The PNW JET Alumni Association Team Page is now up and running, so please help us fight hunger one step at a time at the2019 Walk for Rice! This event is a lot of fun and a great way to support an important cause and make a positive difference in our community! Funds raised help provide sticky rice (the good stuff) & other needed groceries for the Asian Counseling and Referral Service Food Bank.
Everyone is welcome to join our team, so please invite your friends and family to join the fun as well (this also includes well behaved pets) – the more the merrier! If this will be your first time participating, please check out the event FAQs page, which should answer most of your questions!
It’s super easy to join us! From our TEAM PAGE: – Click on “JOIN TEAM” to register as either a runner or walker or – Click on “DONATE NOW” to donate directly to our team or – If you cant join us in person, sponsor one (or more) of the our team members listed on our “TEAM ROSTER” to become a Supporter in Spirit!
DATE: Saturday, June 22nd LOCATION: 5902 Lake Washington Blvd South / Seattle, WA 98118
SCHEDULE FOR THE DAY:
8:00 AM – Check-in begins
9:30 AM – Team photo – more details will be shared with registered team members
10:00 AM – Walk begins
12:00 PM – Optional but delicious post-event gathering at Tutta Bella in Columbia City Thank you and we’ll look forward to seeing you on June 22nd at Seward Park!
Yuki, 2019 PNWJETAA Team Captain & Lynn, Official Leash Holder & Chauffeur
Questions about this event? Contact us @ email@example.com
North American Nippon Educational Services is looking for 12 ~ 14 host families for high school students from Japan this summer for four weeks. The boys and girls are attending classes at the Northwest School Summer Program in Seattle.
Desired location: Seattle or Eastside Dates: July 20 – August 18, 2019 Students’ ages: 15 – 17 years old
We are looking for families who would enjoy: • Learning about Japanese culture • Dining together in the evening and providing breakfast (lunch is provided at the school) • Including the students with family activities and providing some entertainment on weekends
Host families will receive: • Gifts from Japan • $700 stipend • Memories of fun and friendship that will last a lifetime
If you are interested, please call North American Nippon Educational Services at 206-484-1972 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you to everyone who has participated in voting this past election. We are excited to announce the new Council for PNWJETAA!
President — Adam Ledyard Vice President — Michelle Kato Secretary — Samantha Corpuz Media Relations — Janice Laureano Social Coordinator — Dawn Wyruchowski Transitions Coordinator — Jessica Record Compliance Coordinator — Jeremy Odden
Check back here again soon for officer profiles! For details on the roles and duties of the council members, please check our Officers webpage.
If you or a friend are former JETs and have a continued interest in supporting the JET Program and the Japanese-American community, a position with JETAA is a fantastic way to get involved! JETAA opens up so many opportunities to volunteer, forge friendships, and build your network.
Above all, JETAA is about creating community. It’s about finding your people. It’s about giving back. Plus, we have a pretty great time while we do it!
Voting will take place until our Shinnenkai on February 16th, where we’ll announce the election results. We hope you’ll join us!
Please join PNWJETAA Book Club for our discussion of Penguin Highway, a novel by Tomihiko Morimi. We look forward to seeing you all on August 25th at 3:00 pm at Gas Works Park (near the raised cement platform overlooking the water) to discuss this science fiction novel. Please note, there is also a serialized manga adaptation in Media Factory’s …