Sunday, May 3, 2009

Benihana Children Helping Children Promo

Saw this promo in the Sunday Dispatch and wanted to be sure to pass it along because it's a yummy restaurant and a great cause!

Bring your family to any participating Benihana (Columbus Polaris location is participating) for the traditional Japanese holiday of Children's Day and all proceeds from the sale of Benihana children's meals on Tuesday, May 5th will be donated to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

Benihana is also hosting a Children Helping Children art contest.  Bring your artwork to Benihana's before May 31, 2009 and you could win dinner for eight  or dinner for four at Benihana.  For the official art sheet click here.  Contest is open to children grades K-6.

About Children's Day:  Children's Day (Kodomo no hi)
Part of the Golden Week, Children's Day, also know as The Boy's Festival (Tango no Sekku), is celebrated on May 5th. Families pray for the health and future success of their sons by hanging up carp kites and displaying samurai dolls, both symbolizing strength, power and success in life. In modern day times, they have incorporated girls into the celebration.

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