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Rojo Mexican Bistro will host a relief benefit “Detroit Supports Japan” on Tuesday March 29, 2011 from 6:00- 9:00 p.m. , at its Novi location.  Erin Nicole of WXYZ  & local Elite model Tommy Cupples will host the benefit in which proceeds will go to the organization Global Giving through its Japan Relief Fund.


On March 11, 2011 the North coast of Japan experienced a 9.0 megathrust earthquake, one of the largest ever recorded, shortly after a large scale tsunami ensued and created massive destruction and the loss of many lives. “In the wake of the devastation I felt compelled to do something to help the people of Japan, as coincidence would have it a friend of mine local model Tommy Cupples shared the same sentiment he wanted to do something so I jumped on the bandwagon to bring to life  “Detroit Supports Japan”.


Rojo Mexican Bistro will donate the proceeds from the event to the charitable organization Global Giving ( Other sponsors include: Valiant Public Relations & Events, HDC Management, The Diamond Vault of Troy, EXA, & Ambassador Magazine. There will be a silent auction to raise additional funds, as well as EXA will be selling “Detroiters for Japan” t-shirts to support the Japan Relief Fund with Global Giving. More information can be found on Facebook at


“This is a great opportunity for Metro-Detroiters to come together and party for a cause” says Tommy Cupples, event host “Japan needs the international community’s help and Detroit wants to be part of that push.”


If you have any press inquiries please contact Royda Urey, or 248.773.9989.

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