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TEAL TEA PARTY – SAT., MAY 4TH | REYNOLDS CANCER SUPPORT HOUSE, FORT SMITH, AR
Lunch & Learn with Janet Floyd and Sisters of Song. For more information email our River Valley chapter at RiverValley@arkansasovariancancer.org
SURVIVOR’S LUNCHEON – WED. MAY 29th 11:30-1:30 | AR GOVERNORS MANSION, LITTLE ROCK, AR
Tickets: Survivors are FREE, each additional guest is $30/tables of 10 can be reserved for $275
Payment in advance is required. You can purchase tickets online through paypal below.
This event will feature lunch, various speakers and a beautiful butterfly release in the garden. Contact Leah Elliott today for more information or in to inquire about being a sponsor: firstname.lastname@example.org or you may contact Lynn Bass at email@example.com. Please indicate if you have any dietary restrictions.
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TEAL NIGHT IN TAHITI – SAT., AUGUST 17TH | FORT SMITH CONVENTION CENTER, FORT SMITH, AR
Dinner/Dance Silent Auction Jewelry drawing; more details to come
For more information email our River Valley chapter at RiverValley@arkansasovariancancer.org
WINGS OF HOPE & REMEMBRANCE – SAT., SEPT. 7th | REYNOLDS CANCER SUPPORT HOUSE GARDENS, FORT SMITH, AR
More details to come soon!
HOPE HIKE – SUN., SEPT. 8th | PINNACLE MTN. STATE PARK
More details to come soon!
5th ANNUAL ARTISTS FOR OVARIES – FRI., SEPT. 20th | WOMEN’S CITY CLUB, LITTLE ROCK, AR
More details coming soon.
Below is details from our 2012 events. We are very thankful for your support and the wonderful volunteers that gave their time to our great cause.
2012 ARTISTS FOR OVARIES
Friday, September 21 | 6:30-9:00 p.m. | Junior League of LR Building (Womens City Club) | 401 Scott Street, Little Rock, AR 72201
The 4th Annual Artists for Ovaries was huge success. Our committee of volunteers did a wonderful job and we appreciate everyone that came out to support our cause. It is exciting to see this event grow to over 325 in attendance. We had a good mix of past supporters and new faces. What a joy to see! A lot of great art and baskets went home with excited supporters. Thank you!!!
A special thank you to the following Sponsors:
Media Sponsors: Arkansas Press Association; AY MagazineTeal Sponsors: Simmons; Family and Friends of Pati Ledbetter; Family and Friends of Teresa Ashley; Patrick Houston; GlazersSurvivor Sponsors: Family and Friends of Carrie Bumgardner; Simply the Best; HarborHope Sponsors: Little Rocky Gynecology and Obstetrics, PLLC; John Robert and Lynn Bass; In Honor of Norma Hitt, a wonderful Mother and Grandmother; A.T. and Miriam GillespieOther Contributions from: Coca-Cola; Flowers & Home; John Michael Vance; Nancy and Ron Kemp; Northside Heating & Cooling
2012 Teal Night in Tahiti
Friday, August 28, 2012 | 6:00-10:00 p.m. | Golden Living, 1000 Fiana Way, Fort Smith, AR
This event marked the first event for the AROVCC River Valley Chapter. It was held at the Golden Living Center with a night filled with dinner, dancing, silent auctions and jewelry drawing. The RV chapter raised over $25,000 dollars at this event to further our mission to educate women in the Fort Smith/River Valley region of Arkansas. Thank you to all of our great supporters! This event was FUN, FUN, FUN!
5th Annual Awareness Rally
Friday, September 7, 2012 | 4:00 p.m. | Rivermarket Pavilion, Little Rock, AR
Rally at the River!! We released over 150 balloons from the banks of the Arkansas River to remember the 150 lives that were lost in 2011 from ovarian cancer. Guests enjoyed teal colored punch, tea and cookies adorned with teal ribbons. Senator Jonathon Dismang read the Governor Beebe’s Proclamation declaring September Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, Senator Linda Chesterfield spoke on the importance of access to healthcare and quality medical facilities to help prevent ovarian cancer. Emma and Arden Elliott, daughter of survivor Leah Elliott, spoke about their experience watching their mom beat ovarian cancer. Dr. Rebecca Stone, a Gynecological Oncologist with UAMS addressed the signs and symptoms of ovarian cancer.
Family and friends were able purchase additional 36″ balloons and attach their own message to release.
A big thank you to CRAIN AUTOMOTIVE for their donation of the balloons and helium and the Ed’s Gourmet Bakery for the wonderful teal ribbon cookies!!
2012 Butterfly Release Fort Smith
Saturday, September 8, 2012 | 12:00 p.m. | Reynolds Cancer Support House, Fort Smith
3324 South “M” Street, Fort Smith, AR
Performance by Sisters in Song | Guest Speaker: Carrie Bumgardner, Executive Director, Arkansas Ovarian Cancer Coalition
The River Valley chapter of AROVCC held a beautiful release of butterflies in memory of the women we have lost to ovarian cancer and in celebration of ladies who are surviving the disease. It was a great event and wonderful to see all of supporters decked out in their teal.