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June 2013

Rock 2 Rock Paddleboard + Stand Up Paddling Race, June 16, 2013, Catalina Island, CA

June 16, 2013
Catalina Island, CA United States

Rock 2 Rock is a challenging and fun 22-mile course from the Isthmus on Catalina Island to Cabrillo Beach in San Pedro. The race, started many years ago by Joe Bark, famed paddleboard shaper, continues under the leadership of George Loren. It is a qualifier for the Catalina Classic Paddleboard Marathon. You can race solo or in a team, traditional or stand-up. Awesome goody bags, pre- and post-race meals, a great finish line venue and the much-anticipated Ocean of Hope…

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Association of Oncology Social Work

June 5, 2013 - June 7, 2013
San Diego, CA United States

AOSW is an international nonprofit “dedicated to the enhancement of psychosocial services to people with cancer and their families.”

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Paddle for Humanity, June 1, 2013, Deerfield Beach, FL

June 1, 2013
Deerfield Beach, FL United States

Waterman’s Applied Science sponsors Paddle for Humanity, with races across the U.S.  http://paddleforhumanity.org/ The Sarcoma Alliance is proud that Waterman’s has chosen us as one of its charity partners. At each race, we can distribute information and sell gear. If  paddlers designate us as their favorite charity, we will get 20 percent of their registration fee. Net proceeds from the events also will be divided among the charity partners. The results of the races will be applied to World Paddle Association…

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May 2013

American Society of Clinical Oncology

May 31, 2013 - June 4, 2013
Chicago, IL United States

ASCO‘s annual meeting draws thousands of oncologists from around the world. Arthur Beckert, executive director of the Alliance, will staff an informational booth in the exhibit hall, along with our sister organization, the Sarcoma Foundation of America. He will attend presentations on sarcoma to learn about the latest research and treatments and discuss sarcoma advocacy with representatives of other nonprofits. ASCO’s website has links to previous presentations on sarcoma, for those who would like to learn more.    

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Sarcoma Alliance for Research through Collaboration

May 31, 2013
Chicago, IL United States

SARC, a nonprofit consortium of sarcoma physicians who conduct collaborative clinical trials, holds a biannual meeting at ASCO and CTOS each year. Arthur Beckert, executive director of the Alliance, attends to hear the latest on clinical trials and other sarcoma research. SARC’s website also has much useful information. By the way, some people confuse our nonprofit with SARC.

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April 2013

Oncology Nursing Society

April 25, 2013 - April 28, 2013
Washington, DC United States


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American Association for Cancer Research

April 6, 2013 - April 10, 2013
Washington, DC United States


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March 2013

Power of the Ocean

March 23, 2013
Kiwanis Club Hall,
25155 Valley Drive, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254 United States
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Celebrate our Ocean of Hope team, with food and drink from the Kona Brewing Company. “Decade of Dominance,” a film about champion paddleboarder Jamie Mitchell, will be shown. All proceeds will go to Hand in Hand: the Suzanne R. Leider Memorial Assistance Fund, which gives grants to help cover the costs of getting a second opinion. Ocean of Hope (O2H) is the Alliance’s largest fundraiser and consists of a series of paddleboard and outrigger-canoe races. http://o2handthepoweroftheocean3.eventbrite.com/?ref=etckt

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Bowling Fundraiser

March 9, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Granada Bowl,
1620 Railroad Ave, Livermore, CA 94550 United States

Have a fun-filled evening at the Granada Bowl in Livermore, Calif., in celebration of the memory of Marsha Bowles and for the benefit of the Sarcoma Alliance. The evening will begin with a dessert extravaganza 6-7 p.m., followed by two hours of bowling and a special auction. The cost is $12 per person. For more information or reservations, call Margaret Barrow at (925) 784-6577.

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Annual Meeting of the Society of Gynecologic Oncology

March 9, 2013 - March 12, 2013
Los Angeles, CA United States

Matthew Anderson, MD, PhD, the newest member of the Sarcoma Alliance board, will represent the Alliance at the SGO meeting. The Alliance has had a representative at this annual meeting since 2006. https://www.sgo.org/education/annual-meeting-on-womens-cancer/

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