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Japanese Relief Fundraiser Set

Japanese Relief Fundraiser Set

UC Riverside Extension Center students are hosting an "Evening of Japanese Culture" to benefit victims of Japanese earthquake and tsunami

(May 25, 2011)

RIVERSIDE, Calif. ( -- On June 1, UC Riverside Extension Center students are hosting an “Evening of Japanese Culture,” a fundraiser for Japan earthquake and tsunami relief.

The event will feature a green tea service and tasting and a Japanese calligraphy lesson presented by the Japanese students enrolled in the International Education Programs at UC Riverside.

The event will be held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the UCR Extension Center, 1200 University Ave., Riverside. A $20 minimum donation is requested.

Space is limited and reservations are required. To make a reservation contact Steve Eulenberg at Guest attire is smart casual. Student hosts will be wearing formal yukatas.

All funds raised will go to the Red Cross Japan Earthquake & Pacific Tsunami Fund. Receipts will be provided.

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