B4BC And Vans Warped Tour

Los Angeles, Calif., July 11, 2007 The Vans Warped Tour kicked off on June29th in Pomona, Calif. with Boarding for Breast Cancer (B4BC) once again onboard in the Take Action! Village. Now in it¹s seventh year on the epictour, B4BC will hit all 45 stops with its traveling educational boothteaching young people how to conduct self breast exams and the importance ofearly detection and leading an active lifestyle.

The Take Action! Village encourages awareness of social issues and activismin causes that create a positive change in our community. In an effort toraise awareness and membership, B4BC has teamed up with long-time friendsand collaborators Keep-A-Breast and Girlz Garage, as well as with newfriends Skate 4 Cancer, by hosting a raffle. Festival attendees can sign upfor the foundation newsletters and automatically receive entry to win coolprizes like a bike, guitar, surfboard, snowboard, and many other greatitems. Winners will be chosen at the end of the tour and there will be asmany winners as there are prizes.

Additionally, B4BC is collaborating with the Unite The United organizationon an art skatedeck auction. Various bands on the tour will receive Elementskatedecks on which to create custom artwork. The skatedecks will beauctioned off through the Unite The United Å'Rock n¹ Roll Charity Auction¹via an eBay online auction, which will begin in a few weeks. The Unite TheUnited Foundation is a charitable organization founded by the producers ofthe Vans Warped Tour and the Rockstar Taste Of Chaos Tour with a mission toencourage fans, artists and industry leaders from the music, touring andlifestyle worlds to come together through charitable contributions, eventsand volunteer efforts in order to work toward a positive change in ournational community.

For more information about the raffle or art skatedeck auction, visitwww.myspace.com/b4bcvanswarpedtour. The specially created myspace site willbe updated regularly and will also feature survivor stories, photos, andnews from each stop.

B4BC first got involved with the Warped Tour because the Tour’s creator,Kevin Lyman, was a B4BC advisory member. Kevin lost his mother to breastcancer and over the years has donated time and energy by helping thefoundation¹s signature fundraising event the Snowboard + Music Festival.

Concluding in B4BC¹s hometown, Los Angeles, on Aug. 25th, the tour hits thefollowing stops along the way:

6/29 Pomona, CA
6/30 Ventura, CA
7/01 San Francisco, CA
7/03 Vancouver, BC
7/05 Calgary, AB
7/07 Salt Lake City, UT
7/08 Denver, CO
7/11 Phoenix, AZ
7/12 Las Cruces, NM
7/13 San Antonio, TX
7/14 Dallas, TX
7/15 Houston, TX
7/18 Atlanta, GA
7/19 Jacksonville, FL
7/20 Tampa, FL
7/21 Miami, FL
7/22 Orlando, FL
7/24 Charlotte, NC
7/25 Virginia Beach, VA
7/26 Washington, DC
7/27 Detroit, MI
7/28 Chicago, IL
7/29 Minneapolis, MN
7/31 Milwaukee, WI
8/01 Cincinnati, OH
8/02 Cleveland, OH
8/03 Philadelphia, PA
8/04 New York, NY
8/05 Englishtown, NJ
8/07 Indianapolis, IN
8/08 Pittsburgh, PA
8/09 Boston, MA
8/10 Buffalo, NY
8/11 Toronto, ON
8/12 Montreal, QB
8/14 St. Louis, MO
8/15 Kansas City, KS
8/17 Boise, ID
8/18 Seattle, WA
8/19 Portland, OR
8/22 Fresno, CA
8/23 Sacramento, CA
8/24 San Diego, CA
8/25 Los Angeles, CA

Also, check out warpedtour.com for ticket, venue, band info. and more.

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 aboutbreast cancer, the importance of early detection and the value of an activelifestyle. Boarding for Breast Cancer was inspired by Monica Steward, whostarted her battle with breast cancer at the age of 26.