On Monday, January 30th, the Friends of the Japanese Garden will hold a fundraising cocktail reception at the University Club downtown in support of a cherry grove (hanami grove) at the Osaka Garden on the Wooded Island in Jackson Park. This is an opportunity to support one of the true treasures of Jackson Park and of the Chicago Park system. Details of the event are included in the attached invitation. If you are interested in attending, you may RSVP to the organizers at email@example.com and bring your tax deductible check to the University Club on 1/30.
Address: University Club, 76 E. Monroe St.
Date: January 30, 2012
Time: 5:30 to 7 PM
Cost: Donation of $125 or greater
MANY THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS!!!
Mrs. Alice S. Florida
On September 2, 2011 the New York Times wrote an article entitled “Jewels of Olmsted’s Unspoiled Midwest” that features the Japanese Garden located within Jackson Park. Be sure to check out the full article here: http://travel.nytimes.com/2011/09/04/travel/jewels-of-olmsteds-unspoiled-midwest.html
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January, 2012 – Downtown Fundraiser – Please join our event committee
August, 2012 – Return of the Osaka Garden Festival “Enchanted Evening” – Please join our Planning Committee