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Nordstrom Men’s Shop & GQ 2013 Fall Runway Show

September 26, 2013

The Detlef Schrempf Foundation, Nordstrom Men’s Shop and GQ are collaborating together for a Fall 2013 men runway show this Thursday, September 26th. GQ and Nordstrom style experts will present a runway show that will spotlight the best of the Men’s Shop collections and will be featuring local celebrity guest models. All proceeds benefit the Detlef Schrempf Foundation and the evening’s charity partners – Bellevue Youth Theatre Foundation and Inspire Youth Project. If you’re not attending, I will be uploading photos for the blog.

Click here for tickets: http://bit.ly/18ZnExj

 

Blog, Philanthropy

Run With Abe 5k (video)

May 1, 2013

First I want to say congrats to Run With Abe for raising over $3000 for LLS. As promised I put together a short video of some of the things I saw and did during the Run with Abe 5k. For information on the 5k visit this link Run with Abe 5k. I hope you enjoy it!

Blog, Life, Philanthropy

Run with Abe ( The 5k and Me)

April 15, 2013

First let me start things off by saying, I am not really a runner. I think the most I’ve ever ran in one sitting was something like 2 miles and that was pushing it. Last year was my first time doing the Run with Abe and let me tell you it was a bit more challenging than I thought. Even though the 5k was not super easy for for me, I did realized it’s was less about where you placed and more about the experience. In the end I placed in the middle of the pack and I felt good about donating to the The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. This year I will be registering for The Run With Abe 5k. I’m planning on bringing my camera and documenting my experiences at the race so expect a video soon. I hope to see you there.

If you’re interested here are the details:

Run With Abe 5k
Seward Park (Seattle)
April 28, 2013
8:30 Registration 9:30

Blog, Entertainment, Philanthropy

API CHAYA presents: #SAAMBenefit at the TripleDoor

March 25, 2013

Hey all, Akaash Saini and I will be hosting a Benefit Show for Sexual Assault Awareness Month at the TripleDoor Seattle on Thursday April 4th. April is the national Sexual Assault Awareness Month so with this concert, API Chaya is hoping to breaking the silence around sexual assault/abuse through music and art, as well as raise money for a local organization that supports survivors. If you’re on Twitter use the Hashtag #SAAMBenefit. More Details below.

Thursday April 4, 2013 Doors Open at 7:00 PM
MUSICQUARIUM at the Triple Door
http://thetripledoor.net/
Suggested donation at the door: $20
*No one will be turned away for lack of funds*

This event will feature local Seattle reggae band, Kore Ionz, as well as special guest performances by:
•Dancers from Hokulani’s hula studio
•Singer & songwriter Sola Yun
•Local hip-hop artists Rogue Pinay & Art of Verse
•Local break dance crew ShoryuKENT

All proceeds will be donated to API Chaya, a local organization that provides free, confidential, and culturally appropriate services to survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking.