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Association of Asian American Yale Alumni MLS Chicago Fire Soccer Game Fundraiser— Sunday August 23,

WHERE: Toyota Park 7000 S. Harlem Avenue, Bridgeview, Illinois 60455 FireFest celebrating Japanese Heritage begins at 3:30pm; 

Soccer Game begins at 5pm Experience a Chicago Fire game with benefits exclusive to this fundraiser. 

Join fellow Yalies for an afternoon of fun as we celebrate Japanese heritage while watching Chicago sports.  Kosuke Kimura on the Colorado Rapids is the first and only Japanese player in Major League Soccer. Kosuke and the Rapids will battle Chicago’s McBride, Blanco and the rest of the Fire!

The first 30 tickets purchased for kids 12 years old and younger will participate unaccompanied in the Tunnel of Fire.  Each child will receive a free T Shirt and see the players up close by being on the field before the game during the National Anthem and starting line-ups!

Pre-game enjoy FireFest inside Gate C.  Entertainment includes Japanese arts demonstrations such as Aikido along with music, food, and interactive games.

For questions or to reserve a spot in the Tunnel of Fire for a child please contact Genea at

Chicago Fire Fest

COST: $30 includes:

a) RESERVED PREMIER SIDELINE SEATS (Section 110 Rows 1-10)  15% savings off regular ticket price

b) access to the pre-game festival,

c) children on the field pre-game,

d) plus the post game meet and greet with Kosuke Kimura!

**Plus $5 of every ticket sold will benefit the Association of Asian American Yale Alumni! (AAAYA)**

To Purchase Tickets: Click on your private purchasing link (bolded) below:     

-Be sure to enter the special offer access code “AAAYA” on first page before entering email address – Create a Ticketmaster account by entering their email in the gray box in the right potion of the screen after the access code has been entered. – There is a $1.25 per ticket charge for the Ticketfast system that allows tickets to be printed instantly after ordering. -Please reserve spots for children to be in the Tunnel of Fire by emailing names and ages of children to Genea at

Sponsors include: Young Professionals Committee (YPC) of the Japan America Society of Chicago (JASC) Association of Asian American Yale Alumni (AAAYA) Aikido International Foundation (AIF) Japanese Culture Center (JCC) Japan Exchange and Teaching Programme Alumni Association (JETAA) National Association of Asian American Professionals (NAAAP) Major League Soccer’s Chicago Fire

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