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July 2013 Issue

Upcoming Events

Saturday, Aug. 24

Rally for Cancer Care
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Frontenac Tennis Club
10455 German Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63131

A day of rally tennis tournaments in support of the Patient Care Fund at Siteman which helps cover medical costs for those patients truly in need of financial aid. Adult rally tournament is in the morning, and the kids' tournament will follow in the afternoon! Option for competitive or "fun" play. For more information please contact Mira Vilza at 747-3633.

Friday, Sept. 6

Wine for a Cure
Clayton on the Park Apartments
8025 Bonhomme Avenue
Clayton, Missouri 63105

This is the Third Annual Wine for a Cure event. Included will be a wine sampling, beer and wine will be provided with the ticket cost, as well as passed appetizers, silent auction, and a raffle for one large item. In addition a wine sampling, refreshments appetizers, silent auction and a raffle for one large item will be provided with the ticket cost. Casual dress. Registration is not required, however if you would like to pre-register, it will be $40. At the door, it will be $45. Email Sarah Wells at sarahwells@friendsofmegan.org for more information!

Sept. 21

Shopportunity
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Fifteen percent of your purchases at participating boutiques will benefit the Siteman Cancer Center. "Shopping, Fabulous Door Prizes, and FUN for a great cause." Details on which shops are participating will be forthcoming. Find out more at http://www.cureiositystl.org/event_shopportunity.php  

Sept. 22

Families ROC 5K
Soldiers Memorial,
1315 Chestnut St,
St. Louis, MO 63103

This race is dedicated to raising awareness and support for Ovarian Cancer research. The morning begins with registration and presentation of donation to Siteman Cancer Center, followed by a Survivor Ceremony and the race itself! The race will wrap up with an awards ceremony and a raffle drawing! Set new fitness goals and join in the fight against ovarian cancer! Visit http://familiesroc.com/ for more information.

Sept. 27

Light the Night Walk 
Upper Muny Parking Lot in Forest Park

One mile fun walk or three mile walk through Forest Park with an illuminated lantern to carry during the walk. The event is a family event with music, food, blowup jump toys, games etc. The registration fee of $25 will include an illuminated lantern, food and festivities. Walkers can earn additional rewards, including Light the Night T-shirts and sweatshirts. Plus, walkers raising $300, $500, $1,000 etc. will receive other exciting gifts. You may register via: www.lightthenight.org 1) register to walk 2) join a team 3) Siteman Cancer Center 4 ) Join

Sept. 27

Dig for Pink Volleyball Games
Washington University in St. Louis
Athletic Center, corner of Big Bend and Forsyth

The Washington University Women's Volleyball team will be digging for pink in a series of games. This event to raise awareness and support for breast cancer research revolves around a set of three volleyball games. Raffle, concessions, and bracelets will be available all night long.

Sept. 27

Celebrate Style
Contemporary Art Museum
3750 Washington Blvd
St. Louis, MO 63108

At the 2nd annual CELEBRATE STYLE, local designers and retailers will transform St. Louis survivors into fashion icons to benefit the Young Women's Breast Cancer Program and the Discovery Fund at Siteman Cancer Center. Tickets available online at http://www.celebrate-events.org/style/  

Sept. 28

Young Women's Breast Cancer Program
Sheraton Clayton Plaza Hotel
7730 Bonhomme Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63105

Join the Young Women's Breast Cancer Program for our annual symposium, "Defining Your Survivorship - Taking Care of the Whole You: Mind, Body and Spirit." Attendance is free but registration required. Register to Kim Selig at 314-747-7156 or seligk@wudosis.wustl.edu  

Oct. 5

Sista Strut
Missouri History Museum in Forest Park
5700 Lindell Blvd
St Louis, MO 63112

Strut your stuff in this rally and walk to raise awareness of breast cancer in young women of color. The morning begins with a dance and rally, building up the spirit of the day before the 3K walk through Forest Park which begins at 10am. Join us at the 4th annual Sista Strut! Visit http://www.kmjm.com/pages/sistastrut.html for more information.

Oct. 13

Celebrate Spot
Upper Muny Parking Lot in Forest Park

The 6th annual Celebrate Spot event is a chance to participate in a 1 mile or 5K walk through the beautiful Forest Park. Come with or without your canine friend to support the fight against cancer, as proceeds benefit the Young Women's Breast Cancer Program and Director's Discovery Fund at Siteman Cancer Center. There will also be contests and pampering opportunities for the dogs! The first American Fido will be chosen. Bring your talented Canine.

More information available at http://www.celebrate-events.org/spot/index.php