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April 16Volunteer Appreciation Month!


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October 15th, 2016

Race for the Cure
is off to a good start!

Register before the early bird catches the worm.  Use the code EB2016 to receive a registration discount.

 

There is a hero is all of us!
Be a Tidewater Hero
register today!

 

 

2016 Pink-O

YOU Could Win a Diamond! 

 Please Join Us for the
3rd Annual Pink-o de Mayo Fundraising Gala!

 Pink-o de Mayo is a night of merriment and music, cocktails and canapés, fun and philanthropy. All proceeds from this fabulous evening will benefit Komen Tidewater as we work to enable women in our service area to detect and survive breast cancer.

Throughout the evening guests will enjoy drinks, hors d’oeuvres, a chance to win a diamond at the Sip, Sparkle and Shine Bar–where each glass purchased gives you the chance to win a diamond or other gemstones as well as a silent auction, filled with wonderful, enticing items that will open up hearts and wallets making this evening a night of memories.

Dance to Latin rhythms, and enjoy the performance of Melinda and Scott Mielock from Just Dance On studios. If you are unsure of the steps or have never tried the Salsa they will help you learn the basics.

The music will be provided by Mangu Power’s from Selecta AM 1050 WVXX.

Click here for information and to purchase tickets.


Volunteer Spotlight, Sheryl Sugg

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Sheryl has been a volunteer with the Susan G. Komen Tidewater Affiliate for over 6 years!  She lost her mother to breast cancer in 1995, so the subject is near and dear to her heart.  Sheryl is a steady volunteer who works in the office every Tuesday and Thursday from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. We depend on Sheryl’s dedication and participation with the daily operations, and we also value Sheryl’s opinions on many topics concerning the affiliate and her beloved University of Florida Gators!  She is a trusting and patient listener and is devoted Komen mission to end breast cancer forever.  

Did you know? Sheryl is a very talented quilter, and she is always amazing us with her new projects! She made the quilt to the left for Pink-o de Mayo 2015! You can meet her at Pink-o de Mayo 2016!

Thank you, Sheryl! 

Click here to watch a video about Sheryl. and learn more about what motivates her to volunteer for Komen Tidewater.


Spotlight on Science: Genetics and Side Effects--
Dr. Bryan Schneider 

Dr. Bryan Schneider Quote.jpgOne of the most promising new trends in cancer science is the search for personalized medicines – finding treatments that are right for individual patients and identifying those that might not work based on a patient’s genetic makeup and medical history.  In 2009, Komen provided $6 million in research funding to an Indiana University team looking for genetic markers that could predict which patients would respond to a new experimental drug. Soon, the research from this Komen Promise Grant opened promising new doors about genetics and treatment side effects. 

The team was led by Indiana University’s Bryan Schneider, M.D. (one of our Komen Scholars) and David Flockhart, M.D., Ph.D., along with patient advocate Mary Lou Smith, Esq., co-founder of Research Advocacy Network. We spoke to Dr. Schneider about this grant to learn more. Click here for more information. 


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A-Perkins-150x150.jpgDo you Zumba? Show us what ya got and come be part of the most energetic festive of all! The 4th annual LOVE Fest!  Join over 100 of 757’s best Instructors, highlighting Zumba Fitness and Mixxedfit! Partial proceeds will benefit Komen Tidewater. 

Click here to find out more about this exciting event! 

Date: Sunday, April 17, 2016

Time: Doors open at 1:00pm, Event 2:00pm – 6:00pm
 

Location: Hampton Roads Convention Center: 1610 Coliseum Drive, Hampton, VA 23666
Tickets: $10 in advance and $15 at the door. 

Tickets available in the Komen Tidewater office with check or cash.

420 North Center Dr., Norfolk, VA 23502.


Komen 101 -  Volunteer Orientation/ Opportunities

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On May 12, learn the basics about Komen Tidewater and volunteer opportunities. Komen 101 training will include an introduction to Susan G. Komen and the Tidewater Affiliate, how volunteers contribute to our success, and a Breast Cancer 101 overview. Volunteer opportunities include: Support in providing a Komen presence at health fairs and community events, participating as a speaker on Komen’s behalf at a variety of events, supporting the staff on projects in our office, committee positions, and much more! Click here to register or to get more information.

Volunteer Opportunities in May

Thursday, May 5th 2016 – Health Fair 10a-1p

Friday, May 6th 2016  – Pink-o de Mayo Fundraising Gala 

Saturday, May 21th, 2016  – Health Fair  10a-2p

If you can help or would like more information, click here.

 


Kroger Community Rewards makes fundraising easy..

All you do is shop at Kroger and swipe your Plus Card!

KrogerPlus.jpgDo you have a Kroger card?  Did you know that by enrolling in the Kroger Community Rewards program Kroger donates money to Komen Tidewater each time you shop? To register click here and enter the NPO number 87709 to add Komen Tidewater on your Kroger Plus card.

Kroger is committed to helping our communities grow and prosper. Year after year, local schools, churches and other nonprofit organizations will earn millions of dollars through Kroger Community Rewards®.

We are delighted to have Kroger as the
Presenting Local Sponsor
Race for the Cure 2016, 15th October!

 

 

 Dates to Remember
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MyTime Women's Show

The quintessential “girl’s day out!”
Saturday, April 16, 10:00am – 4:30pm
Hampton Roads Convention Center.
Advanced tickets $5 at The Mole Hole, $8 at the door

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4th Annual LOVE Fest

Sunday, April 17th

Doors open at 1pm
LOVE Fest 2pm-6pm
The largest dance fitness event on record in Hampton Roads!
Click for more information or to register! Tickets available at the Komen Tidewater Office.

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Bunco

 Date: Wednesday, April 20, 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!

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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 now! Click here to purchase tickets

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Bat for the Cure

July 9, 2016

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RACE FOR THE CURE
OCTOBER 15, 2016

Registration open - Register Today
Discount code EB2016
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Virginia Beach Oceanfront
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Ongoing Partnerships

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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

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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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