More than $55,000 was raised for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital from the nationwide contest, as Benihana donated $1 to St. Jude for each entry turned in during the month of April. The 2012 amount is nearly twice as much as the funds from the previous year. The rules of the contest provide participants with an opportunity to express themselves both meaningfully and creatively toward a real-world situation. Children draw what depicts the meaning of helping other children.
Benihana festively celebrates Japan's Children’s Day, which is an annual holiday in Japan. The firm sponsors this yearly event to raise awareness of its Japanese culture while supporting the noble efforts of St. Jude Children’s Research. The coloring contest entries were presented at a private party for the patients and families of St. Jude held on May 8. Guests also received a complimentary teppanyaki dinner prepared by top Benihana chefs at the festivities.
As an independent contractor, James has written content for Justluxe.com and other leading online luxury lifestyle magazines. Rothaar previously served as the senior-tenured staff writer for JustLuxe, having worked with the digital magazine since 2005. He resides in Jacksonville, Florida, and works as an independent marketing consultant and a freelance writer. James Rothaar has an MBA degree...(Read More)