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"Has Your Life Been Affected by Cancer?" - Ambassador Nancy Goodman Brinker

Ambassador Nancy Goodman Brinker, founder of the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, shares her story of why she's helping lead the battle against breast cancer. Come listen to her experiences as she presents the keynote address at the Oncology Nusing Society 29th Annual Congress.

April 29, Thursday: 9 am, Anaheim Convention Center, Hall C (Sign in at the Guest Registration, Hall C)

Fit for the Cure

All Fit for the Cure bra-fitting events are held in the lingerie section at major department stores. One dollar will be donated to the Komen Foundation for each bra-fitting done that day and for each Awareness Bra sold that day. Call 714-957-9157 ext. 30 to volunteer.

May 7, Friday: 11 am – 5 p.m., Macy’s at Mission Viejo

May - Mammogram-a-thon

Throughout May, the Komen Orange County Affiliate and the YWCA ENCOREplus team up to conduct a mammogram-a-thon. Mobile screening units travel throughout Orange County to give free breast health information and screening mammograms to women who are underinsured or uninsured. To set an appointment or to see if you qualify for these services, call the YWCA at (714) 871-4488.

Speakers Bureau Training

May 18, 2004, Tuesday from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Click here to download a flyer.

Reds Whites & Greens Charity Golf Classic

June 10, 2004
Be a part of the fun and help us reach this year's fundraising goal of $50,000 for the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation! Great course, fine wine and good fun. For more information, sponsorship details, or to register online, visit www.redswhitesgreens.com or call 949-439-0649. Hope to see you there!

BMW Ultimate Drive

2004 Dates: June 29, June 30, July 1, July 6
By test driving a BMW during the BMW Ultimate Drive, you can make a difference in the fight against breast cancer! Participating BMW dealers will donate $1 to the Orange County Komen Foundation for every mile test driven.

Angels Night for Race for the Cure

Join us on Friday, August 13, at the Anaheim Angels vs. Detroit Tigers. A portion of ticket proceeds benefits the Komen Foundation. Click here to download a flyer and ticket order form.

Lee National Denim Day

On Friday, October 8, 2004, Lee® Jeans will proudly sponsor Lee National Denim Day, the world's largest single-day fundraiser for breast cancer. Each year Lee Jeans invites companies and organizations nationwide to participate by allowing employees and members to wear denim in exchange for a $5 donation to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. Click here for more information.

October - Breast Cancer 3-Day Walk

The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation and the National Philanthropic Trust (NPT) announced a collaboration to initiate the Breast Cancer 3-Day, a series of walks that will raise millions for the fight against breast cancer. The first three events will take place in California later this year: San Diego - October 1-3, Los Angeles - October 8-10, and San Francisco - October 15-17. NPT, an independent non-profit, will manage the events and will direct up to 15% of the net proceeds to establish the NPT Breast Cancer Fund. As a primary beneficiary, the Komen Foundation will receive 85% of the net proceeds to support national breast cancer research, education, screening and treatment programs. For more info, visit www.breastcancer3day.org or call 800.825.1000


If you have questions regarding any of the above mentioned events please feel free to contact us at (714) 957-9157 or e-mail us at komen@ockomen.com for more information.

Speaker's Bureau

In an effort to increase awareness of the importance of early detection, the Komen Foundation has trained volunteers available to speak to your organization free of charge. If your organization would like to take advantage of this valuable resource, click on words Speaker's Bureau above to download more information.

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