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January 16

 

Healthy lifestyle choices - A New Year a New You

As we start the New Year and consider changes we want to make in 2016, check out some of these healthy behaviors.  Healthy lifestyle choices may help lower your risk of different types of cancer and other health conditions such as heart disease, diabetes and osteoporosis. It is never too late to adopt a healthy lifestyle whether it is with food choices or increasing physical activity, it all helps!
Check out our Recipe Search Tool or learn more about exercise and breast cancer risk.

 

Pink-in-the-Rink

puckJoin the Norfolk Admirals and Komen Tidewater for our 9th Annual Pink in the Rink Game on January 23, 2016. The Norfolk Admirals will face off against the Elmira Jackals as we deck the arena in pink! The ice will once again be dyed pink, and fans are encouraged to pull out their best pink gear for the evening. The puck drops at 7:15pm.

Red level tickets are $15.00 and gold level tickets are $18.00. There are a limited number of gold tickets so get yours early.  A portion of every ticket will be donated to Komen Tidewater.
Date: Saturday, January 23, 2016
Time: 7:15 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
201 East Brambleton Avenue, Norfolk, VA 23510

If you’d like to attend this event you can purchase tickets online.

 

14th Annual Hoops for the Cure

ODU hoops mock.jpgThe ODU Lady Monarchs continues their commitment to make a difference in the fight to end breast with the 14th Annual Hoops for the Cure game. Join us Saturday, February 6th to watch the ODU Lady Monarchs take on Charlotte 49ers! Show your support by wearing Pink in support of breast cancer awareness. The annual game is a partnership with Susan G. Komen Tidewater, with partial proceeds from the contest supporting the local organization’s fight against breast cancer.

Breast cancer survivors, are invited to attend the Survivor Reception from 3:00 – 3:45 p.m. Each survivor is allowed one free ticket, which provides game access and reception in the Blue room.

You will want to make sure you arrive in time to watch or participate in the Breast Cancer Survivor Parade. Players, coaches, supporters and Big Blue line the court to cheer on the women and men who have survived breast cancer and those still in the fight. Watch as The Ted becomes a sea of pink!

Tickets for this event are on sale at the Komen Tidewater Office, 757-490-7794. at 420 North Center Dr., Bldg. 11, Suite 143, Norfolk. The tickets can be purchased from the Komen office for $10 using cash or check, checks made payable to ODU. If you would like to purchase the tickets online please click here and enter the code “PINK”, a portion of each ticket will be donated to Komen.

 


Immunotherapies: A Promising breast cancer treatment

CTCA, treat the personImmunotherapies are a relatively new and promising area of breast cancer treatments that use the body’s own immune system to fight cancer. There are many types of immunotherapies, including the use of vaccines. Learn about how #immunotherapy may help certain #cancer patients. Cancer Treatment Centers of America is hosting their #TreatThePerson Chat on Twitter with Dr. Maurie Markman! January 12 @ 11am

If you  don’t have a Twitter account, click for the direct link to participate:

 

 Dates to Remember

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Join us for this fun night of food, friends, fundraising and prizes!

Date: Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Location: The SGK Tidewater Office, 420 North Center Drive, Building 11, Suite 143, Norfolk, VA 23502
Cost: $10.00 - pay at the door
Register Today!

Runway Bride Uniquely Yours Bridal Showcase

Pearl Taylor, the founder of the Uniquely Yours Bridal Showcase has been a Bridal Coordinator and Event Planner for over 17 years. Combining her passion for brides’ wants and needs, and making their dreams come true while staying on budget, makes her a leader in the bridal world. A portion of the tickets will benfit Komen Tidewater. Click Here for more information.

January 17, 2016
11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Norfolk Scope

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9th Annual Pink-in-the-Rink

Saturday, January 23rd
The Norfolk Admirals vs Elmira Jackals
The puck drops at 7:15pm.

Tickets can be purchased online or from the office
ODU Hoops Hoops for the Cure

Saturday, February 6th, tipoff at 4:00.
ODU Lady Monarchs VS Charlotte
Tickets available at the Komen Office.
Road Rage logo 3rd Annual Road Rage For the Cure - 5K

Saturday, February 20th, Start time 9:30
Click for more information or to register.
cornhole logo Corn Hole for the Cure

Saturday, March 5th at Norfolk Collegiate
Click for more information
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3rd Annual Pink-o de Mayo

Friday, May 6th. 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Westin Town Center Virginia Beach
Tickets on sale soon!

 

Ongoing Partnerships

Kroger logo
Swipe your Kroger Plus Card to benefit the Komen Tidewater Affiliate. Click here to learn more!
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Are you are an avid Amazon customer, 0.5% of your shopping expense can donated in support of Komen Tidewater. All you have to do is shop through this link. Register today!
Komen Car
Donate your used vehicle, van, truck, boat, or recreational vehicle to help support breast cancer awareness. You can donate by calling 1-855-KOMEN-CARS (1-855-566-3622) or you can donate online by clicking here.
BofA
When you open a new eligible Pink Ribbon Banking account*, Bank of America contributes to Susan G. Komen®. This money will help save lives, ensure quality of care for all and energize science and research in the fight to end breast cancer. Click here to learn more.*Check order fees may apply.

pink pottie Atlantic Potties is donating 1 Dollar per Pink Porta Potty rented.  Atlantic Potties services the Hampton Roads area for commercial, residential, and industrial venues. For your next event, have a seat on a Pink Potty!!! 460-6100

Rally for the Cure 96x96
Rally for the Cure® has expanded their well-established golf program to other events. You can now plan a Rally for the Cure® program for sporting events like golf and tennis, dinner events such as wine-tasting or group/club activities such as a bridge or book clubs. Learn how you can become a Rally Ambassador.

Ford Warriors in Pinkn 75x75 Ford Motor Company and its Warriors in Pink campaign kicks off its 20th year of support in the fight against breast cancer by issuing a strong call to action encouraging women to drive more conversations on breast health. Shop warriors in Pink 


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Tidewater Affiliate of Susan G. Komen®
420 North Center Dr. Building 11, Suite 143, Norfolk, VA 23502
Phone: 757-490-7794 · Fax: 757-493-7619 · Email: Office@KomenTidewater.org