join JETAANY in achieving its mission? JETAANY aims to make these events as open to as many JETs, their friends and their families as possible. We achieve this by offering affordable prices. These events would […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://jetaany.org/2018/11/08/host-a-monthly-meetup/"></div>Want to share share your favorite neighborhood hangout, a hobby, or try a new activity with other JETs? Sign up to host an upcoming monthly meetup! Here’s how it works Each month’s meetup will be hosted by a different JETAANY member at a location of their choice on the 5th of the month. The host, place, and time will change, but the date will stay the same. The rest is up to you! Feel free to design the event around a theme or plan in other elements. Let us know you’re interested via Google Forms. Questions? Contact Ronda at secretary[at]jetaany[dot]org. (Photo Credit: Kelsey Haskins)<!-- 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/2018/11/08/host-a-monthly-meetup/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    Host a Monthly Meetup!

    Want to share share your favorite neighborhood hangout, a hobby, or try a new activity with other JETs? Sign up to host an upcoming monthly meetup! Here’s how it works Each month’s meetup will be hosted by a different JETAANY member at a location of their choice on the 5th of the month. The host, place, and time will change, but the date will stay the same. The rest is up to you! Feel free to design the event around a theme or plan in other elements. Let us know you’re interested via Google Forms. Questions? Contact Ronda at secretary[at]jetaany[dot]org. (Photo Credit: Kelsey Haskins)

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