'To China & Back' fundraiser on Jan. 26

January 10, 2008

On Saturday, Jan. 26, the club is hosting the ‘To China & Back’ fundraiser featuring Gao Hong and the Chinese Dance Theater.

Club members Tom Durkin and Rick Estenson are leading the team to put this on. At today’s club lunch, Rick emphasized that a Chinese food dinner will be served at the event, so come hungry.

See this Dec. 5 Northfield News article on the event. The poster (PDF) includes this info:

gao-hong-posterThe Northfield Rotary Club and the Northfield Public Schools Community Services Division are proud to present a Chinese New Year Celebration featuring Ms. Gao Hong, world renowned Pipa Soloist.

January 26, 2008 – Northfield Middle School Auditorium – Doors Open at 6:00 pm

Reserved Seating – Advance Tickets: $20 Adult, $15 Student At the Door: $25

Proceeds to Benefit Northfield Rotary Club International Youth Exchange. Tickets available through the Northfield Public Schools Community Services Division – 1651 Jefferson Parkway. Please call 507-664-3649 for details and more information.

Here’s a YouTube video of Gao Hong speaking and performing.