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Saint Patrick's Day Parade

On Saturday March 14th, get ready to join us in the 48th annual Saint Patrick’s Day parade! SGK Tidewater will create a pink-themed float for the parade, which starts at 10:00am, and meanders for a mile and a half through the streets of pink ribbon shamrockNorfolk. If you want to join us, and we hope that you will, the parade begins at Northside Middle School on the corner of Westmont Ave and Granby Street. On-street parking is available nearby on most of the adjacent blocks along the parade route, and there is also off-street street parking at the Sarah Constant Beach Park, Ocean View Beach Park, and Ocean View Elementary. Following the parade, there will be an after party featuring live bands, food, and refreshments, presented by the Columbian Club of Ocean View at the Knights of Columbus Lot.  To volunteer to help build the float please contact Erin Kesler or arrive ready to work at 8:00am, at Northside Middle school. See you there!

Bunco

bunco, wine glassThe March BUNCO theme is wine and cheese. What better reason do you need to spend an evening with friends? Join the Tidewater staff and friends in a night of Bunco. Never played Bunco? No problem.  It is a social dice game involving 100% luck and no skill, there are no decisions to be made, just scoring and a simple set of rules. The object ofwine and cheese the game is to accumulate points and to roll certain combinations. The winners get prizes!

Date: March 18, 2015
Time: 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Location: The SGK Tidewater Office
Cost: $10.00 - pay at the door
RSVP: Erin Kesler 490-7794 ext. 106 or register online


Cancer: The Emperor of all Maladies

On Monday, March 23 WHRO presents a free preview screening of Cancer: Emperor of all Maladies.  This film examines cancer with a cellular biologist’s precision, a historian’s perspective and a biographer’s passion. The series artfully weaves three different films in one: a riveting historical documentary; an engrossing and intimate film; and a scientific and investigative report. The evening will also include stories of local individuals living with and surviving cancer as well as information on community resources.  A panel discussion, including a member of the Komen Tidewater Staff, will end the evening with engaging audience participation. Must register for FREE Tickets.

WHEN: Monday March 23, 2015
6:00 Registration and light snacks
6:30 Screening
7:15 Panel discussion and audience Q&A.

WHERE: The Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center | 1401 Ballentine Boulevard, Norfolk, VA 23504


greater 24

Launch - The Entertainment

A Greater24 Event


On stage, live entertainment,
Coastal Virginia comics and giving back.

Greater 24 presents: Launch – The Entertainment! It will be held on Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at 7:00 pm at the Virginia Beach Funny Bone in Town Center, and you’re invited! Get ready to laugh until you cry; be entertained by Coastal Virginia Comics; enjoy live music performances; and support breast cancer awareness—all at the same time. Take part in the public premier of Greater24 Magazine, and be on the front line for the launch of ASPIRE | Purpose In Performance, A talent search series. ASPIRE is the latest development by Greater24, now catching attention for its focus on helping up-and-coming performers gain major awareness for their abilities while showing the impact of their talent when used for a positive purpose. At Launch – The Entertainment, you’ll also have a chance to win a drawing for the Greater24 celebrity gift baskets.  ASPIRE | Purpose In Performance, a talent search series by Greater24 sponsored by Funny Bones and Benefiting Susan G. Komen Tidewater  will begin this summer, mark your calendar for 6/3, 9/9 and the finale on 12/2.  Come out to support local talent and Komen Tidewater.  Tickets for Launch – The Entertainment are available now.


Bowl for the Cure
9-Pin No-tap Tournament

The 2015 Virginia Peninsula USBC Bowling Association Bowl for the Cure 9-Pin No-Tap Tournament was held Saturday, February 21 at AMF York Lanes.  The event had two primary goals; to have fun and to raise money for a great cause. Bowlers were given the option, pay a $20 entry fee or raise $50 or more in donations. The tournament was a huge success, with 91 bowlers participating and a current donation totaling of over $1300.00, donations and league contributions are still coming. Special thanks to Charlene Osborne and Donna Haynes for making this event so successful. bowl for the cure
Interested in hosting your own Bowl for the Cure? We're with you 100% of the way!  To get started planning your very own Bowl for the Cure® event, begin with this guide to organizing an event - Inspiration and Guidance for Event Organizers. This guide will walk you through the event process from start to finish. There are even event ideas and success stories to get your creative mind inspired! As mentioned in the guide, when you have a time, date and place for your upcoming event, make sure to register your event online,  and contact Komen Tidewater for support and let the fun begin.
yorktown bowling for the cure

menopause the musicalTitle, Menopause the Musical

I’m having a hot flash
A topical hot flash
My personal summer in really a bummer
I’m having a hot flash

GFour Production is honored to partner with Susan. G Komen, and we are lucky to be in one of the regions where this hilarious, Tony Award winning production is stopping.  Join us Friday, April 24th for Komen night at the Ferguson Center for the Arts.  During the month of March you can purchase tickets from the Komen office at a $5 per ticket discount, and for each ticket sold GFour will also make a donation to our local affiliate.  Tickets are $42.00, $37.00, $32.00 or $22.00 each.  There is not a bad seat in the house.  After the show survivor and their guests will be invited to stay for a Meet & Greet with the cast after the Performance.  If you cannot make it on Friday, Use the code PINK and you can save on tickets of the Saturday performances as well, however there will not be a donation made to the affiliate.  Contact the office to purchase tickets, so far we have a group of over 40 people planning to attend.  Add your name to the list and join us for this fun night.


Pink-o de Mayo

pink-o de MAyo ticketJoin us for our 2nd annual Pink-o de Mayo celebration! This
memorable evening will host a live band, an enticing array of hors d’oeuvres and drinks, including our signature Pink-a-rita, and both silent and live auctions to raise money for our cause. The festivities will begin at 6pm on Friday, May 1, 2015, at The Westin in Virginia Beach Town Center, and the fun-filled events will last into the night until 9pm. We look forward to seeing how you accessorize your business and cocktail attire with accents of pink- maybe a pink mustache, sombrero or maracas? A photographer from Distinction magazine will also be at the event to commemorate the celebrations. This is a night you don’t want to miss! Click, for ticket and sponsor information.



Save the Dates

Wacaol Bra Fitting
Greenbreir Mall Dillards
Wednesday, March 4th
10am - close

Wacaol Bra Fitting
MacArthur Mall Dillards
Thursday, March 5th
10am - close

Wacaol Bra Fitting
Patrick Henry Mall Dillards
Friday, March 6th
10am - close

Wacaol Bra Fitting
Lynnhaven Mall Dillards
Friday, March 6th
10am - close

Komen 101
Komen Office
Saturday, March 7th
10am - 11am

St. Patrick's Day Parade
Ocean View, Norfolk
Saturday, March 14
Interested in helping to design and build the float, please contact Erin Kesler at 490-7794 ext 106.

Road Rage Events
2nd Annual For the Cure
Mount Trashmore
Sunday, March 15
9am
You are invited to join the Komen office team, TKO.

Bunco
Komen Office
Wednesday, March 18

Cancer: The Emperor of all Maladies
Kroc Community Center
Monday, March 23
The evening includes stories of local individuals living with and surviving cancer as well as information on community resources and opportunities, and discussion to engage the audience. Must register for FREE Tickets.

Windsor HS Alumni Basketball Tournament
Windsor, VA
Saturday, March 28th
5:30pm

Spartyka - 4th Annual MMA
TKO for the Ta-Ta's
Ted Constant Center, ODU
Friday, April 11th
7pm
Tickets from $35

Spartyka - 2nd Annual Race for the Ta-Ta's
Virginia Beach Oceanfront
Saturday, April, 12th
Watch for registration information.  

ASPIRE - Purpose in Performance
Funny Bones - Town Center
Tuesday, April 14th
6pm - 8pm
Tickets $20.00
A Talent search series by Greater 24, benefiting Komen Tidewater
Watch for more information.

Menpause the Musical - Ferguson Center for the Arts, Newport News.
Friday, April 24th
Join us for this fun evening, tickets available at $5 discount in the office.

Tribe for the Cure
College of William & Mary's Raymond A. Mason School of Business presents the 4th annual Tribefest for the Cure
Sunday, April 26th

Joan Lunden
Spring Into Health
In Partnership with JFS
Norfolk Academy
Sunday, April 26
Joan Lunden to share her cancer experience, she advocates for patients like herself - while drawing strenght from their support. Contact JFS for more information.

Pink-o de Mayo
The Westin, VB Town Center
Saturday, May 1st

Shop, Dine and Donate
Peninsula Town Center
Saturday, May 9th
12pm-6pm
Make sure to present your receipts at Mary's Park and Peninsula Town Center will donate $10 on your behalf!

Volunteer Picnic
Bayville Farm
Sunday, May 17th
2pm

Young Survivor Coalition Symposium
Washington D.C.
Saturday, June 6
Sponsored by Komen
This one-day symposium focuses on the individual pursuit of resilience and survivorship for the young women affected by and diagnosed with breast cancer.

MAPA
Powerboating for the Cure
July 10th-11th, 2015

Bat for the Cure
Norfolk Tide's, Harbor Park
July, 2015

Race for the Cure
Virginia Beach Oceanfront
October, 10, 2015



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