September 13-17: Week of COCKTAILS For A Cause
The Melanie Finley Ovarian Cancer Foundation
Pays Tribute to Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month
With A Week of Charitable Social Events
Melanie Finley was only 27-years-old when she was diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer. She fought the battle and is now in remission. However, her fight to help raise awareness and educate young women about the symptoms of Ovarian Cancer, also known as the whispering killer, has just begun.
September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month and the Melanie Finley Ovarian Cancer Foundation (MFOCF) is hosting an inaugural awareness week September 13 – 17th, sponsored by 123 Lumpsum, featuring a variety of social events to celebrate survivors while raising awareness and donations to fight the disease.
Monday, September 13th, 6:30 p.m. â€“ 8:30 p.m.
Complimentary martinis and makeovers in addition to a 10% discount on all beauty products with a portion of proceeds benefitting MFOCF. Event is free and open to the public.
GBS, The Beauty Store
31 N. Federal Highway
Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Tuesday, September 14th, 6:00 p.m. â€“ 8:00 p.m.
Wine and dine at a private east Fort Lauderdale residence with live entertainment for $20 per person with proceeds benefitting MFOCF. Presentation by Dr. Steven Poliakoff M.D., M.B.A., Finleyâ€™s doctor and the founder and CEO of South Florida Gynecologic Oncology Associates, Inc. and Executive Medical Director of The Women’s Cancer Research Foundation. For additional information, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Wednesday, September 15th, 6:10 p.m. â€“ 7:45 p.m.
Yoga does a body good! Celebrate National Yoga Month and Ovarian Cancer Month at Ayama Yoga in Aventura with a 90-minute Vinyasa class. A $10 donation will be made to the MFOCF for every student in attendance. Students of all levels are encouraged to participate and experience the many benefits of yoga including improved health, posture, strength, balance and flexibility. Cost of class is $18. Complimentary refreshments provided by Honest Tea will be available after class.
Ayama Yoga Center
2624 N.E. 188th St.,
North Miami Beach, FL 33180
*Free parking available
Thursday, September 16th, 6:30 p.m. â€“ 9:00 p.m.
Enjoy a sipping and shopping fashion fundraising soiree at Lilac And Lilies new boutique across from the Galleria Mall. Twenty percent of proceeds from sales will benefit MFOCF. Shop star-studded styles including Nicole Richieâ€™s House of Harlow 1960 jewelry collection, Trina Turk, J Brand denim, Black Halo, Alex & Ani accessories and MM Couture. Event is free and open to the public.
Lilac & Lilies
2541 East Sunrise Blvd.
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33304
Friday September 17th, 8:00 p.m. â€“ 10 p.m.
For a $30 donation to the MFOCF, enjoy 2 complimentary cocktails and appetizers and then dance the night away at Ft. Lauderdale’s premier, upscale nightclub.
15 West Las Olas Blvd.
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301
About 123LumpSum – Located in Hallandale Beach Florida, 123LumpSum, a leading purchaser of structured settlement payments and annuities, is a specialty finance company that applies institutional financing, underwriting and legal expertise to purchase future cash flows from individuals whose life circumstances have changed suddenly and need immediate cash from their insurance annuities. For more information, please visit http://www.123lumpsum.com/.
The Melanie Finley Ovarian Cancer Foundation is a grassroots charitable organization that raises money for Ovarian Cancer education and provides direct financial assistance to young women who have been diagnosed with this disease.
Ovarian Cancer is the fifth leading cause of cancer-related deaths among U.S. women. Each year more than 22,000 women are diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer and over 15,000 women will die. By helping young women become aware of ovarian cancer symptoms, Finley hopes to make a difference. For more information, call 954.336.6733 or visit www.mfocf.org.Thank you for using Soul Of Miami!