November: Lung Cancer & Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month!

HAVE YOU TRIED DRAGON BOATING YET?  In the Pink would love to get you involved!  We have teams for everyone…and always adding more teams!  We have co-ed teams, breast cancer survivor teams, and competitive teams!  For more information, visit www.inthepinkdragonboats.com or email:  millardm@comcast.net.  We hosted Jacksonville’s inaugural dragon boat festival on September 21, 2013 at the Landing.  It was a huge success!  Next year’s event will be September 20, 2014!  Come be a part of this fabulous sport…get bit by the dragon!

Want to turn your on-line shopping into something beneficial to your community?  Register at www.igive.com and a portion of the sales from over 1,000 stores will go to help In the Pink.  It’s completely free!  Giving made easy…gotta love it!  Now is the moment for maximum help for In the Pink.  That’s why iGive is giving In the Pink an extra $5 for every new member that tries the iGive Button, even if they don’t end up shopping. Here’s the special link you must use: http://iGive.com/welcome/warmwelcome.cfm?c=60299&m=813742   THANKS IN ADVANCE!

FREE YOGA FOR CANCER PATIENTS CONTINUES…PLEASE NOTE THE CHANGE OF TIME!!!  These classes will be offered on Wednesday evenings at 5:30 pm and Saturday mornings at 10 am.  Please RSVP weekly to sallie@jaxinthepink.net to confirm your attendance.  This is a courtesy to our fabulous instructors, who give of their time for free.  If our two locations are not convenient for you, FREE YOGA for cancer patients is offered throughout Jacksonville and the surrounding areas by the Christina Phipps Foundation.  To find a location near you, visit www.christinaphippsfoundation.org.

FREE REIKI for all cancer patients will be offered again in December, so stay tuned for the date.  Two wonderful REIKI practitioners have offered their services for 8 patients.  You will be seen by appointment for free, 30-minute sessions between the hours of 5:30-7:30pm.  Please RSVP to sallie@jaxinthepink.net for your spot or call 372-0029 to book your session!  For those who are unfamiliar, REIKI is a hands on, Japanese technique for relaxation that promotes healing and overall well being.

In the Pink now offers Radiant Impressions custom breast prosthesis.  If you are interested in finding out more about a custom breast prosthesis, please email jeri@jaxinthepink.net or call 372-0029.  We are so proud to be able to offer this service to our customers.  Most insurances will pay for this, with the exception of Medicare.  If you are a Medicare patient and really need this service, we will work out a payment plan to make this happen for you.

November 16th:  Chili Cook-Off at Jerry’s Grille from Noon-4pm.  This benefit for In the Pink raised in excess of $8000!  Thank you to Mike Harvey, Jerry’s Grille, the Moves Brothers, Senator Aaron Bean & the committee for such a wonderful event!  A great time was had by all who attended!

November 23rd:  Join us at Nipper’s Beach Grille (Beach Blvd) from 11am-5:30 for a benefit called The Alicia Project…the living life music festival.  Go to https://www.facebook.com/#!/events/543879179034235/ Alicia Bertine has been battling pancreatic cancer for more than five years and needs funds to stay in New York for a new treatment to continue her battle.  $30/ticket includes a Full BBQ Meal including Dessert, a Nipper’s Signature Bad Habit Drink, and  a multiple band music festival out on the Nipper’s dock!  Be sure to get there early!  Buy your tickets TODAY: https://www.eventbrite.com/event/9215916053

November 27th:  YOGA WILL NOT TAKE PLACE TO ALLOW EVERYONE TO TRAVEL TO THEIR THANKSGIVING DESTINATIONS!

NOVEMBER 28-29TH:  BOTH IN THE PINK LOCATIONS WILL BE CLOSED FOR THANKSGIVING.