August 08, 2018 – Standup for the Cure announced today that its sold-out Standup Muskegon event raised over $100,000, surpassing fundraising efforts in much larger cities.
WZZM 13 report featuring this year's Standup Muskegon event.
WoodTV interview with Elaine Bower, director of Betty Ford Breast Care Services at Spectrum Health, discussing reducing the risk for developing breast cancer and Saturday's Stand Up for the Cure event.
One in 8 women develop invasive breast cancer in their life. Each year, Susan G Komen Michigan heads to the lakeshore in Muskegon for Stand Up for a Cure. Hundreds of survivors and supporters come together for the weekend event to paddleboard and raise crucial funds.
Good Morning America and West Michigan's own Ginger Zee was in Muskegon for the annual Stand Up for the Cure event. S
Buy a Loon Paddle Board in the month of July and Loon Paddle Company will donate $100 in your name to Standup for the Cure!
Our Michigan Event, 3rd Annual Standup for the Cure Muskegon is a great example of a community coming together for a great cause.
We're using VolunteerSpot to organize our upcoming Sign-ups. And there are many different jobs to choose from. Please consider taking a look, calling your friends, school or civic group and helping us out.
KL Outdoor will be selling all the demo boards they bring to the Stand Up for the Cure Muskegon event!
On-Line Registration will close on Friday, July 8 at 6:00 pm.On-site Registration will open at 8:00 am Saturday Morning... but we may run out of shirts and goodies so you're better off just registering online now. :-)
Be sure to bid on:
A KONA Brewing “Big Wave” beach cruiser (bike) – valued at $500
A Riviera "Standup for the Cure" branded, pink SUP! - Estimated Value: $1,399
A kids' 5-6' soft top surfboard courtesy of Wet Mitten Surf Shop in Grand Haven. Estimated Value: $300
Child, Youth & Adult inflatable life jackets. Estimated Value: $550
A Jimmy Lewis Kanaha Paddle, courtesy of our friends at Treetown Boards. Estimated Value: $199
A 10.5' Sun Dolphin Ahala SUP from KL Outdoors. Estimated Value: $599
A Detroit Tigers' Fire Pit Ring, courtesy of our friends at Pro Fab. Est Value: $75
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Hey Muskegon - you're not just getting FREE SUP lessons on July 9, you're getting FREE SUP lessons from a world champ: Zane Kekoa Schweitzer, winner of the 2016 Ultimate Waterman! We don't think he's going to see waves like this in Muskegon, but then again it is Michigan and you just never know... Make sure you stop by and get an "InZane" lesson from Zane!
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We're using VolunteerSpot (the leading online Sign-up and reminder tool) to organize our upcoming Sign-ups. And there's lots of different jobs to choose from. Please consider taking a look, calling your friends, school or civic group and helping us out.
Here's how it works in 3 easy steps:
- Click this link to see our Sign-up on VolunteerSpot: http://vols.pt/6jeyiU
- Review the options listed and choose the spot(s) you like.
- Sign up! It's Easy - you will NOT need to register an account or keep a password on VolunteerSpot.
Note: VolunteerSpot does not share your email address with anyone. If you prefer not to use your email address, please contact me and I can sign you up manually.
While we will have plenty of boards on hand for people to demo, you can also rent boards for the full day so that you can have easier access to the water whenever you want. Special thanks to our board partners who help make sure everyone has a board! Contact them directly to reserve a board today:
- Treetown Boards - (734) 474-4070 (There's an online reservation form too)
- The Wet Mitten Surf Shop - 616-844-3388
- Starboard Rentals - 805-450-9490. Jim Brewer - firstname.lastname@example.org
- Bote Boards - 810.275-7351. Chad Johnston - Chad@boteboard.com
- Blk Box - 630-209-2038. Matt Lennert - Mattlennert@att.net
- 37 North - 231-652-2800. Greg - email@example.com
- Mackite - 616-607-9355