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May

See you tomorrow night at the Komen Tidewater

 3rd Annual Pink-o de Mayo Fundraising Gala!

2016 Pink-O 

Pink-o de Mayo is a night of merriment and musiccocktails 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 silent and live auctions, 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 DJ Mangu from Selecta AM 1050 WVXX.

Click here for information and to purchase tickets.


Volunteer Hero2Volunteer Appreciation Night at Dave & Busters

Wednesday, May 18th at Dave & Busters!

Hello, to all volunteers and supporters!! Join us for this year’s Volunteer Appreciation at Dave & Busters on May 18th from 6:00pm – 9:00pm. We have a lot of exciting things in store for this year’s event. We know without you there is, no us. Please RSVP so we can plan accordingly. If you have questions or concerns, please contact Shawn Martin at (757) 490-7794, ext. 106

"Volunteers do not necessarily have the time; they just have the heart.” ~Elizabeth Andrew."


MotherDaughter.jpgRace for the Cure 
is 
October 15th, 2016

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!


African American Young WomanWhy Are Some Women Dying of Breast Cancer

at Higher Rates?

African American women are less likely to be diagnosed with breast cancer, but up to 40 percent more likely to die from it than Caucasian women. There are many reasons for these disparities in outcomes for women of color. Some are genetic; some socio-economic; some cultural. Most involve access to quality medical care and education about resources available to these groups.

There are many reasons for disparities in breast cancer screening in the U.S. - Click here for more information. 


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

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.

 

A Simple, Automatic Way to Support Komen Tidewater.

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AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know.  Same products, same prices, same service.

Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible purchases to Komen Tidewater at NO COST to you. Start Now!

 1. Visit smile.amazon.com, Login with your Amazon username and password.

2. Choose “Komen Tidewater” from under the search menu. Look for the word Supporting.

3. In the future login into Amazon at smile.amazon.com

 

 Dates to Remember 

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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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Bunco 

Date: Wednesday, May 25, 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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Susan G. Komen Tennis Palooza

Great Bridge Swim & Racquet Club

June 11, 2016

More information to come!

bat for the Cure

Bat for the Cure

July 9, 2016

Watch for more information.

Race Participant - individual

RACE FOR THE CURE
OCTOBER 15, 2016

Registration open - Register Today
Discount code EB2016
Neptune Park
Virginia Beach Oceanfront
                              Locally presented by: Kroger logo


Ongoing Partnerships

Kroger logo
Swipe your Kroger Plus Card to benefit the Komen Tidewater Affiliate. Click here to learn more!
amazon smiles
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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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