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See the 1995 animated classic movie Ghost in the Shell at the Lagoon theater in Minneapolis on Tuesday and Wednesday, February 7th and 8th. For tickets and showtimes, see the Landmark Cinema website.

On Sunday, February 19th, join community members and local survivors for a day of remembrance on the 75th anniversary of Executive Order 9066, which set the forced removal and incarceration of Japanese residents into motion in 1942. The event, at the Minnesota History Center from 2pm to 4pm, will feature readings, performances, and a one-day exhibit. Visit the MN Historical Society for more information.
 
February 2017 Newsletter
JETAAMN February Happy Hour
This month, Happy Hour is going back to the Happy Gnome! Join us on February 15th at the Happy Gnome (498 Selby Ave., St. Paul) for drinks, food, and conversation! Follow our JETAAMN Facebook page for more information and to RSVP.
JETAAMN Membership Drive
It's that time again! The annual membership drive is our chance to show The Ministry of Foreign Affairs the size of the group we serve here at JETAAMN. We've chosen a second winner for a $15 Amazon gift card and the lucky name is ... Matt Leichter! Congratulations! Contact us to claim your prize. By filling out the Membership Drive form, you will have a chance to win the one remaining $15 Amazon gift card! All you have to do is take a few minutes to fill out our form!

J-Quiz 2017
It's time again for another J-Quiz. The annual competition of Japanese language and culture will be at Normandale Community College on Saturday, February 18th. Come support and watch the students or even volunteer! More information about the event can be found the JASM website.

JETAA USA Country Representative Elections
Have you ever wanted to get involved with JET Alumni Associations on the national level? Now is your chance! Former JETs are encourage to submit their platforms and run for the position of Country Representative for the 2017-2018 term. Platforms are due Friday, March 3rd. Click here for more information.

San Francisco Career Forum
JET alumni with at least conversational Japanese language ability are invited to the upcoming San Francisco Career Forum 2017 on Saturday, February 11th and Sunday, February 12th at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn more about participating companies, submit resumes, interview, and even receive offers of employment during the two-day event. Register for the event and apply to participating companies on the forum's website.
 
JETAAMN T-shirts and Tote Bags
Introducing the JETAAMN tote bag! We have a few dozen of these lovely bags and you can have one for yourself for the low, low price of $10 per bag! Send us an email if you are interested.

And, of course, if you want to wear your love for JETAAMN on your sleeve (more like back and chest, actually), you can still get one of our t-shirts for $15. Contact us for sizes and availability!

 
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