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    JFTR -10th Annual Pinkfest Boogie

    Jump For The Rose 10th Annual Pinkfest Boogie This year, Jump For The Rose Pinkfest Boogie at Skydive Spaceland Houston was joined by Parachutists over phorty! James Guido Davis organized the POPS Nationals event. Joseph L. Taylor and the Jumpers Over Seventy (JOS) knocked out a World Record, and Michael Swearingen brought his flock of wingsuiters to make a beautiful pink ribbon in the sky! Jump For The Rose (JFTR) is a skydiving non-profit that raises funds to help breast cancer patients who don’t have insurance get help at The Rose, a non-profit breast cancer organization, Houston’s largest and oldest non-profit breast cancer facility. Marian Sparks started the charity after The Rose helped her when she was diagnosed with breast cancer and…

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    Hajdik Wildlife Ranch donates a Hunt or Camera Safari

    Hajdik Wildlife Ranch (an 800 acre farm just outside of Goliad, Texas) is donating a guided Axis deer or Aoudad sheep hunt OR camera safari. Mr. Greg Armstrong will be the guide. This guided hunt or safari includes an overnight at the ranch, dinner and breakfast, an evening or morning hunt (limited to Aoudad sheep or Axis deer) OR a Camera Safari where you might photoshoot various wildlife to include zebra and bison. This guided tour will be auctioned at Skydive Spaceland Houston on Saturday,  October 5th, afternoon/evening. The date and other details to be coordinated directly between Mr. Armstrong and the winner!

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    Pinkfest Boogie 2019 – Highlights

    We are excited to join with POPS – USA this year as they hold their event POPS Nationals October 2-6 2019! This is the same weekend as Jump for The Rose’s Pinkfest boogie at Skydive Spaceland Houston! From all of us at JFTE, we are looking forward to meeting you Guido TopPop!! USPA President Chuck Akers will be on hand to organize his legendary Chuckways jumps. Maybe we can get a pink bra on him again this year! Our local songstress and Skydiva Susan Hickman is scheduled to join us Saturday night October 5th, 2019 for a great concert after the beer light comes on! Jumpers Over Seventy, JOS will…

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    NSC – Jump Tickets Raffle

    Nonna Snowden Cooks donated  2 – 2 free jumps at Skydive Spaceland Houston to Jump for The Rose Pinkfest Boogie 2019! Tickets are 1 for $10 or 3 for $25 available at the boogie, October 5,6 2019 at Skydive Spaceland Houston. Drawing for the winners will be held on October 6 at the boogie. To buy tickets online contact me, Marian Sparks or email me at marian@jumpfortherose.org. You do NOT need to be present to win. Please check out Nonna’s You Tube channel and subscribe to her amusing weekly cooking shows! (you might even learn something..). Nonna donates 50% of proceeds to JFTR!  

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    HURRICANE HARVEY- A CONTRIBUTOR TO INCREASE IN CANCER CASES?

    Two years after Hurricane Harvey, the number of breast cancer diagnoses is up 34%.  Dorothy Gibbons, from The Rose, talks about a possible correlation between Hurricane Harvey and this increase. Please read this important information and ask yourself: “Have I or my loved ones (mother, daughter, sister, wife) been screened since then? Are my sons, brothers, and my husband doing self exams looking for lumps that shouldn’t be there? Please read this important article by Dorothy Gibbons. Hurricane Harvey- A Contributor to increase in Cancer Cases?  

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    Larsen & Brusgaard – Raffle Donations

      Larsen & Brusgaard donated 4 units for the Jump for The Rose Pinkfest Boogie 2019 raffle! the items are: 2 AresII wristmounts and 2 ProtrackII audibles! Join us for the boogie at Skydive Spaceland Houston on Oct 5 and 6! Tickets are 1 for $10 or 3 for $25 available at the boogie, October 5,6 2019 at Skydive Spaceland Houston. Drawing for the winners will be held on October 6 at the boogie. To buy tickets online contact, me, Marian Sparks or email me at marian@jumpfortherose.org. You do NOT need to be present to win. Thanks L&B for your support!

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    Performance Design: PD Optimum Reserve Raffle

    Our awesome sponsor Performance Designs has done it again! This year PD is offering a gift certificate for a PD Optimum Reserve. The PD Optimum Reserve  will be raffled at Jump For The Rose Pinkfest Boogie 2019 October 5 & 6 2019 at Skydive Spaceland Houston! Tickets are 1 for $10 or 3 for $25! You can buy them at the Pinkfest Boogie or online. Contact me, Marian Sparks, or email me at marian@jumpfortherose.org. Drawing will be held on October 6 at the boogie. You do NOT need to be present to win! Thanks for your continued support all these years PD! Karl Meyer you and your team ROCK!!

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    SKYDIVE EGYPT – $300 Discount for Jump Like A Pharaoh

    Our friends at Skydive Egypt have donated 3 gift certificates to Jump For The Rose Pinkfest Boogie 2019 Raffle! Each is good for $300 off registration forSkydive Egypt’s event, Jump Like A Pharaoh Vol. 3 in June of 2020 (Date TBD). This event will be held at the pyramids of the Giza Plateau in Cairo, Egypt! I recently visited these pyramids and thought it was beautiful!  I can’t wait to the pyramids from above! Tickets are 1 for $10 or 3 for $25 available at the boogie, October 5,6 2019 at Skydive Spaceland Houston. Drawing for the winners will be held on October 6 at the boogie. To buy tickets online…

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    Jump for The Rose Quilt Raffle

    This is your chance to win a beautiful handmade quilt and help Jump for The Rose fight breast cancer! All proceeds raised will be donated to The Rose, a non-profit breast cancer organization, to help provide mammograms to uninsured women and men. A very big Thank-You goes to Suzanne McLain for creating this beautiful work of art and generously donating it! The winning ticket will be drawn on October 6, 2019 at the Jump For The Rose Pinkfest Boogie 2019. For more information on how you can buy your lucky ticket contact Marian Sparks via email at Marian@jumpfortherose.org or on JFTR’s facebook page! Tickets are $10 each or 3 for $25.