Local benefit concert raises almost $25,000 for the Children’s Diagnostic & Treatment Center
Dan Overbey, chair, board of directors, Children’s Diagnostic Treatment Center with the
Ronin Taiko Japanese Drum Troupe’s benefit concert, Icharibe Chodé: We Are Friends for Life, raised $24,500 for the Children’s Diagnostic & Treatment Center (CDTC). The special performance was held on Oct. 10, 2015 in the Amaturo Theater at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts and at-tended by dozens of CDTC supporters and families served by the non-profit.
Through powerful sounds and energetic theatrical movement, Ronin Taiko developed a unique performance style that reflects the group’s great dedication to the traditions of wadaiko (Japanese drumming).
This newly created production took audiences on a cultivating journey by way of theatrical drumming, dance, and martial arts from throughout the Asian Pacific. Ronin Taiko was honored to be accompanied onstage by special guest artists Kyle Abbott, Conrad “Kabuki” Itchener, performers from Polynesian Proud Productions, Joe Keit Kung Fu School, and the Florida Aikikai.
The CDTC is a not-for-profit organization that serves more than 11,000 children with special healthcare needs in Broward County annually. As a facility of Broward Health, CDTC’s mission is to promote the optimal health and well-being of children with special healthcare needs by providing comprehensive prevention, intervention and treatment services within a medical home environment. CDTC is a nationally recognized center of excellence offering a unique system of care for infants, children and youth with chronic illnesses, disabilities and developmental delays.
For more information call (954) 728-8080 or visit ChildrensDiagnostic.org.