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    Silent Auction – Safire3 149 and a PD150 reserve

    A fellow skydiver donated a complete rig.  It’s a Vector container with a Safire3 149 and a PD150 reserve. Additionally, it has a Skyhook and a Cypress. Jeremy Karnopp our rigger here has fully inspected the rig and declares it in great condition. I, Marian, have a detailed report of the inspection. The inspection will be available at the PinkFest Boogie on October 17 & 18 at Skydive Spaceland Houston.  I will also make it available upon request. Just send me an email at Marian@jumpfortherose.org This will be a  will silent auction. You may put in your bid  at the Jump for The Rose Pinkfest Boogie 2020. Also, you may…

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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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    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?