We would like to invite your group to our annual Open House event this upcoming October 11th (Saturday) from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. The Open House will have demonstrations from several martial and cultural arts, such as:
Chanoyu (Tea Ceremony)
Iaido (Sword Drawing)
Ikebana (Flower Arrangement)
Zen Meditation/Breath Work/Stretching
We will also have origami, tea tasting, and other cultural activities.
There will also be a fundraising raffle for the Aikido International Foundation (AIF). The AIF is a 501(c)-3 not-for-profit organization and with your generous donations, we can continue to help others in our local, national, and global communities. These contributions are tax deductible.
The raffle drawing will include items generously presented by the
Chicago Athletic Clubs
Crosell & Co (Home Goods)
Dark Matter Coffee
Japanese Culture Center
Yolanda Lorente, Ltd.
Other Donors To Be Added!
Each raffle ticket is a $10.00 donation, 3 tickets are $25.00. Tickets can be acquired via the JCC Office or the AIF Webpage:
*Note* When acquiring tickets via the webpage, please put “Raffle Ticket” in the comments box.
Thank you again for your support and we hope to see you at the Open House!
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.