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    JUMP for the ROSE PINKFEST BOOGIE 2020

    On Oct 17 at 9 AM – Oct 18 at 4 PM CDT we are hosting our annual funding raising PINKFEST BOOGIE  at Skydive Spaceland Houston in Rosharon, TX.  Of course, because of Covid-19 we will be using all recommended safety precautions. The event is open to the public. Visitors can enjoy watching us skydive and some may even want to try their first tandem skydive!! If you book a tandem on October 17 & 18 and Spaceland will donate a portion of the proceeds to Jump For The Rose!We’ll also have some great raffle items that skydivers and non skydivers will enjoy. Plus, some cool shirts and buffs. Star…

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    Jump For The Rose Pinkfest Boogie Raffle 2020

    I am pleased to announce this year’s premier raffle item!  Performance Designs, one of our best supporters, donated a SABRE3 Canopy! To learn more about this canopy visit Performance Design’s site! You must be a licensed skydiver to win. Tickets are $10 each and may be purchased at Skydive Spaceland Houston now and thru the event. If you donate to Jump for The Rose and providing that you are a licensed skydiver, I will provide you 1 raffle ticket for every $10.00 you donate in the raffle for the SABRE 3 Canopy! Please let Marian know that you are or are not a licensed skydiver in paypal when you donate.…

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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?