Cheryl Hou

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[Event] March Nomikai and Networking

Welcome to the first PNWJETAA Nomikai for 2016 – we’ve reserved space for up to thirty people at the Queen Anne Beer Hall in, where else, QUEEN ANNE! Join us for delicious beer (as people have told me) and even more delicious food (there’s a HUMONGOUS pretzel available to nosh on) that includes weinerschnitzel and …

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[Event] Iron Chef Cook-Off – Seattle Edition!

Every year, JETAA Portland​ hosts their annual Portland Iron Chef Cooking competition and PNWJETAA has attended the last three years; it’s always been a WOKing good time! You could say we’re… BUTTER off from attending. This year, Portland has graciously allowed PNWJETAA to guest-host the 2015 Iron Chef Cook Off: Seattle Edition! We’ll be taking a …

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[Meeting] October General Meeting

Pacific Northwest JET Alumni Association’s monthly General Meeting will be held on October 6th, Tuesday from 6:30PM to 7:45PM. It will be held at the Panama Hotel Tea and Coffee House on the bottom floor.  Come join us for the monthly General Meeting! We organize events, recruit new Steering Council members, and continue ongoing projects! …

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[Volunteer] Aki Matsuri 2015

Ready to fall into Aki Matsuri (bad buns win again! I’ve been waiting two years to use this line just one more time!) The Eastside Nihon Matsuri Association will be holding its 18th annual Aki Matsuri, presented by the Eastside Nihon Association, on the weekend of September 12-13! There’s always taiko performances, art displays, lots of vendors, and …

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[Event] PNWJETAA Summer Picnic and Undoukai ~ 運動会

Sunny Seattle (and Mercer Island) will be hosting only the BESTEST picnic you’ll ever attend!  Our legendary summer picnic and undoukai is up again on August 15th! Bring your entire family, bring friends, bring your swimsuits! We’ll be preparing BBQ items (both meaty, vegetarian, and vegan alike!) and drinks, so bring a lovely side dish …

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[Event] Farewell the Departing 2015 JETs!

Join us at Seatac Airport to see off the departing JETs for 2015!  An event original to Seattle, we’re seeing new JETs off, helping JETs find the Delta counter (it happens), calming nervous first-timers, giving back their ‘promise letters’, and just generally be supportive of them taking off for their new adventure!  This is a …

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[Event] Bon Odori it up with PNWJETAA!

Bon Odori is coming up for the weekend of July 18ths and 19th!  Join PNWJETAA at the Beer Garden and on the main dancing thoroughfare for dancing, ice treats, soba, teriyaki burgers, onigiri, and more! Find us in the Beer Garden (please remember to bring your ID and sunblock!) and feel free to dress up in your …

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