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JETAA Thorns vs. Reign Match – May 10th

Join JETAA Portland, JASO, and Shokookai of Portland for a special soccer match between Portland Thorns FC and Seattle Reign FC! Calling all soccer fans! Be there as we welcome Seattle’s Nadeshiko Japan World Cup Champion Nahomi Kawasumi to Portland for the first time, and to cheer for the Thorns and newcomer Rebecca Moros who […]

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Tabemashou – April 4th

The Tabemashou! group gathers to explore, critique, and enjoy Japanese dining options in Portland. Through numbers we’re able to sample menus extensively and casually critique the food and experience together. When: Friday, April 4th at 7pm (RSVP by Wednesday, April 2nd) Where: Chef Naoko (http://www.chefnaoko.com/home/) What to bring: Tabemashou! is cash only! Be sure to bring enough cash to […]

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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.