Arizona: Pink Roll Sushi Benefits Breast Cancer Month at RA Sushi

from the press release

TUCSON, Ariz. (Oct. 15, 2010) – In support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, RA Sushi Bar Restaurant at La Encantada is offering a wine and sushi special to benefit the National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc. (NBCF).  From Friday, Oct. 15 to Monday, Nov. 15, RA Sushi will donate 100 percent of the profits from the sale of the ONEHOPE Wine and Pink Roll combination to the foundation.

The NBCF’s mission is to save lives through early cancer detection and to provide mammograms to those in need. ONEHOPE is a California wine company that donates half of its profits to a variety of causes, including the fight against breast cancer.

The ONEHOPE Wine and Pink Roll special will be offered for $15 at RA Sushi locations and includes a glass of ONEHOPE 2009 California Chardonnay and the Pink Roll.  The roll features shrimp, kani kama crab mix and sriracha combined with lettuce, avocado and cucumber wrapped in pink soy paper and served with a pink ribbon of strawberry sauce.

RA Sushi Bar Restaurant locations in Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Nevada, and Texas are participating in the fundraiser. The Tucson RA Sushi is located in the La Encantada shopping center at 2905 E. Skyline Dr., Tucson, Ariz., 85718.

The other Arizona locations are:

Most of the RA locations nationwide are participating. OneHope doesn’t distribute to all of the markets, so every location wasn’t able to participate. RA Sushi Bar Restaurant locations in Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Nevada, and Texas are participating in the fundraiser. The five Phoenix area RA Sushi locations include:

•    Ahwatukee: 4921 E. Ray Road; 480-940-1111
•    Dana Park in Mesa: 1652 S. Val Vista Drive; 480-632-9500
•    Kierland Commons: 7012 E. Greenway Pkwy; 480-951-5888
•    Old Town Scottsdale: 3815 N. Scottsdale Road; 480-990-9256
•    Tempe: 411 S. Mill Ave.; 480-303-9800

“We are honored to partner with the National Breast Cancer Foundation so they can achieve their mission of providing early detection programs for those in need,” said Scott Kilpatrick, co-founder and vice president of RA Sushi.

About RA Sushi
RA Sushi Bar Restaurant, an upbeat, unconventional sushi bar, opened its first location in Scottsdale, Ariz. in October 1997. RA is best known for successfully combining distinctive sushi with a trendy, hip atmosphere. Fresh sushi is served to order along with outstanding Japanese-fusion cuisine in a fun, lively environment. The result is a place that is both unpretentious and fashionable. Lunch is served from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and dinner is served until 11 p.m. daily. The bar is open until midnight. Happy Hour food and beverage specials are offered Monday through Saturday, 3 to 7 p.m.

RA has 25 locations across the country.  Enjoy RA Sushi in Arizona (Ahwatukee, Mesa, North Scottsdale, South Scottsdale, Tempe and Tucson); California (Chino Hills, Corona, Huntington Beach, San Diego, Torrance and Tustin); Florida (Palm Beach Gardens, Pembroke Pines and South Miami); Georgia (Atlanta); Illinois (Chicago, Glenview and Lombard); Kansas (Leawood); Maryland (Baltimore); Nevada (Las Vegas); and Texas (two Houston locations and Plano). Look for RA on Facebook, MySpace and Twitter. For more information visit RA online at www.RAsushi.com.

About the National Breast Cancer Foundation
Recognized as one of the leading breast cancer organizations in the world, NBCF’s mission is to save lives through early detection and to provide mammograms for those in need. NBCF provides Help for Today…Hope For Tomorrow® through its National Mammography Program, Early Detection Plan®, MyNBCF online social community, and breast cancer research programs. For more information, visit www.nbcf.org.

About ONEHOPE
ONEHOPE is a California wine company that donates 50 percent of its profits to partner nonprofits that support six distinct causes. These causes are breast cancer awareness (National Breast Cancer Foundation), AIDS research and services (AIDS/LifeCycle), Autism research and services (ACT Today!), preservation and protection of US forests (American Forest Foundation), support for the families of fallen US soldiers (Snowball Express), and children facing injury and disease (children’s hospitals).

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