MUSKEGON, Michigan – After four successful years, Standup for the Cure, alongside its national sponsor, Ambry Genetics, and presenting sponsor, Riviera Paddlesurf announce Standup for the Cure, Muskegon to benefit the West Michigan Affiliate of Susan G. Komen. The team, led by National Event Director Dan Van Dyck, will be hosting the event at Harbour Towne Beach, Lake Muskegon on July 11, 2015 as the third location in a series of nationwide events aimed at expanding Standup for the Cure’s mission to raise money and awareness for early breast cancer detection, research, treatment and education.
“Standup for the Cure’s focus is to introduce non-paddlers to the healthy lifestyle of standup paddling, while building a supportive community bound by the desire to rid the world of breast cancer,” stated Event Director Dan Van Dyck.
The Standup for the Cure Event features instruction from top international paddleboard experts as well as melanoma and breast cancer screening, live music, and a health and fitness expo. Attendees will also enjoy a great festival with catered lunch and beverages. Ambry Genetics, Standup for the Cure’s national sponsor, leads the visionary family of partners which includes Riviera Paddlesurf (Presenting Sponsor) and Maui Jim (Gold Sponsor).
“We were thrilled with the success of Standup for the Cure that has raised more than $500,000 for our organization and are honored to have the event continue,” said Lisa Wolter, Executive Director of the Orange County Affiliate of Susan G Komen. “Mammograms are vital for identifying breast cancer at an early stage, so this event really is a lifesaver. We are excited to share Standup for the Cure’s mission with the rest of the country.”
Online Registration is now open: https://www.crowdrise.com/StandupfortheCureMuskegon2015
Who: Standup For The Cure’s Muskegon Standup Paddling Event to raise funds for Breast Cancer, supporting the West Michigan Affiliate of Susan G. Komen
Where: Harbour Towne Beach, Muskegon , Mich.
When: Saturday, July 11, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
What: Standup Paddleboard Clinic SUP Clinic for breast cancer survivors
Events: Kid's race, 5K expert and Fun “Pink Fleet” paddle, Industry Expo, Health Expo with free screenings for Breast Cancer and Melanoma, Live Music, Catered Lunch and Happy Hour
SUP lessons and Demos as well as an Sweepstakes Drawing and Silent Auction
Expo and Sponsorship Info…Please contact Dan Van Dyck: [email protected]