March 2014

March 7, 2014

Unbelievable!  This year is flying by!!!

STAY TUNED FOR THE GRAND OPENING OF IN THE PINK’S THIRD LOCATION IN SARASOTA, FL!!!

FREE YOGA continues to be offered for cancer patients on Wednesday evening at 5:30 pm and Saturday morning at 10am at our Jacksonville Beach location.  Please RSVP each week to sallie@jaxinthepink.net or call 904-372-0029.

DRAGON BOAT PADDLING is offered by In the Pink for people with or without cancer.  We want everyone to participate!  We have several teams…our breast cancer team is called the Mammoglams and our other teams are the Saltwater Slayers.  Our teams have never walked away from a festival without a medal!  We are competitive, yet keep it fun.  A paddler must be 14 years or older.  Our youngest paddler is 16 years old and we have two people who are 74 years old.  Paddling is for everyone, no matter the age, athletic prowess, or experience paddling.  We have three fabulous coaches who are very experienced.  In the Pink sponsors our boats, as well as Cypress Property & Casualty and Beach Marine.  Our teams are also the hosts for the annual Jacksonville Dragon Boat Festival, which is the signature fundraiser for In the Pink.  For more information about our teams, visit www.inthepinkdragonboats.com or call Marty Millard at 904-536-3475.  You can also learn more about our Jacksonville festival by visiting www.jacksonvilledragonboatfestival.com.  Get involved and get bit by the dragon!

March 4th:  Join us for the annual Pink Baseball Game featuring the Ponte Vedra High School Sharks & the Episcopal High School Eagles.  This year the game is at Ponte Vedra HS Baseball Field at 6pm.  This is a great game each year devoted to raising funds for In the Pink.  Activities include a breast cancer survivor ceremony, silent auction, raffles, and much more.

March 10th:  Tacos for Tata’s at Taco Lu Restaurant on Beach Blvd. from 5:30-8PM.  It will begin with a happy hour and DJ. Dinner, drinks, appetizers and dessert are included with purchase of a ticket.  Tacos for Tatas is a FUN celebratory 26.2 with Donna post-marathon charity party created by the genius collaboration of the lu’s – TacoLu and lululemon athletica Jacksonville. We celebrate our community, survivors, supporters, runners, volunteers, the founder and the research team. We do so in “pink-chic” style! We invite you to join us for some margarita sipping while connecting with other inspiring community lovers.  Tickets are $100 – food and drinks included.  Best of all, your entire $100 goes to 26.2 with DONNA to Finish Breast Cancer. It’s a party you don’t want to miss. Only 150 tickets available. Questions? Call Allison Reis at 407-590-0133 or visit www.breastcancermarathon.com .

March 13th:  Join us at In the Pink’s beach location for a Nerium party from 1-4pm.  Stop by and learn about the latest in organic skincare produced right here in the United States.

March 14-16th:  In the Pink Dragon Boat Teams and Pan Am Dragon Boat are hosting a paddling clinic featuring Pat Bradley, world-reknown paddling coach.  To register or find out more about this clinic, visit www.panamdragonboat.com and click on the Spring Clinics.  This is a great chance to learn to paddle or refine your skills for a very reasonable cost of $99.  The clinic will take place at the Holiday Inn Express and Beach Marine.

March 24th:  Join us at 7pm at the Women’s Center on 5644 Colcord Avenue for a presentation by Jeri Millard, Founder of In the Pink, to the Bosom Buddies breast cancer support group.  Jeri will be discussing the sport of dragon boat paddling and its benefits for breast cancer survivors.  For more information, contact Bobbie at 868-7610.  Know of any breast cancer survivors who could use a little exercise?  This is the sport for them!

SAVE THESE DATES:

APRIL 9-13TH:  ONE SPARK IN DOWNTOWN JACKSONVILLE.  In the Pink is a creator this year.  Stop by and visit them in their One Spark location at the Jacksonville Landing near Fionn MacCool’s.

APRIL 19TH:  Visit the 4th Annual Beaches Community Health Fair from 10am-1pm.  South Beach Community Center at 2508 South Beach Pkwy.  This event is sponsored each year by Ocean Park Baptist Church.  Free health screenings and health information that could save your life!  For more information, contact Randy Patton at 904-704-7631 or email:  rpatton3@hotmail.com.

 

 

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