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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