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CHI Founders Tom and Lilka Welcome First Grandchild

Welcome Baby Arete’a! October 7 of this year marked a special day for both Lilka and me. And it marked even a more special day for our eldest daughter Lana and her partner James. But it was the most special,

CHI in the News

CHI founders Tom and Lilka Areton were recently featured in the “Just Back From:” section of the San Francisco Chronicle.  Read what they said about their trip to North Korea. You can also view the article here.

CHI Remembers Partner and Friend Daniel Zhang

CHI Co-Founder Tom Areton shares his memories of CHI partner and friend Daniel Zhang, who recently passed away. When Lilka and I one day write the Story of CHI, the chapter on China will be inextricably tied to one man – Daniel

Introducing the Brand New CHI Website!

After many months of development, CHI is pleased to announce the release of our completely redesigned website! CHI’s new website is more user-friendly and provides detailed information about each of our programs.  We hope you will enjoy all of the wonderful new

Remembering the CHI Holiday Season

As January comes to a close we thought it would be fun to take one last look back at the holiday season that was.  From the Main Office in San Anselmo, CA to our staff and participants around the world, the holidays

2010 San Rafael Street Painting Festival

CHI was proud to again participate in the annual Youth in Arts San Rafael Italian Street Painting Festival in 2010, which closes a busy street in downtown San Rafael for an entire weekend of artistic fun.  Despite being hot enough

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