Richi ‘fights’ his way to support victims in Japan - Ahwatukee Foothills News: Home

default avatar
Welcome to the site! Login or Signup below.
|
||
Logout|My Dashboard

Richi ‘fights’ his way to support victims in Japan

Print
Font Size:
Default font size
Larger font size

Posted: Friday, April 1, 2011 2:00 pm

Who knew that traveling to Japan and staying with a host family as part of a youth ambassador group would have such a profound impact on one individual, especially at the young age of 14?

Marc Richi, now 23, has found a way to turn his passion in Tae Kwan Do into a fund-raising event in the aftermath of the hurricane and tsunami tragedies in Japan. He said he plans to donate half his income from private martial arts lessons to the Red Cross relief effort.

“A friend inspired me to come up with an idea that would allow for me to help too,” said Richi, a life-long resident of Ahwatukee and a Mountain Pointe alumni who has a second degree black belt and teaches part-time at JB Martial Arts Academy, 5865 W. Ray Road, Suite 10.

“If you want to improve your martial arts skills as well as help the people of Japan during this difficult time, then this is the perfect opportunity.”

Private lessons cost $30 for a half hour and $50 for a full hour. For more information, call Richi at (602) 502-5658 or email him at Marc_Ricki@yahoo.com.

Kimberly Haug is interning this semester for the Ahwatukee Foothills News. She is a senior at Arizona State University.

  • Discuss

Canna-tourism: where to get legally stoned in the US

Once upon a time, Amsterdam was the undisputed king of cannabis tourism, and a trip to its “coffee shops” was a rite of passage for any self-r…

Published: September 25, 2016 - 11:47 am @ http://www.independent.co.uk/travel/americas/weed-…

Ann Kirkpatrick Backs Arizona Minimum Wage Increase

Arizona voters will decide in November on Proposition 206, which would eventually raise the state’s minimum wage to $12 per hour. Democratic C…

Published: September 25, 2016 - 10:19 am @ http://knau.org/post/ann-kirkpatrick-backs-arizona…

Phoenix payroll chaos: Prison guards struggling to make ends meet

PrintThe prison guards who watch over some of Canada’s most dangerous criminals are the latest to see their pay lost to glitches in the federa…

Published: September 25, 2016 - 10:16 am @ http://www.ottawacitizen.com/news/local+news/phoen…

Exploring Canada’s West Coast Like Will and Kate

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are traveling to Canada for a weeklong visit that’s jam-packed with government receptions and engagements in…

Published: September 25, 2016 - 10:16 am @ http://www.vogue.com/13481981/kate-middleton-princ…

Charlotte police release videos from shooting of Keith Lamont Scott

Following Charlotte Police Chief Kerr Putney’s announcement Saturday that they would release a video from a body camera and a dashcam video, t…

Published: September 25, 2016 - 8:46 am @ http://ktar.com/story/1287942/charlotte-police-rel…

Live! From New York! It's Monday Night! And Possibly The Most-Watched Debate

More than 100 million people are expected to watch the first debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump on Monday night, potentially the …

Published: September 25, 2016 - 8:46 am @ http://www.npr.org/2016/09/25/495315912/live-from-…

OVERTIME: Results, highlights and photos from Week 5

SOUTHERN, AZ (Tucson News Now) - It's hard to believe but this week marked the halfway point of the high school football regular season. Week …

Published: September 25, 2016 - 7:45 am @ http://www.tucsonnewsnow.com/story/33162966/overti…

13th Floor Haunted House in Phoenix now open

The 13th Floor Haunted House in Phoenix is now open. The 13th Floor Haunted House is spooking guests with 2 new shows: a throwback to the clas…

Published: September 25, 2016 - 6:45 am @ http://www.fox10phoenix.com/news/arizona-news/2075…

Mercury players meet with Phoenix police; will keep kneeling

NEW YORK (AP) — Mistie Bass, Kelsey Bone and their Mercury teammates met with Phoenix police a few weeks ago after practice. It was an eye-ope…

Published: September 25, 2016 - 6:47 am @ http://www.nydailynews.com/sports/basketball/mercu…

Farewell Desks, Here Come the 'Starbucks Classrooms'

While many iconic features of traditional classrooms have been sidelined over the past decade – less blackboards,  more whiteboards, bulky tex…

Published: September 25, 2016 - 6:14 am @ http://neatoday.org/2016/09/23/ditching-classroom-desks/

Facebook

ahwatukee.com on Facebook

Twitter

ahwatukee.com on Twitter

RSS

Subscribe to ahwatukee.com via RSS

RSS Feeds

Spacer4px

Most Popular

Online poll

Loading…