Category Archive: Community Outreach

Sep 04

[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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Jul 15

[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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Jun 16

[Event] New JET Meet & Greet!

It’s June, it’s sunny, and in about a month and a half, we have several hundred new JETs departing the USA for Japan and the JET Program! Some of you are involved, some of you know who’s been accepted, and all of you have probably heard the rumblings and excited shrieks on Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter, …

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Jun 11

Join the PNWJETAA Walk for Rice Team to help fight hunger in our community! (Saturday 6/27/15)

Walk for Rice:  Saturday, June 27th @ Seward Park, 10 am – Noon – (meet at 9:30 AM & wear our fun musubi & sushi head bands for our traditional group photo!)  After the walk, we’ll head over to Tutta Bella in Columbia City for pizza and gelato! Since 1998 PNWJETAA has helped the Asian …

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