Weekly Digest: September 27, 2011


~ Announcements ~

Thank you to Ben & Jerry's!

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ben and jerrys ice cream in santa barbaraA big shout out to Ben & Jerry's and all those who participated in their Back to School Special for AKSB!  The Santa Barbara shop, located in Paseo Nuevo donated 30% of all AKSB purchases back to the organization. Thanks again, Everyone!

Beer Event Attendees Over 100 So Far...

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Our Facebook event page now has over 100 "Attending"s and almost 100 "Maybe"s.  To avoid waiting in the "donations" line at the door, please make your tax-deductible contribution online ahead of time here: http://bit.ly/BeerForAikido Admission will be on a first come, first served basis. See you there!

~ Press ~

PRESS RELEASE: Expert Leads Beer Pairing & Tasting Event

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Local Martial Arts Youth Program to Benefit http://bit.ly/BeerForAikido Beer and food expert Zach Rosen will lead a fundraiser at Aikido Kenkyukai Santa Barbara, or AKSB, at 121A E. Mason St. from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 8. Rosen is considered the world’s youngest... Read more...

Santa Barbara Independent: Beer & Food Expert to Lead Fundraiser

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Beer and food expert Zach Rosen will lead a fundraiser at Aikido Kenkyukai Santa Barbara, or AKSB, at 121A E. Mason St. from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 8. Rosen is considered the world’s youngest certified “cicerone”or sommelier for beer. He will present a variety of cheeses, chocolates and beers in a setting that will allow attendees to experience how these flavors compliment and contrast each other. “I strongly agree with the values that the martial art of Aikido promotes and think..." Read more...

~ Upcoming Events ~

REMINDER: Tomorrow - Basics Seminar & Kyu Testing

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Day: Sat, Oct 1, 2011 Time: 10:00AM to 5:00PM Lia Suzuki Sensei will be conducting a basics seminar on this day for teens and adults. Qualifying adult participants will have the opportunity to test for their next belt rank at the end of the day. Read more / Register...

Beer Pairing & Tasting Fundraiser

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Day: Sat, Oct 8, 2011 Time: 5:30PM to 7:30PM Certified Cicerone® (beer Sommelier), Zach Rosen, will be presenting a variety of Union Ale's beers, cheeses from Whole Foods Market, and chocolates in a setting that will allow you to experience how these flavors compliment & contrast each other. Learn more / Register...

Fall Gasshuku with Lia Suzuki Sensei

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Aikido Kenkyukai Santa Barbara Fri-Sun, Nov 4-6, 2011 Early Registration Discount Now Thru This Saturday Lia Sensei, a long-time student of Takeda Shihan will offer her perspective on her teacher’s distinctive, fluid and dynamic Aikido... Read more / Register...

Seminar with Takeda Shihan, 8th dan: Santiago, Chile

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Don't miss this rare opportunity! November 11-13, 2011 From Aikido Hakusan Dojo's web site: What is the special interest of Takeda Shihan's visit to Chile?Answer: Takeda Shihan proposes a dynamic and fluid kind of Aikido which allows us... Read more...

Dojo: 121A East Mason Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101

Mail: PO Box 351, Santa Barbara, CA 93102

805 870-5437 | aksb.org

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Aikido Kenkyukai Santa Barbara is a California nonprofit 501(c)(3) public benefit corporation.

All contributions are appreciated and gratefully accepted.

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