*SATURDAY & SUNDAY, JULY 2-3, 2011 (departing Tokyo Friday evening, July 1)*

*NAGOYA ORIENTATION:  SUNDAY, JUNE 26, 18:30-20:30pm, WINC- AIICHI, Floor 9,
RM #906***

Following AIB, if you want to get your hands dirty and volunteer in Tohoku
to support earthquake recovery, come join Peace Boat July 1-3!  Peace Boat
Japan, a leader in NGO disaster relief, has generously arranged a
special relief
opportunity (with English translation) for the international community to
volunteer *as a group *to help disaster victims in Ishinomaki, Miyagi
Prefecture, Tohoku, Japan.  There will be an *orientation in Nagoya June 26*
* *(and in Tokyo June 20 and 25).  *O**rientation attendance is required for
trip participation*.  You are welcome to bring your spouse, your colleagues,
and your friends (over age 20)!  There will be a wide range of tasks
available to cater to all ages and abilities, from cleaning off muddy
personal/sentimental items to shoveling mud.

Peace Boat will arrange meaningful volunteer work in Ishinomaki.  ACCJ
(American Chamber of Commerce in Japan) Volunteer Affinity Group will
provide Translators.  Travel arrangements can all be taken care of in
English by Top Tour Travel Agency, a member of the Tokyu Group.  The Travel
Package includes:  business hotel, Shinkansen tickets *from Tokyo*, charte
red bus to site, and all meals, as well as hard hats, N95 masks, goggles,
safety gloves, and steel boot inserts (to protect your feet from stepping on
nails).   Volunteer Insurance provided.

Participants need only bring rain pants & boots and a willingness to
work--everything else can be taken care of!  *The only other
requirement**to join this Peace Boat Trip is to attend an Orientation,
to ensure that
volunteers are clear about what volunteering in these conditions entails, as
well as the safety precautions required. ** *This will be the second uniquely
user-friendly “international” trip of this type, following the successful
completion of the Peace Boat---ACCJ (American Chamber of Commerce in Japan)
Trip of June 2-5, 2011.


*DATE:  June 26 (Sunday), 18:30-20:30pm,  *
* VENUE:  WINC AICHI Building 9F, **Rm. 906** *(same building as AIB)

*ADDRESS*: 4-4-38 Meieki Nakamura-ku Nagoya (5 min. walk from Exit 5 or 6
from Nagoya Stn.)* *

*MAP:*   or

*REGISTRATION:*  To register for the June 26 Orientation, email Tish
Robinson at:* **[log in to unmask]


l  *For more info on the July 1-3 Relief Project, go to:  *

l  *About Peace Boat*: For more information about Peace Boat, go to:

l  *Questions?*  Please email Tish Robinson, assoc. professor, Hitotsubashi
University ICS: [log in to unmask]  or  *[log in to unmask]*. July
1-3 Trip Coordinators: Tish Robinson & David Slater, ACCJ Volunteer Affinity
Group, with the support of ACCJ CSR Committee: Charles McJilton, Second


AIB-L is brought to you by the Academy of International Business.
For information:
To post message: [log in to unmask]
For assistance:  [log in to unmask]
AIB-L is a moderated list.