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Late update for Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino

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Sorry i didn’t update this earlier this month, but ive just finished up radiation last week and ive had so many follow up appointments.

Thanks to Ben Whitman/Seminole Hard Rock for being patient with me.

 

 

 New Years Eve Event ­ DJ Spider at the Hard Rock Café. Friday, December
30, 2011. 12am-4am. Tickets available at the door. $20 cover for guys all
night. Ladies free until 1am, $10 cover 1am-4am. Bust Out Your New Year¹s
Eve Dance Moves to the Sounds of LA¹s Hottest Spinmaster DJ Spider as He
Kicks-Off Hard Rock Cafe Tampa¹s Weekend of Parties. SHRT is the ONLY place
in Tampa Bay open late night, so everyone can party with SHRT on NYE, all
night. http://www.seminolehardrocktampa.com/cafe/rock

 

Flurries of Cash. December 1st ­ December 28th, 2011. Win up to $10,000
cash or electronics including a laptop, TV, digital camera & Playstation 3.
Link: http://www.seminolehardrocktampa.com/gaming/promotions

 Comedian Seth Grabel cines to Hard Rock Sunday, December 11, 2011 at 9pm.
Free Admission. Enjoy dinner and a show with the America¹s Got Talent
illusionist. http://www.seminolehardrocktampa.com/cafe/rock

 

 Santa¹s Sleigh Mercedes-Benz Giveaway. Win a Mercedez-Benz or $1,000
cash. Hourly Drawings 1pm ­ 9pm for $1,000 Cash. Grand Prize Drawing at
9:30pm. Earn Entries 11/30 ­ 12/27. Link:
http://www.seminolehardrocktampa.com/gaming/promotions

 WHY HUNGER/ IMAGINE. Seminole Hard Rock Tampa will collect food for the
local Metropolitan Ministries this holiday season as part of the Imagine
There¹s No Hunger campaign, a global campaign to raise awareness and funding
for the fight against childhood hunger and poverty. Nov. 21 ­ Dec. 13: Bags
of Joy program ­ collection of toys, strollers, shoes, books and other
essential items for children. November-December: Seminole Hard Rock Hotel &
Casino, Tampa employees will volunteer at the Metropolitan Ministries¹
Holiday Tent. They will sort donations and prepare and serve food.
Throughout the year: Lost and found items including clothing and eyeglasses
are donated to Metropolitan Ministries. Hotel linen and terry are also
donated. Now through Dec. 31, visitors and other supporters can text the
word IMAGINE to 50555 to donate $10 to WhyHunger and help feed a hungry
child. Link: http://www.seminolehardrocktampa.com/gaming/promotions

 World Poker Tour. Friday ­ Sunday, December 2-11, 2011. Tickets go on
sale November 15 in the Poker Room. Only 350 seats available for each event
and 700 seats for the Championship Event (12/11) on a first-come
first-served basis. Link:
http://www.seminolehardrocktampa.com/gaming/promotions

Hard Rock Girls Calendar. On sale beginning December 8th. Meet all 20
girls on Dec 8th. Link:
http://www.seminolehardrocktampa.com/gaming/promotions

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Thanks again to The Seminole for being patient with me and Bens working to get last months gifts sent out to our contest winners.

Everyone, Have a Happy Holiday/ Merry Christmas from all of us at Boobie Wednesday.

 

 

 

A Boobie Wednesday Thanksgiving

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It’s a busy day here in the @WordMistressKiz household, so no trivia, but I want to take the time to thank a few people.

Let’s have a big group hug!

To @shimmer418 – Who has word tirelessly to keep the Boobie Wednesday message going. Who has been a great friend. Who has had her own breast cancer journey, and who has been nothing short of an inspiration. I think I speak for all of us when I say we love you, and appreciate everything you have given.

To @wookiesgirl – Who has been an amazing addition to the Boobie Wednesday team. Who put in so much time and effort into getting our brilliant trading cards up and running. (Seriously, if you don’t have a set yet, you should get one. They’re great conversation pieces and they’re a really fun way to show support. Not to mention profits go to BC research). The Queen Bitch reigns supreme ;)

To @cyberlizard – Who helped us get our new site up and running, and has been something of a tech support for us. (On a personal level he’s also a genuinely good human being and I always be grateful for his kindness to me)

To Hard Rock Tampa - Who have been our genorous sponsors and supporters.

And last but certainly not least, to all our supporters – Who have stood by us, spread the word, supported us, fought for us, laughed with us, and helped us by raising $30 in our Boobie Wednesday store which is being donated to the NBCF today. I’m sure there’s a few in the mass who deserve a mention of their own, and I hope you all know who you are. You guys are the driving force, the reason Boobie Wednesday is still around. YOU are the life savers.

Thank you so much. To all of you.

From all of us here at Boobie Wednesday, we hope you have a happy Thanksgiving!

How We’re Giving Thanks in November

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We love and value all our supportes (and it’s no wonder because you’re all totally awesome), so to say thanks to you in the month of Thanksgiving we’re giving you all chance to win some cool prizes from our sponsors at Hard Rock!

So what we’re doing is giving you guys 2 chances to win.

How, you ask?

Trivia. (YESSSS!)

Because this competition is brought to you by Boobie Wednesday with prizes contributed by Hard Rock Tampa, we’ll be asking one breast cancer question and one music question every week.

Just answer here in the comments and the 2 winners will be chosen randomly from those who answer correctly. YOU CAN ONLY ANSWER EACH QUESTION ONCE. Winners will be announced on Wednesday.

(Also, unfortunately, we can only ship prizes within the US, and not to PO boxes, so keep that in mind. AND make sure you leave a way for us to contact you if you win.)

Now, I know we’re getting this first one out a little bit late, but it only takes a few seconds to answer, so give it a shot.

Ready??

  1. Statistically, does breast cancer more commonly occur in the left breast, or the right breast?
  2. What is Ozzy Osbourne’s real name?
AND GO!!!!
And just as a reminder, our Boobie Wednesday trading cards are up for sale! They are totally cool, and all the money will go to breast cancer research, so buying a pack or two might be a good way to show how thankful you are this Thanksgiving (nudge nudge). Also… you know… boobies.
You can choose either guys or gals, what ever suits your taste, and you can check out prices and packages here.
Good luck!

 

November Hard Rock updates

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1.) Musical guest Great White comes to Hard Rock Tampa on November 9th at
10pm, doors at 8:30pm. Tickets are $25 for general admission and there is
standing room only. Tickets are available for sale at the Hard Rock Shop and
all Ticketmaster Outlets. For Bottle service, call the cafe at 813 627 7755.
Link: http://www.seminolehardrocktampa.com/cafe/rock

2.) 11 Million Point Giveaway at Hard Rock Tampa on Friday, November 11.
Hourly drawings 11am ­ 9pm and earn entries November 1 ­ November 11.
Link: http://www.seminolehardrocktampa.com/gaming/promotions

3.) Comedian Tom Rhodes comes to Hard Rock Tampa on Sunday November 13th at
9pm for a night of laughter. Enjoy dinner and a free show with an
international Man of Comedy who is the star of two specials on Comedy
Central and has appeared on HBO worldwide. Link:
http://www.seminolehardrocktampa.com/cafe/rock

4.) $5,000 November Scratch Off every Wednesday in November. Win cash prizes
from $250 – $5,000 with hourly drawings from 10am ­ 4pm. Earn entries 10/27
­ 11/30. Link: http://www.seminolehardrocktampa.com/gaming/promotions

5.) Corvette or Cash Giveaway at Hard Rock Tampa. Win a Corvette or $25,000
cash with hourly drawings from 1pm ­ 9pm for up to $2,000 Cash. Grand Prize
Drawing at 9:30pm. Earn Entries 10/26 ­ 11/29. Link:
http://www.seminolehardrocktampa.com/gaming/promotions

6.) WhyHUnger at Hard Rock Tampa. Seminole Hard Tampa will collect food for
the local Metropolitan Ministries this holiday season as part of a Hard Rock
International partnership initiative with the New York-based WhyHunger
organization. SHRHC will also raise money through the sales of
limited-edition John Lennon Imagine There¹s No Hunger signature items.
Beginning on Nov. 1 and running through December, Seminole Hard Rock Hotel &
Casino will donate through its Seminole Hard Rock Retail Store special
limited-edition John Lennon IMAGINE signature and likeness items in support
of the two-month fundraising campaign, including the new IMAGINE t-shirts
which will be sold at the Hard Rock Retail Store inside the casino.

Lifetime Movie *FIVE* About Five lives Touched by Breast cancer. A must View.

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“FIVE” is an anthology of five short films exploring the impact of breast
cancer on people’s lives directed by Jennifer Aniston, Alicia Keys, Demi
Moore, Patty Jenkins and Penelope Spheeris.

Through an interconnected story arc that uses humor and drama to focus on
the effect breast cancer and its different stages of diagnosis have on
relationships and the way women perceive themselves while searching for
strength, comfort, medical breakthroughs and, ultimately, a cure. Five
highlights the shared experience each short film’s title character ­
Charlotte  (Goodwin), Cheyanne  (Fonseca), Lili  (Dawson), Mia
(Clarkson) and Pearl  (Tripplehorn) ­ endures from the moment of diagnosis.

Each touching storyline is tied together by chronologically featuring
Pearl,  beginning as a confused child bravely facing the loss of her mother
(Goodwin) to breast cancer to her adult life as a mother and oncologist
treating other patients (Fonseca, Dawson and Clarkson) before she herself is
diagnosed with the same disease that took her mother.
Lifetime’s FIVE Cast Bios:
The all-star ensemble cast includes Academy Award nominee Patricia Clarkson
(Pieces of April), Rosario Dawson (Sin City), Lyndsy Fonseca (How I Met
Your Mother), Ginnifer Goodwin (Big Love), Josh Holloway (Lost), Taylor
Kinney (The Vampire Diaries), Jenifer Lewis (The Princess and the Frog),
Jennifer Morrison (House M.D.), Kathy Najimy (WALL-E), Golden Globe
Award winner Bob Newhart (Horrible Bosses), Annie Potts (Law & Order:
SVU), Tracee Ellis Ross (Girlfriends), Emmy and Golden Globe winner Tony
Shalhoub (Monk), and Emmy nominees Jeffrey Tambor (Arrested Development)
and Jeanne Tripplehorn (Big Love).

 

FIVE – On October 10,2011,  Patricia Clarkson, Rosario Dawson, Ginnifer Goodwin, Josh Holloway, Jennifer Morrison, Kathy Najimy, Bob Newhart, Annie Potts, Tony Shalhoub, Jeffrey Tambor and Jeanne Tripplehorn Round Out Groundbreaking Anthology’s All-Star Cast Anthology of Short Films Directed by Jennifer Aniston, Alicia Keys, Demi Moore,Patty Jenkins and Penelope Spheeris Explores Impact of Breast Cancer on People’s Lives

– Lifetime Television will premiere its groundbreaking original movie Five (formerly Project Five), an anthology of five short films exploring the impact of breast cancer on people’s lives directed by Jennifer Aniston, Alicia Keys, Demi Moore, Independent Spirit Award winner Patty Jenkins (The Killing) and Penelope Spheeris (Wayne’s World), on Monday, October 10, 2011.

 

From executive producers Aniston, Marta Kauffman (Friends), Paula Wagner (The Last Samurai, Mission: Impossible), Kristin Hahn (The Departed, The Switch), Kevin Chinoy (Greg the Bunny, Warren the Ape) and Francesca Silvestri (Greg the Bunny, Warren the Ape), Five features an all-star ensemble cast including Academy Award® nominee Patricia Clarkson (Pieces of April), Rosario Dawson (Sin City), Lyndsy Fonseca (How I Met Your Mother), Ginnifer Goodwin (Big Love), Josh Holloway (Lost), Taylor Kinney (The Vampire Diaries), Jenifer Lewis (The Princess and the Frog), Jennifer Morrison (House M.D.), Kathy Najimy (WALL-E), Golden Globe® Award winner Bob Newhart (Horrible Bosses), Annie Potts (Law & Order: SVU), Tracee Ellis Ross (Girlfriends), Emmy® and Golden Globewinner Tony Shalhoub (Monk), and Emmy nominees Jeffrey Tambor (Arrested Development) and Jeanne Tripplehorn (Big Love). The project was cast by Randi Hiller and Tamara-Lee Notcutt. The inspiration for the five films was brought to the producers by co-executive producer Mike Wiese of JWT.

 Through an interconnected story arc developed by Kauffman that uses humor and drama to focus on the effect breast cancer and its different stages of diagnosis have on relationships and the way women perceive themselves while searching for strength, comfort, medical breakthroughs and, ultimately, a cure, Five highlights the shared experience each short film’s title character – “Charlotte” (Goodwin), “Cheyanne” (Fonseca), “Lili” (Dawson), “Mia” (Clarkson) and “Pearl”

 (Tripplehorn) – endures from the moment of diagnosis. Each touching storyline is tied together by chronologically featuring “Pearl,” beginning as a confused child bravely facing the loss of her mother (Goodwin) to breast cancer to her adult life as a mother and oncologist treating other patients (Fonseca, Dawson and Clarkson) before she herself is diagnosed with, and ultimately beats, the same disease that took her mother.

 Under Kauffman’s supervision, writers Stephen Godchaux (Spin City, Dead Like Me), Jill Gordon (Cupid, My So-Called Life), Howard Morris (Women are Crazy, Men are Stupid), Deirdre O’Connor (The Electric Company) and Wendy West (Dexter, The Closer) have written the films included in Five, which is produced by Sony Pictures Television, Echo Films, Chestnut Ridge Productions and Freestyle Picture Company.

ABOUT THE FIVE ANTHOLOGY

Directed by Moore and written by Godchaux, Five’s opening film, Charlotte, takes place the night man first walks on the moon in July 1969, when a young “Pearl” (Ava Acres) is more concerned about why her family is not letting her see her mother, “Charlotte” (Goodwin), who lies in her bedroom dying from breast cancer. When she sneaks in to see and ultimately say goodbye to her mother, “Pearl” develops a lifelong passion to help others afflicted with the disease and eventually opens an oncology clinic where she will treat the women we meet throughout Five. Charlotte also stars Tripplehorn, Holloway, Potts, Morrison and Newhart.

 

In Cheyanne, directed by Spheeris and written by Morris, sexy, young stripper “Cheyanne” (Fonseca) and her handsome newlywed husband “Tommy” (Kinney) struggle to redefine their passionate relationship, as well as who they are as individuals, when Cheyenne is shocked with a breast cancer diagnosis. Looking at a severe prognosis, “Cheyanne’s” aggressive treatment ultimately results in the removal of both of her breasts, which have defined her life physically, financially and emotionally.

 

Lili, directed by Keys and written by Gordon, follows “Lili,” a fiercely independent career-minded woman (Dawson), who recruits her sister (Ross) to help tell their hard-nosed mother (Lewis) that she has breast cancer. As they work through their past issues, “Lili’s” mother and sister ultimately become her strongest allies when she needs her family the most. Lili also stars Tambor as a male patient diagnosed with breast cancer.

 

 

 

Directed by Aniston, written by West and told in a series of humorous and dramatic flashbacks, Mia is a survivor’s tale that highlights all of the highs and lows of “Mia’s” (Clarkson) two-year journey from diagnosis with breast cancer during which she gives away all of her worldly possessions, holds a hilarious mock funeral while still alive and enters into a second marriage to “Mitch” (Shalhoub), the new love of her life. Mia also features Najimy as her friend “Rocky.”

 

In Pearl, directed by Jenkins and written by O’Connor, “Pearl” (Tripplehorn), the successful oncologist we have followed from childhood, suddenly finds herself in the patient’s seat when she is diagnosed with breast cancer. Through this process, she finally understands what her parents experienced that night in 1969 and finds the strength to tell her young daughter that everything is going to be OK…something she never heard as a child. Pearl also stars Clarkson, Shalhoub, Tambor, Newhart, Dawson, Ross and Lewis.

 

Breast cancer is one of the leading causes of deaths among women, affecting one in every eight females, with one in 35 of those women often dying from the disease. While breast cancer death rates are going down – likely a result of early detection – it’s estimated that nearly 200,000 new cases are diagnosed annually, with 40,000 deaths attributed to the disease each year.  Breast cancer is the most common cancer among African American women, who are more likely to die from the disease than other ethnicities due to later detection and delayed treatment.  Among Hispanic women, breast cancer is the leading cause of cancer death.  There are currently 2.5 million breast cancer survivors in the United States.
Long at the forefront in the ongoing battle to fight breast cancer for more than 17 years, Lifetime’s Stop Breast Cancer for Life initiative has been dedicated to offering women the most up-to-date, comprehensive information about the disease.

 

 

Reaching women and families across the country in partnership with its cable affiliates, advertising sponsors and leading non-profit organizations, Lifetime has collected more than 25 million petition signatures to urge Congress to pass the bipartisan Breast Cancer Patient Protection Act, which would end “drive-through mastectomies,” the practice where women are sometimes forced to leave the hospital just hours after invasive breast surgery. Lifetime and its audience are now urging the health insurance industry to allow women to stay in the hospital up to 48 hours after a mastectomy as a standard of care.

 

Past Lifetime Original Movies addressing breast cancer include Living Proof, produced by Renée Zellweger and Craig Zadan and Neil Meron (Drop Dead Diva) and starring Harry Connick Jr., Amanda Bynes, Angie Harmon, Amy Madigan and others; the Emmy® Award nominated Why I Wore Lipstick to My Mastectomy, with Sarah Chalke; and Matters of Life & Dating, starring Ricki Lake.

FIVE premieres Monday, October 10th at 9/8c on Lifetime

FIVE Premieres Monday, October 10th at 9/8c on Lifetime.
Lifetime Five Website:  http://www.mylifetime.com/movies/five

Five, A lifetime movie about Breast Cancer

Five Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/fivethemovie
Five Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/fivethemovie

Videos:
“Five” Directors Video Link: http://youtu.be/gH1oY1P4b0I

“Five” Characters Video Link: http://youtu.be/0nph_oiKy18

 

Fitness, Exercise and Surviving Cancer, By David Haas (Guest Writer)

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Fitness, Exercise and Surviving Cancer

 

Being diagnosed with cancer can be devastating, and enduring through the various treatment regimens can sap the will and strength of even the hardiest of souls. The important thing to remember if you have been diagnosed, whether with mesothelioma, lymphoma or any other type of cancer, is to keep mentally grounded on wellness. This psychological aspect of patient response to treatment is well represented in medical literature, and the efficacy of having a positive frame of mind in treatmentoutcomes cannot be overstated.

Another crucial aspect of surviving cancer that has been shown to be very effective is for patients to engage in fitness training. The latest research clearly indicates that exercise for cancer patients may help them to overcome the deleterious effects of treatment. It seems odd that research is needed to confirm what common sense should tell us. 

Obviously a stronger, leaner and fitter body is more apt to overcome trauma and heal more quickly than one that is not, but Science works on facts, and the evidence is abundantly clear that exercise and eating right can not only help to prevent cancer in the first place, but can help patients overcome treatment effects and prevent cancers from recurring.

Recent clinical trials suggest that women who exercise after completing breast cancer treatment live longer and have less cancer recurrence, as do colorectal cancer survivors and those who have undergone mesothelioma treatment. Exercise benefits cancer survivors in the same ways as other adults, and can also have added benefits specific to cancer patients’ situations by improving mood and feelings of well-being, boosting self-confidence and reducing the fatigue that is so often an issue for those undergoing cancer treatments.

These little boosts in feelings of well being, mood and self-confidence can be key in maintaining the positive frame of mind so essential in responding well to treatment and overcoming cancer. Research shows that after a cancer diagnosis people tend to slow down physically as stress, depression and fatigue from the disease and its treatment take their tolls on the body and mind. The natural response to fatigue and depression is to rest and take it easy, but the consensus of the medical community is that cancer patients and survivors should avoid inactivity as much as possible.

Before starting a moderate to vigorous exercise program always consult your doctor to ensure that the fitness program you choose is the right one for you and your situation.

By: David Haas

Breast Cancer Awareness month and The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino has it going on..

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Pinktober. This year marks the 12th year of Hard Rock International¹s
support for breast cancer research and awareness and the fourth year for
SHRHC¹s efforts. Hard Rock will donate proceeds from the sale of special
limited-edition PINKTOBER merchandise to The Breast Cancer Research
Foundation ®, the Caron Keating Foundation and select local charities
worldwide. SHRHC will donate 25 percent of the proceeds from its ³Get into
Bed² PINKTOBER ³Pink Sheets² guest room bookings to The Breast Cancer
Research Foundation. Guests can request to stay in the limited availability
³Pink Sheets² rooms at no additional cost. In addition to having 25 percent
of their room rate donated to BCRF, guests will also receive a complimentary
commemorative Hard Rock pin. The select guestrooms will also be supplied
with special collectible PINKTOBER bathrobes that can be purchased in the
Body Rock Spa and Seminole Hard Rock Retail Store, with a portion of the
proceeds donated to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

SHRHC will be donating 75 percent of the retail purchase price of its
limited edition collectible PINKTOBER Hard Rock pins ($12) and 15 percent of
the retail purchase price of its charm bracelets ($20); ladies pink t-shirts
($24); pink-hued guitar-embossed ³Sleep Like A Rock² bedding sheet sets
(queen $100, king $120); black leather vests ($150); sleepwear (nightshirts
$30, shorts $29.99, pants $39.99, robes $80); travel mugs ($24.99); and
bandanas ($12) to the cause.

Nissan 370Z Trick or Treat Giveaway. Every Tuesday in October. Win a
Nissan 370Z or up to $25,000 cash. Hourly drawings 1pm ­ 9pm for $1,000.
Grand prize drawings at 9:30pm. Earn Entries September 28 through October
25. Link: http://www.seminolehardrocktampa.com/gaming/promotions

Come out for a special night featuring singer Mike Posner! Enjoy his live
performance, followed by an after party hosted by Mike himself. Plus, hang
out with the ³Cooler Than Me² star in our specially-designed private VIP
area! Shows Friday 10/14. Performance 1am, doors at midnight. $15 advance
tickets. $20 at the door. Tickets and VIP Packages available for sale at
GrooveTickets.com
Link: http://www.seminolehardrocktampa.com/cafe/rock

Doug MacCraw. Eat & Laugh at the Café with comedian/hypnotist Doug
MacCraw, as seen on Comedy Central. Sunday October 16. 9pm. Free Admission.
Link: http://www.seminolehardrocktampa.com/cafe/rock

4. $10,000 Spooktacular Giveaway. Wednesdays in October. Win up to $10,000
cash. Hourly Drawings 10am ­ 4pm. Earn Entries September 29 ­ October 26.
Link: http://www.seminolehardrocktampa.com/gaming/promotions

 And last but not least,

. PLAY, EARN & REDEEM BONUS POKER MONDAYS. October 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31,
2011. To qualify, the player must accumulate a minimum of 4 hours per Monday
of live action play during the qualifying promotional time period12:01am
through 11:59pm, Monday, October 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31, 2011. Players are
only eligible to redeem one $25 reward voucher per Monday during the
promotional period.  Maximum amount of vouchers a participant is eligible to
receive over the promotional period is five. Hours may not be combined to
receive multiple prizes.
Link: http://www.seminolehardrocktampa.com/

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the return of HalloBoobies!

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It is almost the greatest time of the year. No, not Christmas, OCTOBER. Why is October so special?

Because it’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month! That time of the year where everyone comes together like the best bra you’ve ever owned to support the boobies of women (and men) everywhere!

And the best part is, there are so many ways you can get involved!

The National Race for the Cure

Every year the people at Susan G. Komen hold the Race for the Cure and is the worlds largest and most successful fundraising event to benefit Breast Cancer research and support.

To find a local event near you click here.

The Avon Walk for Breast Cancer

Avon will be holding a 2 day, 39 mile walk this October in both Charlotte, and New York. The money raised will support breast cancer screening for both men and women, and treatment, regardless of the patients ability to pay.

To find out more click here.

Susan G. Komen 3 day for The Cure

This is a 60 mile 3 day walk that helps the fight against breast cancer by raising money and offering a great community of survivors and supporters.

If you want to more info click here.

So many other ways to participate!

If you can’t join in any events for any reason there are so many other wys you can participate in Breast Cancer Awareness month. Something as simple as buying a pink ribbon pin (I like this one), click for the cure every day (and tell your friends to as well), or even hold a Pink Party, and raise money to donate to your fave breast cancer charity!

Every little thing helps, and it all adds up to something BIG!

But wait… there’s more…

Yep more, and it’s so exciting I had to save it till last…

We are holding another #HalloBoobies competition this year!!!!

If you weren’t around for our last HalloBoobies contest you can check out the old post here.

Basically your mission is to give your cleavage a Halloween costume. Dress ‘em up anyway you like, (the more creative the better) and send a picture of it over to us! Either post it on your twitter and tell us by sending an @ to @boobiewed and include the hashtag #halloboobies -OR- email it to us at boobiewed@yahoo.com -OR- shoot it over to us at our Facebook page.

You can enter once a week. we will start taking entries on the 29th of September, and the comptetion will close on the 26th of October. Weekly entries will run from Thursday morning to Tuesday evening, winners will be picked on Wednesday. We will also be announcing the grand prize winner on 2nd of November.

Now, I know you’re all asking, what’s the prize? We will be giving away a weekly prize courtesy of Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino and we’ll also be giving away a grand prize from our very own Boobie Wednesday store!

We will accept entrants from all over the globe, but we can only ship weekly prizes to residents of the US  (sorry everyone else), but we will ship the grand prize anywhere in the world, so make sure you still submit your entries!!

We’re really looking forward to this years competition, and we hope you are too! Make sure you spread the word! And don’t forget to give your boobies a feel so cancer won’t steal ;)

Written by your friendly neighbourhood blogger @WordMistressKiz (the blogger formerly known as @honey_is_evil)

 

 

 

Untold News. A must read.

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Our Friends at Digital Apparent Shot us a message the other day telling us about

www.UntoldNews.org

The mission of Untold News is to educate Americans about the Middle
East and the non-political aspects of Israel through dissemination of the
unknown stories about Israel’s many humanitarian acts, inventions and
start-ups. For example, it is not generally known that Israel has instantly
sent Crisis Teams to a number of nations in trouble, or that Israel has more
inventions and start-ups per-capita than all of Europe combined.

Untold News target audience is neither the committed nor those who are
decidedly anti-Israel. It is college graduates who are in the middle group
those who know little about Israel and are not actively seeking information.
Working with experts, Untold News is developing creative strategies and
distribution methods to proactively present the case in both traditional and
new media.

I checked out the stuff they sent us and i wanted to share it with everyone.

Untold News YouTube Channel
http://www.youtube.com/untoldnews

Growing Crops In The Desert
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FqHXdtyM3yo

Making The Ocean Drinkable:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2kKgTnevGM4

How to Move a Wheelchair with Your Nose?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mdal0Xozlc0

As you all know i take an interest in all things but humanitarian efforts mean alot to me. Please take the time to check this stuff out and i don’t think you will be disappointed with it.

The guys from Untold news are going to let us give away 2 gifts for them, A tote bag

And a $15 Barnes and Noble gift card.

Just check out www.UntoldNews.org then leave us a comment here and the winner will be picked next week.

Thanks so much to Digital Apparent and Untold News for reaching out to us.

The Facts… About the Twitter hype of @Boobiewednesday vs @BoobieWed

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Listen up, lovelies. I’ve got some things to share with you.

I have debated telling you this story. See, I’ve been taught that if you are wrong then you have no defense, but if you are right, then you have nothing to defend. Right or wrong, V. and I both feel that it’s necessary to explain our side of things. So here is the story, our side of the story.

Let’s start with the facts. Just under a month ago, V., the founder of @boobiewed on Twitter, became aware of a Twitter account named @boobiewednesday. The bio stated that these people were the founders of Boobiewednesday.

V. is one of the two original @boobiewed founders still running the team, though there are various people, me being one of them, that help her. She has worked very hard, over the past two years, to build and grow this organization. And in my opinion, it’s been a great success.

We are currently sponsored by several companies for fund raisers, which allow us to donate monies to various breast cancer charities. There’s a Boobie Wednesday Facebook where we post much of what is posted on Twitter. There is a café press store where we sell boobiewed and breast cancer awareness goods, and all those proceeds are also donated to various breast cancer charities. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and we’ll be selling Boobie Wednesday Girls and Guys trading cards. Again, all proceeds will be sent to various breast cancer charities. And finally, there is our website: www.boobiewednesday.org. The Boobie Wednesday team invites cancer survivors, family members and supporters to send in stories in regards to all different types of cancer, to be posted on the site.

V. was completely shocked when she became aware of the other page and she contacted me immediately. I am sure you can all understand her confusion and upset over this. How could this be happening? Why would someone do this? And honestly, it never occurred to any one of us that we should set up a second account for the sole purpose of securing the full non-abbreviated version of the Boobiewed name. We contacted the other users of this page and asked them to please change their name. They refused. Unfortunately some words were exchanged within the general time line on Twitter. You must understand, this is more than just a Twitter account. This is more than just a bit of laughs, where we occasionally talk about spreading breast cancer awareness, and this is certainly more than just a boob contest.

This is the heart and soul of two women who got together to start something different. They worked hard, and they have been successful. It is not okay to have another group of ladies decide to poach a name because it’s available, claim to be the founders, go on their merry way….then defend their actions as “All in the name of charity.”

We were called names and hammered almost daily. We’ve been labeled bullies for ganging up on the UK Boobiewednesday page. One person even called us “Yanks.” What does that mean exactly? How did this turn into a war between the US and the UK? The simple answer to that question is: it’s not. This has absolutely nothing to do with country or city or state or any other political nonsense. It has to do with integrity.

In any event, this was the stuff we were seeing and I tell you, it was damn hard not to rip some people’s heads off in the stream.  And there were times when we did. We feel this was inappropriate on our part. We aren’t bullies, and those tweets have been deleted. We offer our sincerest apologies to our followers and supporters for any unseemly behavior you may have witnessed from anyone on the BoobieWed team. We would much rather have behaved with grace and dignity.

So, I’ll ask you all: Is there that little integrity left in the world that all of the sudden it’s okay to take an organization’s name and ride on its coat tails? Is it okay for me to steal a car and then donate it to charity? I still stole the car, didn’t I? Does it somehow become less of a crime because I donated the car to charity? No, it doesn’t. It’s still wrong.

Boobiewednesday/Boobiewed is an established organization. It is protected under copyright laws and is in the process of obtaining a Trade Mark. We had to file a complaint with Twitter and after several rounds of correspondence they made the other gals close their account and pick a new name.

We will never quite understand why these ladies, who claim to want to spread awareness and get their message out there, decided they could use our name. Why not just pick your own name?  Or better yet, why not just reach out to us and see if we were interested in partnering–we would welcome the help. We work with many of the cancer pages on Twitter and Facebook. We support and RT their tweets and re-share their posts. We would have gladly supported this addition to the awareness family.

We certainly were not looking to start some sort of war. We simply wanted to protect what we have worked so hard for. I don’t think that is such a bad thing.

 

One of our loyal followers said it best:

 

I want to offer a huge Thank You to our loyal followers and supporters who have stuck by us and defended us throughout this episode. We truly appreciate you all! I’d like to now ask you all to leave the other group alone. You’re loyalty is appreciated, but its time to put this to rest.

We’d like all of us to move on now and we wish the other group much luck in bringing about awareness.

 

Thanks.

 

V. and WookiesGirl.

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