BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.3032@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20110415T000000Z DTEND:20110415T000000Z DESCRIPTION:CHICAGO &ndash\;Sunda (a Rockit Ranch Production)\, located at 110 West Illinois Street\, will host a fundraising dinner for Direct Relie f International\, directly benefitting the recent earthquake and tsunami v ictims in Japan.\n\nDirect Relief International\, one of the top rated cha rities in the United States\, is currently coordinating support for relief and recovery efforts in high‐level emergency Sconsultations with Japane se organizations\, business leaders\, and government officials. &nbsp\;\n\ nThe event\, to be held on Friday\, April 15th\, will feature a cocktail r eception with passed hors &nbsp\;d&rsquo\;oeuvres starting at 6:00pm follo wed by a four‐course seated dinner. Dinner will be accompanied by live p erformances that include JASC Tsukasa Japanese Taiko drummers\, &nbsp\; Cl assical Japanese dance by Fujima &nbsp\;Shunojo and Fujima Yoshinojo\, and Japanese Minyo (folk &nbsp\;music) by Yoko Noge with shamisen accompanime nt by Tatsu Aoki.&nbsp\;\n\nThe cost per ticket is $150. We are also accep ting in kind donations and sponsorships. In&nbsp\;addition\, there will be a silent auction of an array of gifts donated by many members of the Chic ago community. 100% of all proceeds from the dinner\, silent auction and s ponsorships will go to the relief fund that aids efforts to help Japan rec over from the natural disaster. &nbsp\;\n\nThe Co‐Alliance to Help Japan includes &nbsp\;JACL (Japanese American Citizens League)\, JASC (Japanese American Service Committee) and The FAN (Filipino American Network). &nbs p\;Event Co‐Hosts include KABA (Korean American Bar Association)\, &nbsp \;IABA (Indian American Bar Association)\, &nbsp\;AABA (Asian American Bar Association) and OCA (Organization of Chinese Americans). &nbsp\;\n\nFor more information or reservations contact Edgar Jimenez via email at edgar@ fan‐chicago.org\, via telephone at 312‐519‐2834\, or Sunda New Asian Restaurant at 312‐644‐0500 for other inquiries. Tickets to the event can be purchased online at\n\nhttp://dri.convio.net/site/TR?pg=fund&amp\;f r_id=1030&amp\;pxfid=2910&nbsp\;\n\ndonations and sponsorship level can be made at\n\nhttp://dri.convio.net/site/TR?pg=fund&amp\;fr_id=1030&amp\;pxf SUMMARY:Sunda "Help Japan Fundraiser" URL:/en/events/2011/04/15/sunda-help-japan-fundraiser/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR