Memphis fundraiser planned for storm victims

The Filipino-American Association of Memphis is planning a fundraiser for victims super typhoon Haiyan, featuring entertainment by Jason D. Williams, Saturday, Dec. 7, at the Memphis Hilton.

Tickets are $65 each. Reservations can be made by calling Rolando Gersava at 901-233-3858, Harry Guinocor at 901-409-0774 or Lilibeth Carlota at 901-828-4795. Dinner will begin at 6 p.m., entertainment at 8.

Haiyan swept ashore in the Philippines on Nov. 8, killing at least 5,500 people and leaving more than 1,700 missing as it displaced as many as four million. Damage to crops and the island nation’s infrastructure has been estimated at $563 million.

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