I am posting this for Joe & Debbie Von Bokern as they do not have
access to this message board.
Mr. Chen Zhao Ji is coming !!! Along with his wife and a Friend.
If you haven't seen his work check out this website
We need to quickly accelerate our fundraising.
You can order/reserve Mr. Chen's kite pin for a donation of $10.00.
The money will help pay for their expenses.
Just send back an e-mail requesting one be saved for you. We will have
them available at the scheduled events.
You are invited to Fly kites with Mr. Chen Zhao Ji and watch his
amazing Mechanical Kites in motion on Saturday, September 23 at the
Voice of America Park from noon-5. We will be flying in front of the
VOA Building. We will have some of his kites for sale. We will also
have a fundraising sale to help cover expenses. Bring your kites to
fly, a chair or blanket, any donated items to add to the sale, and
some cash for those good deals that you will not be able to pass up !
On Monday, September 25,you are invited to the Maple Knoll Retirement
Village in Springdale, Ohio for a program with Mr. Chen .
We will be in the auditorium from 7:30-9:00. This is free and open to
On Tuesday, September 26,you are invited to a program by Mr. Chen at
the Otterbein Retirement Community (585 North SR 741) in Lebanon,
Ohio. We will be in the Multi Purpose room in the Campus Center from
7:30-9:00. Mr. Chen will demonstrate how he bends bamboo and will
describe how he makes his incredible kites. This is free and open to
Mr. Chen Zhao Ji will be at the Midfest International Festivel held in
China is the focus of this years festival. It runs from Friday,
Sept.29 - Sunday,Oct.1 . We will have schedules available at the Kite
Fly and will send out a new e-mail when all the activities for the
weekend are planned.
Directions to all activities are available at this e-mail address.
We will be bringing Mr. Chen and his wife to the AKA ( American
Kitefliers Association) Convention in Des Moines, Iowa from Oct.2-8.
Mark Your calendars and Join Us !
We will be flying kites indoors at the U. S. Air Force Museum in
Dayton, Ohio on Saturday, Sept.16 from 10-3. The Museum is Free.
Join us !
Debbie Von Bokern
PIGS Aloft Kite Club
People Interested in Getting Stuff Aloft