Global Village, a nonprofit, fair-trade retail store in downtown Billings is having a fundraising event Saturday, May 17, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Valley Federal Credit Union, 207 N. Broadway.

Patrons will enjoy an Asian evening of ethnic foods, spirits and silent auction. Tickets for the evening are $30. Call Global Village at 259-3024 for tickets or more information. This event will help Global Village build communities worldwide.

The Global Village is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the support of low income world artisans and farmers through the operation of a Fair Trade retail store and educational activities that promote the values of Fair Trade, tolerance and cultural appreciation.

Jaci Webb covers entertainment for The Billings Gazette.

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