Tag Archive: JET

Jan 09

2012 Shinnenkai

It’s time for the annual PNWJETAA Shinnenkai, one of our biggest and most important events of the year!  Let’s carry on the Japanese tradition and get together to have fun, eat and look forward to the New Year!  We’ll have raffle prizes, info from our J-Link vendors and a kid’s activity corner and as part …

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Sep 13

Return to Tohoku

PNWJETAA’s own, Ben Erickson, has been selected to participate in the Japanese Government-sponsored program for former Tohoku JETs to return to their old hometowns.  Ben heads out this coming Sunday and will volunteer in Tohoku, reconnect with his old town and enjoy some of the great tourist attractions that Northern Japan offers.   Please follow …

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Aug 09

Bon Voyage Seattle JETs!

  New JET Program Participants Leave Seattle as New Friends of Japan Article and picture from The North American Post  The 2011 Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program participants left for Japan on July 23. They were hosted a farewell reception by the Consulate-General of Japan in Seattle on July 22 at Consul General Kiyokazu …

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Jul 06

RSVP – Bon Odori!

  It’s time to dig out your yukata, happi or jinbei and get ready for dancing at the Bon Odori! This year the Bon Odori will be on Saturday, July 16th from 4:00-10:00pm and Sunday, July 17th from 3:00-8:00pm.  On Saturday we’ll be taking over part of the beer garden for JET alum, new JETs and anyone who wants to …

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Jun 29

RSVP – Post Training Nijikai

And…as another way to welcome the newbies to the JET community, there will also be a Nijikai for JETs and Alumni that will start a half hour after the Pizza Jet Together.  This is a different event from the Pizza dinner, so please RSVP separately, whether you’re attending one or both! When: July 9th, 7:30pm – 9:30pm Where: Elephant and …

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Jun 10

Help the CGJ with New JET Training on 6/25

Thank you, all spots have been filled. On behalf of the Consulate-General of Japan, Seattle, PNWJETAA would like to request the assistance of 3 alumni for the Consulate-run New JET training to take place on Friday, June 25 at One Union Square. The 3 assistants are requested to help with some set-up in the morning, …

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