Third Annual Hiroshima AJET Fundraiser: Sanbien Children’s Home (子供の家三美園)

On Friday, June 27th, Hiroshima’s JET Program ALTs will host their Third Annual Hiroshima AJET Fundraiser, in Hiroshima city at Southern Cross from 7:00- 9:00 pm. This year all proceeds and donations will be given directly to the Sanbien Children’s Home (子供の家三美園). In addition, a portion of the proceeds will be allocated to Sarah Hiscock, which will be used to fund ALT visits to Sanbien Children’s Home.

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AJET Rafting in Shikoku

  Words by Katie Ray Photos by Happy Raft   From snowboarding and rock climbing, to spelunking and scuba diving, there are many sports that adventurers can find in Japan. The snowy mountains, tropical reefs, sandy dunes and freshwater rivers throughout the country provide the perfect playground for those seeking excitement.   The Yoshino River on the island of Shikoku […]

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Wide Island View named “Best Online Resource of 2010” by National AJET

Congratulations, Hiroshima JETs! National AJET has announced the winners of its 2010 Awards, and the Wide Island View has been named Best Online Resource of 2010. Three cheers to all of you! The Wide Island View would not be what it is without your contributions. The Best Online Resource Award was given to “the AJET Group that provides the most outstanding online services to its members, including websites, online magazines, bulletin boards, forums, or any other kind of online medium. Points of consideration include readership, content, design, reliability, regularity and educational resources.”

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Hiroshima-ken ALT runs for post on National AJET

Attention all JETs! National AJET is currently holding elections for new block leaders to represent regions around Japan. There are three candidates campaigning to be the National AJET representative for Block 9, which includes Hiroshima, Okayama, Shimane, Tottori and Yamaguchi prefectures. The three candidates are Jonathan Fisher of Hiroshima Prefecture, Erin McBride of Shimane Prefecture, and Kholofelo Nkoe of Yamaguchi Prefecture. Votes can be cast now through Feb. 26.

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