JETAA Portland Newsletter – May 2009 Edition

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The JETAA Portland Newsletter is back! With four more full pages of content than in the past this newsletter is packed!

View the JETAA Portland May 2009 Newsletter (PDF)

Here’s a sampling of what’s inside:

2009 Hanamikai – An article from Caitlin Hansen and pics of all the sunny action
Editor’s Note – Where does Daniel Mick see the newsletter going this year?
Letter from the Kaichou – We have a new president! Where is does Kimberly Miyake see JETAA going this year?
Meet the New Officers – Probing questions familiarize yourself with our new cabinet
News from the Web – Bob Schynder describes the new JETAA Portland website he’s mastered
Meet the New Committee Chairs – More in depth questions exploring the character of our new committee chairs
President’s Farewell & Year in Review – Jarod Bishop recaps the previous year and gives mention and pics to previously uncovered events
Shinnenkai Sponsors – Where did all those awesome prizes come from?! From these great sponsors
Dear Abiko – Dear Abby’s long lost Japanese twin answers the deepest mysterious of Japan…
News From the Consulate – Mr. and Mrs. Sato say thank you and farewell!
What the bunka?! – Our column exploring Japanese culture in detail features the mysterious unagi

Upcoming Events – Iron Chef, J-Kaiwa, Book Club, Pre-departure Orientation, Sayonara BBQ, Master Golf Tournament, Obon Party, Oh my!

View the JETAA Portland May 2009 Newsletter (PDF)

Filed in: Past Events • Friday, May 8th, 2009

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The Portland Chapter of JETAA (The JET Program Alumni Association) was created to serve the bonds of friendship developed by the program participants. JETAA’s purpose is to achieve, through its activities, a broader and deeper understanding between Japan and the other countries participating in the program.