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JETAA Officer Elections – 2015

We want you to get involved! We are looking for JETAA members to step up and create new leadership for JETAA Portland. If you’ve been thinking about getting involved, now’s your chance! The success of our chapter depends on the strength of leadership as well as the involvement of every member of the chapter. We […]

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Tabemashou! @ Sambi – March 13th

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, March 13th at 7pm (Please RSVP by Wednesday, March 11th) Where: Sambi (9230 SW Beaverton-Hillsdale Hwy) What to bring: Tabemashou! is cash only! […]

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JASO Ohanami Sunday – March 15th

Join JASO for a chance to enjoy the Japanese tradition of hanami at the Portland Japanese Garden! Ohanami is a traditional way to celebrate the arrival of the sakura cherry blossom and the beauty of the spring season. JASO will be celebrating with seasonal foods, saké, tea ceremony demonstrations, music, and fun activities – all […]

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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.