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Benefit for Japan in Cleveland's Asia Plaza

Benefit for Japan
Cleveland's Asia Plaza
April 2, 2011

Two young high school students, Cameron Beason and Jane Tang saw the stories on the news and knew they had to do something for all the people suffering as a result of Japan's tsunami. Beason says they didn't want to just give money; they wanted to encourage other people to donate as well.

Cameron Beason and Jane Tang

Cameron Beason and Jane Tang


So they created a Japanese Relief Benefit program that was held at Asia Plaza on Saturday, April 2nd.

The organized several musical and martial arts performers.

Performers who volunteered their time for this worthy cause included Mame Daiko, a Japanese Drum Group.

Mame Daiko, a Japanese Drum Group

Mame Daiko


Alison Jin performed Chinese Zither Solos

Alison Jin performs Chinese Zither Solos

Alison Jin


Martial Artists from Mentor Karate performed.

Martial Artists from Mentor Karate

Team Kixxx

Young boy Martial Artist from Mentor Karate


Other performers included the CCCCA Yin Tang Dance Group,Sho Jo Ji Japanese Dancers and the A-PoPhasis Dance Crew.

Admission was free with the hopes of people donating. All proceeds were being sent to the American Red Cross for Japan relief.

Joe Meisner and Gia Hoa Ryan

Attendees and Donors Joe Meisner and Gia Hoa Ryan


Congratulations to Cameron and Jane for organizing the event that brought more attention and help to the needy in Japan.




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