April 2014

Let us apologize for the site being down for a few days.  We have changed servers and needed some time to get everything transferred.  Sorry for the inconvenience!

FREE YOGA FOR CANCER PATIENTS continues to be offered on Wednesday evenings at 5:30pm and Saturday mornings at 10am.  These classes take place at our Jacksonville Beach location.  Our yoga classes are taught by Christina Phipps Foundation instructors who are trained to work with cancer patients.  This is very gentle, restorative yoga with an emphasis on meditation, breathing, and gentle stretching.  There are also chairs available if you prefer to practice the postures and meditation from a chair.  Every cancer patient is welcome to participate.  Please RSVP each week by sending an email to sallie@jaxinthepink.net or calling 372-0029.

LEARN TO PADDLE IN A DRAGON BOAT!  In the Pink hosts several dragon boat teams.  This sport is for everyone, regardless of age of athleticism.  For more information, contact Marty at 536-3475 or email:  millardm@comcast.net.  We have one team for breast cancer survivors only called the Mammoglams.  If interested in this team, please call In the Pink at 372-0029 to discuss coming to a practice.  Our other teams are co-ed competitive teams called the Saltwater Slayers.  We keep our boats behind Billy’s Boathouse Grille at Beach Marine.  Look for the bright pink boat and white boat that have “www.jacksonvilledragonboatfestival.com” on the sides.  Our teams also host the annual Fidelity Investments Jacksonville Dragon Boat Festival, which takes place on September 27, 2014!  To get involved or learn more about the festival, visit www.jacksonvilledragonboatfestival.com.  Sponsorships are available, as well as team registration for the event.  For additional information about sponsorship, contact Charlene Shirk at charlene@charleneshirk.com.

IN THE PINK & THE JACKSONVILLE DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL ARE CREATORS AT ONE SPARK!  One Spark is a crowdfunding festival taking place April 9-13th and encompassing twenty square blocks of downtown Jacksonville.  Venues are where the action happens at One Spark. Throughout the five day festival, over 150,000 anticipated attendees will descend on downtown Jacksonville to witness innovation in action as Creators showcase and demonstrate their Projects.   It all happens within Venues.  Our venue is at the Jacksonville Landing next to Fionn MacCools.  While at One Spark, please vote for In the Pink & the Jacksonville Dragon Boat Festival at a kiosk.  Our Creator Number is 20596, so please vote!  You must be present at One Spark to vote, but contributions can be made without being present.  Follow these instructions to help In the Pink!

1.  Register:  Set up your account at any time online at www.beonespark.com/participate-voter or set up in-person during the festival at a Voting & Information Kiosk (valid photo ID required).

2.  Check In:  From April 9th at 11am EST through April 13th at 3pm EST, check in within the event boundaries to validate your account.  Use your smartphone (One Spark App or Mobile Site) or check in at a Voting & Information Kiosk.

3.  Vote & Contribute:  Increase your favorite Creator Projects’ shares of the $200,000 crowdfund, or contribute to any Project that inspires you.  The top-voted Project in each category will receive an additional $10,000 bonus award and the top-contributed Project overall will receive and additional $10,000.  Your votes and contributions matter!  Our category is Innovation & Community.

April 14th:  Join us at In the Pink (Jacksonville Beach location) forMandala Magic…an Artistic Healing Workshop” from 6-9pm.  Discover the art of mandala making and discover a window to your soul.  The fee for this workshop is $10 for shared materials or $40 if you want to purchase your own materials.  If you want to participate, please RSVP to sallie@jaxinthepink.net.  If you want to purchase your own materials, please do so before the workshop by calling Summer at 466-2801.  The maximum number of attendees is six people, so please RSVP now!

April 19th:  The 4th Annual Beaches Community Health Fair takes place from 10am-1:00pm at the South Beach Community Center located at 2508 South Beach Pkwy.  This event is sponsored by Ocean Park Baptist Church.  FREE health screenings and information are provided.  For more information, contact Randy Patton at 704-7631 or email:  rpatton3@hotmail.com.

April 26th:  Jacksonville Firefighters vs.  Jaguars Softball game at 3pm at Jacksonville University.  This is always a fun game!

April 27th:  Opening of the beaches parade!  Join the fun and line the streets of downtown Jacksonville Beach to watch a variety of floats, clowns, and more!  The kids will love this one!


May 17th:  River City Eco-Fest at Metropolitan Park.

May 31st:  Art Graham is hosting the “Hippies Against Cancer-Make Love, Not Cancer” Event from 6-10pm at 401b  First Street North in Jacksonville Beach (this is the old Ocean Club).  This event is a 70’s themed costume party.  Tickets include band, food and alcohol.  $75 per person with only 200 tickets available.  Every penny of the ticket price will benefit In the Pink!  Tickets will be available soon at In the Pink.  Hope you can make it for a night of fun!

September 27th:  Second Annual Fidelity Investments Jacksonville Dragon Boat Festival at the Landing from 8am-6pm.  Sponsorships are available by contacting charlene@charleneshirk.com.  Get a team together of co-workers, friends, family or neighbors and participate.  It is such a fun event!  This is a fundraiser for In the Pink.  For more information, visit www.jacksonvilledragonboatfestival.com or call 904-372-0029.