A ROSIELICIOUS EVENT – Jump For the Rose – October 11-13, 2013

Posted by on Oct 15, 2013 in Newsletter | 0 comments

A very special group of ladies at Skydive Spaceland in TX, organized a very pink 3-day skydive and community action event, Jump For the Rose (JFTR). In its fourth year, the event spearheaded by Marian Sparks – a breast cancer survivor, was designed as a way to give back.  In 2009, Marian found herself divorced, without insurance and with breast cancer.  By luck she was steered to an organization in Houston, TX, called The Rose.  All her medical needs were taken care of with expertise, grace and without any...

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New Women’s Skydiving Texas State Record Set at Skydive Spaceland

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NEWS RELEASE—FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 14, 2013 Contact: Kirsten Hardmant, Jump for the Rose Event Coordinator, Kirsten@JumpForTheRose.org Four skilled skydiving women set a new Texas State Record head-up skydiving record at Skydive Spaceland last Saturday, Oct. 12, during the Jump for the Rose PinkFest Boogie. The annual charity event has so far this year raised more than $10,000 for The Rose, Houston-area breast cancer clinics that provide screening and treatment for women who can’t afford services along...

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Registration now open for Spaceland Bigway Skills Camp Aug 25

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Newsletter

Posted by on Mar 5, 2012 in Newsletter | 0 comments

  DATE: February 21, 2012 SUBJECT: Jump For The Rose Update & 2012 Season Itinerary Jump For The Rose is preparing for another exciting year and we would like to invite all the drop zones, friends, family, sponsors and skydivers in the great state of Texas to join us! Marian Sparks started Jump for the Rose (JFTR), a nonprofit organization, to combine skydiving and fundraising for breast cancer.  Marian is a breast cancer survivor herself and current patient of The Rose. JFTR is off to a...

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Women Set Texas Skydiving Record, Raise Funds to Fight Breast Cancer

Posted by on Oct 15, 2011 in Record Reports | 0 comments

On Oct. 9 at Skydive Spaceland, in Rosharon, Texas, two amazing events occurred together—a new women’s skydiving Texas State Record was set, and nearly $13,000 was raised for The Rose, a Houston-based nonprofit breast cancer screening, treatment, and awareness organization. Two women’s state skydiving records (2010 and 2011) and nearly $25,000 raised for The Rose isn’t a bad performance record for an organization that’s barely a year old. Jump for the Rose is a nonprofit organization that...

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