Los Angeles, Calif., July 26, 2007 — Boarding for Breast Cancer (B4BC) Board Member Una Baker and Western Surfing Association (WSA) have partnered to organize “Surf for Awareness, a surf contest to promote breast cancer awareness. The event, which is free and open to the public, will take place on Saturday, August 11, 2007 from 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at San Onofre State Beach, Trail 6. Proceeds from the event will benefit B4BC, the leading non-profit, youth-focused breast cancer awareness foundation that teaches young people the importance of early detection and the value of an active lifestyle.
“Being a breast cancer survivor and B4BC board member, I thought this would be a fantastic way to bring awareness and support for the organization and the importance of early cancer detection and good breast health practices, said Una Baker. “The contest will be a fun and educational event for everyone!
The event features 16 divisions from elementary to adult for men, women and children, and includes a very special breast cancer survivor heat. The fun-filled day will also feature appearances by special guest professional surfers and live raffles throughout the day with items such as a surfboard, skateboard and bicycle.
Registration is $45, however, participants are encouraged to contribute and/or raise $50 or more to benefit the B4BC foundation. Competitors that raise at least $50 will receive a free raffle ticket and the top three fundraisers will receive special prizes. Registration and donations can be done directly through active.com by entering B4BC in the search box.
Direct link to register is http://www.active.com/page/Event_Details.htm?event_id=1469183
Special thanks goes out to event sponsors IZZE Beverage Company, Luna Bar, Betty Belts, Pipes Cafe and Arrowhead Water.
About Western Surfing Association
The Western Surfing Association (WSA) is the oldest amateur surfing association in the world. The WSA, established in 1959, is a California non-profit corporation dedicated to promoting and preserving the sport of surfing through fun, family oriented surf competitions. For more information on the WSA, please visit http://www.SurfWSA.org
About Boarding for Breast Cancer (B4BC)
Boarding for Breast Cancer (B4BC) is a nonprofit, youth-focused education, awareness and fundraising foundation designed to increase awareness about breast cancer, the importance of early detection and the value of an active lifestyle. Boarding for Breast Cancer was inspired by Monica Steward, who started her battle with breast cancer at the age of 26.