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  • Race for the Cure with Team Taiwan


When

Sunday
September 25, 2016
9:15 am – 1:00 pm

Where

Fashion Island
401 Newport Center Dr, Newport Beach, California 92660

Join TAP-LA as we partner with the North America Taiwanese Women’s Association (NATWA) Southern California Chapter for “Team Taiwan” in the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure! For 25 years, the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure has been the largest, most powerful event that raises significant funds and awareness for the breast cancer movement, celebrates breast cancer survivorship, and honors those who have lost their battle with the disease. This will be TAP-LA’s third year participating with “Team Taiwan” as we strive to increase awareness and visibility for Taiwan in the local community. Each participant will receive a free TEAM TAIWAN t-shirt! Please email gloria.hou@tap-la.org and we will do our best to accomodate!

To Register:
Visit: http://bit.ly/tapla_teamtaiwan. Select “Join Team” and complete the rest of the registration. The registration fee for adults is $35 ($40 on the day of, $25 for breast cancer survivors) with proceeds going towards breast cancer research. All ages are welcome!

We recommend to park at Corporate Plaza (PCH & Newport Center Dr.), then walk to our meeting place, Marriott Hotel, 900 Newport Center Dr., no need to shuttle.

Meeting Place:
Team Taiwan will meet at 9:15am in front of Newport Beach Marriott Hotel, 900 Newport Center Dr., Newport Beach, CA. Our race time begins at approximately 9:45am and ends by 12:15pm.

Lunch Gathering:
The 5k Walk/Run will commence at about 12:15pm. Afterwards, we will be gathering for lunch in Fashion Island at True Food Kitchen. With a wide, healthy selectionnlcuding ivegan, vegetarian, or gluten free options they offer something for everyone! To take a look at the menu please visit: http://www.truefoodkitchen.com/locations/newport-beach/

Background Information:
In September 2003, NATWA together with TAA and WUFI-USA launched “Team Taiwan Race for the Cure” project. Since then, NATWA has been actively encouraging members all across the country to join forces with other local Taiwanese Americans to participate in this fund-raising event for breast cancer research and education. Today, NATWA with its 15 chapters all over the United States and Canada, carries on the major activities and legacy of Team Taiwan, assisted by many of the original founder TA/TC (Taiwanese Canadian) Organizations, regularly participate in the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure (for Breast Cancer Research) and The Terry Fox Run (for Cancer Research, in Canada).

Susan G. Komen for the Cure is the world’s largest grassroots network of breast cancer survivors and activists fighting to save lives, empower people, ensure quality care for all and energize science to find the cures. Since 1982, the organization has invested nearly $1 billion to fulfill the promise becoming one of the largest sources of nonprofit funds dedicated to the fight against breast cancer in the world. http://www.komen.org/

Questions? Please contact Gloria Hou at gloria.hou@tap-la.org.

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