Over 3,000 first aid supplies in addition to $2,200 in monetary donations was handed over to China’s Soong Ching-ling Foundation in Beijing by 19 students and faculty from Creighton University (Omaha, NE) and St. Mary’s College (Notre Dame, IN). Click here for more information
Book signing and live demonstration
Flyer: Click herePhillip Starr draws on fifty years experience to explain how physics and kinesiology effect martial arts. Starr's book, Martial Mechanics, helps martial art students achieve the intensity and performance they strive for.
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Borders Bookstore - 7201 Dodge St. Omaha, NE
"Who Speaks for Islam? What a Billion Muslims Really Think."
Time: 4:30 to 6:00
Location: Creighton Law School Room 124
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More information: Click here (US Center for Diplomacy)
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In conjunction with a new publication, Who Speaks for Islam?, this is the culmination of a multi-year polling effort in 35 countries that disproves Western myths about Muslims.
FEATURING CO-AUTHOR: Dalia Mogahed, senior analyst and executive director of the Gallup Center for Muslim Studies, Washington, D.C.
MIDWEST PRESENTATIONS: In collaboration with Asian World Center of Creighton University, Iowa Council for International Understanding, Sister Cities International, and Rotary International of Des Moines, A.M.
Chinese Culture Family Night: China SiChuan Earthquake Fundraising Effort
Location: Student Center, Omaha Christ Community Church
404 South 108th Avenue, Omaha
Time: 6:00 – 9:00 PM Friday, June 27th, 2008
(Dinner, kids’ game, Chinese calligraphy and character writing demonstrations, silent auction: 6:00 – 7:30PM; Performance: 7:30 – 8:30 followed by auction results)
Tickets: $5 (child3-11), $10(12 and up)
Proceeds from item sales and the silent auction at the event will benefit the families that were victimized by the SiChuan earthquake on May 12th. This event is organized by the OCSSA (Omaha Chinese Students and Scholars Association) chapters from Creighton University, the University of Nebraska Medical Center and the University of Nebraska -Omaha and the OCCA (Omaha Chinese Culture Association). Event sponsors include: ConAgra Foods, Bellevue University, OCCA and other local businesses.
Seats are limited and there will be no onsite ticket sales. Please purchase the tickets via:
17330 West Center Road, Omaha, NE 68130
NEW GOLD MOUNTAIN
15505 Ruggles St. Ste 105, Omaha, NE 68002
Zhifei Shao, Room 504 CRISS II
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