Lily’s Light: Kites for a Cure (TM)
November 5, 2011, 12:00 to 3:00 pm
Tropical Park’s The Hill (Pavilion 10)
7900 Southwest 40th Street
Lilyâ€™s Light will host its 3rd annual â€œKites for a Cure TM,â€ a family kite fly benefiting Uniting Against Lung Cancer on Saturday, November 5th, from 12:00 to 3:00 p.m. (rain or shine) at its new location, Tropical Parkâ€™s The Hill (Pavilion 10) in Miami, FL. For a donation of $25 (day of $30), guests receive snacks sponsored by Whole Foods, their own kite to decorate and keep, an event t-shirt and more.
As many as 300 people are expected to gather at Tropical Park, decorating their kites with special messages for family members and friends, or general messages of love and hope in an effort raise lung cancer awareness.
Lilyâ€™s Light was created in 2009 in memory of Lily Plaza, a South Florida local and non-smoker who passed away from lung cancer in 2008. Lilyâ€™s Light is a partner of Uniting Against Lung Cancer, a national lung cancer research foundation which in just seven years has awarded over $7.4 million in research grants into diagnosis, treatment and a cure for the disease. Lung cancer is the nationâ€™s #1 cancer killer, claiming more than 160,000 lives in the U.S. this year alone.
To R.S.V.P., make a donation or learn more about Lilyâ€™s Light and Uniting Against Lung Cancer, please call: (786) 258-1858 or visit the eventâ€™s web site at www.lilyslight.kintera.org or www.facebook.com/lilyslight.Thank you for using Soul Of Miami!