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“There is no passion to be found playing small – in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.” – Nelson Mandella

Press On Fund would like to keep you up to date with the latest events coming up in support of Press On Fund. Please continue to check back to our EVENT section periodically to get specific details on events that you may like participate in.

 

Augusta Event: Turkey Day 5k at Hammond’s Ferry
Event Date: 
Thursday, November 28, 2013 @ 8:30 am
Address:  Boeckh Park, Hammonds Ferry / 506 Front Street, North Augusta, SC 29841
Click Here to Register:  http://bit.ly/1c20MVZ
 

 

Atlanta Event: The Dogwood Invitational – Pars for Patrick & Birdies for Brennan
Event Dates: 
June 24 – June 29, 2013
To make a donation: Visit Here

 

 

Event Details: 

he Dogwood Invitational at Druid Hills Golf Club in Atlanta, Georgia, held June 24th – 29th, launches its next step in charitable giving with “Pars for Patrick & Birdies for Brennan” in support of the Press On to Cure Childhood Cancer Fund.

The “Pars for Patrick & Birdies for Brennan” campaign asks you to donate based on the number of pars and birdies as a single donation amount. Learn More

Augusta Event:An Evening Of Irish Traditional Music
Event Dates:
Thursday, April 25, 2013 – 7:30 pm
Location: The Enterprise Mill Event Center
For More Information: 706-267-5416

 

Event Details: Please join us for an evening of Irish traditional music benefiting Press On featuring: Liz Knowles (fiddle), Kieran O’Hare (uilleann pipes, tin whistle, flute) and Pat Broaders (bouzouki and vocals).  Tickets $15.00 in advance, $20 at the door. Ticket outlets: Fat Man’s Mill Cafe (706-733-1740) and The Bean Baskette Coffee House (706-447-2006). See flyer

Event: Shoot to Cure – 2 Gun Teams for 75 Target Event
Registration: www.shoottocure.org
Event Dates:
Sunday, April 2013 Sign-In 2:00 pm
Location: Burge Plantation -Mansfield, GA

 

Event Details: A friendly shooting and evening supper event where good friends and family can come together and enjoy a day in the country while raising awareness and funds for PressOn, a named fund at CURE Childhood Cancer.  Ages 14 & Up Register on www.shoottocure.org

Thank You to Our Event SponsorsGold Sponsors: Wells Fargo Advisors  //  The Mary Alice and Bennett Brown Foundation  // The Cross Foundation  Silver Sponsors: KCB Management // Charles and Chase Bowen // Nick and Corey Smith // Goose Creek Farm // The Comer Family // Charlotte Dixon & David Dolphin // Cooke and Company Builders // Babaz Group at Morgan Stanley In Kind Sponsors: Holland and Holland  //   Mr. Brad James  //  Bonnie Beauchamp Cooke  //  Robbie Payne

Event: Stella & Dot On-Line Charity Trunk Show
Shop Now: Stella&Dot – Host Erin Chance
Event Dates:
November 9th – December 12th

Event Details: You are invited to Stella & Dot On-Line Charity Trunk Show. 50% of all proceeds benefit Press On to CURE Childhood Cancer. They guarantee delivery by Christmas if you purchase before December 13th. … read more

Event: 5th Annual Press On for the Holidays
Order Now: EasyToGrowBulbs.com
Event Details:
Give a gift that will create instant holiday decor for the entire season!  We would like to thank EasyToGrowBulbs.com for supporting Press On’s 5th Annual Press on for the Holidays by offering their magnificent gifted pots of paperwhites and amaryllis.  Their huge bulbs and beautiful blooms have become a holiday “must have” for anyone who has bought or received one as a gift in previous years.  Lovely ceramic cache pots will be pre-planted with 3 paperwhite bulbs ($24.95) or pre-planted amaryllis ($24.95) For each gift purchased, EasyToGrowBulbs will donate 15% to Press On to help fight neuroblastoma and AML.  more details

 

Augusta Events: EDS 5th Grade Fundraisers
Friday, September 21: Bake Sale Lower/Middle School
Thursday, September 27th: Lids for Kids

EDS 5th graders are working hard to raise money for Press On in support of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Please consider allowing your child to participate in one of these events. read more

Atlanta Event: Ansley Golf Club Tennis Charity Fundraiser – Luncheon to follow
Date: Friday, October 19, 2012/ 9 am – 12 pm
To Register Call: 404-897-7707

$100.oo Tournament Fee includes t-shirt, gift bag and lunch. All proceeds benefit Press On to CURE Childhood Cancer. For more information  Wendy Miller at wendy_miller@mckinsey.com or Tracy Roberts at Tracy.Roberts@coxinc.com

Augusta Event(s):
TaxSlayer.com Play For Press On

Date: Weekend of September 28 – 29, 2012
Golf Tournament: Friday, September 28th
Cocktail Party and Auction: Friday, September 28th
Tennis Tournament: Saturday, September 29th
Brennan Invitational – Junior Golf Tournament: Saturday , September 29th
More Details and Registration Form

Event Sponsors: SSpecial thank you to our title sponsor TaxSlayer.com and all of our friends and sponsors – AAJGA / Augusta Country Club / Augusta Golf Association / Blanchard and Calhoun Commercial / Blanchard and Calhoun Insurance Agency, Inc. / Blanchard and Calhoun Real Estate Company / Bulldawg Marketing / Charleston Street / Dr. Lee Baker / Fast Signs / Forest Hills Golf Club / Georgia Health Sciences Cancer Center / Hagler Systems / Hull Barret PC / Kelly Promotions / Kendrick Paint and Body / Kruhu / Lexus / Master Automotive / NewFire Media / Richmond on the Greene Hotel / Rogers and Andrews Orthodontics / St. Mary’s Church / Savannah River Banking Company / Sheehan’s Irish Pub / Sig Cox / Southern Siding / Taylor BMW / Teachers of St. Mary’s School / Walker Sports Marketing / Windsor Jewelers /WJBF

CAN CANCER Service Project
Donation Period: July, 2012  –  October 5, 2012

The USTA Georgia 2012 JTT State Championship teams want to give back to a good cause and help CURE childhood cancer through a project called CAN CANCER! Team Captains will have their teams collect donations in old tennis cans. All donations must be submitted online prior to October 6, 2012.

A prize will be awarded to the Junior Team who is able to raise the most amount of money.

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Atlanta Event: Play for Patrick Auction
Bidding Opens: May 13, 2012  –  Closes May 18, 2012 @ 9:00 pm
Auction Site – http://p4p.auction-bid.org

You do not need to be present to bid on items! You can register on the site or follow the enclosed in this post. All bidding will be done via your cellphone! We’ll call you if you win to make arrangements for payment and pick up of your winnings!!!  …more details

Atlanta Event: 310 Rosemont Cordially Invites You to a Shopping Fundraiser Benefitting Play for Patrick
Date: April 26, 2012  –  5:00 – 8:00 pm
Location: 1038 North Highland Ave., Atlanta, GA

310 Rosemont is proud to support the 2012 Play for Patrick Charity Event by hosting a shopping fundraiser on April 26th at our store in the beautiful Virginia-Highland shopping district. This event honors the life of Patrick Chance who touched so many people in his community and across the world with his courageous 6-year battle against neuroblastoma, a deadly form of childhood cancer.  More details

Atlanta Event: 6th Annual Play for Patrick Tennis Tournament
Date: May 17 – 20, 2012
Register On-line
Schedule of Events

Compagnie Du Ponant and Resort to Laura Madrid
Date: Now thru May 21, 2012
Learn More

Resort to Laura Madrid will donate $500 to Press ON for every double state room booked on one of the 5 Compagnie du Ponant luxury vessels when confirmed no later than May 21, 2012 (sale pricing is available only  through April 30, 2012 though so book early for best value!).

Choose from sleek cruiser yachts, masted sailing vessels, or small luxury ships as you sail the Adratic, Mediterranean, Antartica, Dalmatian Coast, Artic, Antartic, Baltic and Caribbean.

Paddle for Patrick
The Paddle for Patrick Tournament is a fun-filled community fundraiser at Druid Hills Golf Club benefiting the Press On to Cure Childhood Cancer Fund. This event will take place during the Play for Patrick Tennis Tournament.

Augusta Event(s): Play For Press On
Date: Weekend of September 28 – 29, 2012
Golf Tournament: Friday, September 28th
Cocktail Party and Auction: Friday, September 28th
Tennis Tournament: Saturday, September 29th
Brennan’s Junior Golf Invitational: Saturday , September 29th
Mark your calendars. Details to be posted soon!

Atlanta Event: 6th Annual Play for Patrick Tennis Tournament
Date: May 17 – 20, 2012
Register On-line

The play for Patrick Tennis Tournament is a fun-filled community fundraiser at Druid Hills Golf club benefiting the Press On to Cure Childhood Cancer Fun. The event includes: Men, Wome, Mixed, Pro-Am and Junior Tennis Events; Family Barbeque with Silent Auction; and Cocktail Party with Live Music …read more

Augusta Event: Reid on the Run for Press On
Date: February 11, 2012
Times & Location: Please click here for full details
Entry Fees: $30 for 5k and $10 for Fun Run
All runners and walkers are encouraged to participate in this family friendly 5k to benefit the fight against childhood cancer and the children’s ministry program at Reid Memorial Presbyterian Church. Strollers are welcome! Please no pets. …read more

Augusta Event: Celtic Christmas Concert
Date: December 7, 2011
Time: 7:30 pm
Location: Enterprise Mill Event Center
Admission: $15.00 advance/$20 at the door
For More Information: Call (706)733-1740 or online www.augustaarts.com (706)826-4702 (ext – 6)

A percentage of the ticket sales will be donated to Press On!

Birmingham Event: Bone Marrow Registry Day
Date: November 15, 2011
Times & Locations: Please click here for full list
For More Information: please call Pam Allen 205.919.0370
Want to be an hero? Give the gift of life! Brennan Simkins of Augusta was diagnosed with a rare & virulent form of Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML). Brennan has received four bone marrow transplants. One from an anonymous donor. Brennan’s donor gave him the Gift of Life. Please consider joining the Be the Match Registry in giving this precious gift. For locations and times …read more

Augusta Event: Be The Match Bone Marrow Drive
Date:November 16, 2011
Time: 12 pm – 6 pm
Locations: Click Here for Full List
For More Information: please call Leslie Lopez 706.863.8953
Want to be an hero? Give the gift of life! Brennan Simkins of Augusta was diagnosed with a rare & virulent form of Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML). Brennan has received four bone marrow transplants. One from an anonymous donor. Brennan’s donor gave him the Gift of Life. Please consider joining the Be the Match Registry in giving this precious gift. For locations and times ... read more

Angevine’s Fine Silver Press On Raffle:
Raffle Date: Monday, October 31st
Angevine’s Fine Silver & Antiques is pleased to announce we are supporting Press On to Cure Childhood Cancer with a raffle.  We will be selling raffle tickets during the month of October with a drawing to be held on Monday October 31st.
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Press On Day – Atlanta Events:
Date: September 30, 2011
In honor of Childhood Cancer Awareness month, the following retail locations in Atlanta have agreed to donate 15% of your purchase on Friday, September 30 Press On to CURE Childhood Cancer- Emory Village: Evolve Boutique & Bad Dog Taqueria; Decatur: Greene’s Fine Foods. And the following locations will have a donation bucket at their registers: Morningside: Intown Animal Hospital & Lenox Park Cleaners.  … for more details

Press On Day Portrait Event – Atlanta Event
Date: September 30, 2011
Join us on Friday, September 30, Press On Day, at Greene’s Fine Foods to have a portrait created of your child, grandbaby, niece, nephew, friend. Please call Greene’s Fine Foods to schedule your appointment.: 404-378-2001 …read more

Press On Day Block Party – Augusta Events:
Song & Shindig

Date: September 30, 2011 @ 6 pm
Join us Friday, September 30 to celebrate “Press On” Day. Artist Included: Brennan Simkins, Turner Simkins, Joe Stevenson, Tara Scheyer, McKenize Horseman and many others..

Don’t forget to stop bye the Toy Box to purchase the Press On Joke Book $10  ….read more

Press On Day “Boot” Raffle:
Ticket Available NOW

Winner Announced: September 30, 2011
The “Press On” boot was hand picked by our superhero Brennan. Call today to purchase your raffle ticket – SoHo 706.738.6884
$30 (1) ticket
$50 (2) tickets

…read more

 

Pressing on with a Special Request:
Day of Prayer for Patrick

Date: September 12, 2011
We INVITE YOU to join us, where ever you are, for a Press On Day of PRAYER on September 12th, at noon and 6 p.m. e.d.t.  We ask you to join your collective hearts and minds to pray for Patrick Chance as he receives the life giving sacrament of his own stem cells that day. It is a critical time in Patrick’s treatment. … read more

Press On for the Holidays 2011 – SOLD OUT
Date: September 1 – October 26, 2011
Delivery in mid to late November
Give a gift that will create instant holiday decor for the entire season!  Lovely ceramic cache pots will be pre-planted with 3 paperwhite bulbs ($20) or one large amaryllis bulb ($25).  Each pot will be wrapped and ribboned for holiday gift giving.  For each gift purchased, 100% of net proceeds will be donated to Press On to fight neuroblastoma and AML.  Limited delivery available outside the Augusta area.  Please contact Kris Gordon to place your order.

For more details click here

Kiawah Island Golf Resort Marathon
Date:December 10, 2011
Please support us as we Press On through the Kiawah Island Golf Resort Half Marathon on December 10, 2011! We are raising money for Press On to CURE Childhood Cancer, a named fund of CURE Childhood Cancer, Inc. Press On funds more effective, less toxic therapies for two aggressive childhood cancers, neuroblastoma and acute myeloid leukemia. … read more

Press On Day Honoring Patrick and Brennan
Date: September 30, 2011
On September 30, Press On to CURE Childhood Cancer will be highlighted in CURE Childhood Cancer’s CURE’s Kids Conquer Cancer One Day at a Time, an initiative to raise funds and awareness for childhood cancer.  Press On supports research into novel and less toxic therapies for neuroblastoma and acute myeloid leukemia, two deadly pediatric cancers.  Press On is inspired by two special little boys who are fighting for their lives against pediatric cancer, Patrick Chance and Brennan Simkins. read more…

The Zac Brown Band Supports Brennan in His Fight Against Cancer
Date: February 2011
During the month of February, 12 Bands Twelve Kids join forces with The Zac Brown Band to spotlight Brennan’s story and raise awareness for all kids who are fighting some form of pediatric cancer… for more information

Press On Day of Prayer
Date: Monday, January 24, 2011 & Tuesday, January 25, 2011
Press On as we reignite the collective spirit to the greatest degree possible for Brennan’s Day 0 and Day +1 this Monday, January 24, 2011 and Tuesday, January 25, 2011. Join us at noon and 6pm e.s.t. (wherever you are), as we focus our intentions toward Brennan and those at his side.  …for more info

2011 Play for Patrick Tennis Tournaments
Date: Friday, May 20, 2011 – Sunday, May 22, 2011
Men’s, Women’s, and Junior’s Round Robin Tennis Tournaments Benefiting Childhood Cancer Research  ….  for more info

Press On “Be the Match” Bone Marrow Drive -1st Annual
Sponsored by: Blanchard & Calhoun

Date: November 17, 2010 – Augusta, GA
Want to be a HERO? Join the National Bone Marrow Registry
…. for more info

Join the Band and Fight Against Pediatric Cancer
3 Great Shows in the Month of December
Dates: Friday, December 10, 2010
ROCK BY THE SEA CHARITY CHRISTMAS CONCERT
with Sam Thacker, JK & The Lost Boys and more!
Friday, December 17, 2010 Eddie’s Attic
AN EVENING WITH ED ROLAND & Friends from Collective Soul
Saturday, December 18, 2010
THE 12 BANDS OF CHRISTMAS CONCERT …. for more information

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