Pink Tie Ball Live Auction Preview

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The Pink Tie Ball is only weeks away (Saturday, June 6)! Our Live Auction items are one of a kind experiences! Plan your bidding strategy now so you don’t miss out…Our live auction packages include:

  1. Pink, sparkling and delicious treats from Wonderland Bakery.
  2. Dinner for ten in your home catered by Crème de la Crème, complete with server and KitchenAid goodies.
  3. Breathtaking Hawaii seven day vacation on the Big Island of Kona.
  4. Ever fashionable escapade at Saks Fifth Avenue at South Coast Plaza.
  5. Dinner for ten in the chef’s private dining room at Mastro’s Steakhouse in Costa Mesa.
  6. Up close and personal adventure at a taping of an episode of Two and a Half Men .
  7. Exclusive custom couture gown from the design studios of Oday Shakar.
  8. Ride of a lifetime on for two on the Goodyear Blimp – “Spirit of America” with dinner following at the Bluewater Grill.
  9. Meet and greet 14-time gold medalist and the record holder for the most gold medals at a single Olympics, swimmer Michael Phelps

The Pink Tie Ball will be held at the beautiful Noguchi Garden at Pacific Arts Plaza. The event will be a celebration of new hope brought to the fight against breast cancer.  Tickets for the Pink Tie Ball are $350 or $3,500 for a table of 10. Sponsorships are still available.

Seventy-five percent of the money raised at the Ball will benefit women and families in Orange County; the additional 25% will benefit the National Komen Award and Research Grant fund. If you haven’t gotten your tickets to the Ball and are interested in attending contact Tami Thompson at tthompson@komenoc.org

Congratulations Komen OC Volunteers and Pink Tie Guys

Komen OC Volunteers and Pink Tie Guys  were honored on Mother’s Day at Angel Stadium for their dedication to a world without breast cancer. Our very own Komen advocate Rebecca Hultquist was selected by Major League Baseball as the Angels honorary bat girl and even threw out the ceremonial first pitch!

There’s Never Been A Better Time to Give Back

fordIn times like these, there’s never been a better time to give back. So when you test-drive any Ford vehicle between April 21, 2009, and June 1, 2009, Ford will donate $20 on your behalf to Susan G. Komen for the Cure®, as part of their ongoing commitment to the fight against breast cancer.  Test drive at the following locations in Orange County:

KEN GRODY FORD BUENA PARK
CERRITOS FORD CERRITOS
THEODORE ROBINS, INC. COSTA MESA
TUTTLE-CLICK FORD LINCOLN MERC IRVINE
PACIFIC FORD LONG BEACH
VILLA FORD ORANGE
DAVID WILSON’S FORD OF ORANGE ORANGE
FAIRWAY FORD PLACENTIA
SANTA MARGARITA FORD RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA
CAPISTRANO FORD SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO
POWER FORD TUSTIN TUSTIN

When you test-drive a Ford, you’ll see a real difference. Drive one today.  Click here for more information.

Thank You Pink Tie Ball Chairs!

From L to R: Sue Parks, Analisa Ocana-Albert, Sharon Chan, Aletha Anderson, Marica Pendjer and Sally Molnar

From L to R: Sue Parks, Analisa Ocana-Albert, Sharon Chan, Aletha Anderson, Marica Pendjer and Sally Molnar

Let’s pause and pay homage to our Pink Tie Ball Leadership! Chair Aletha Anderson and Co-Chairs Analisa Ocana-Albert and Marica Pendjer are fabulously leading the Ball committee with their passion, professional knowledge and expertise. Our Chair and Co-Chairs have built a stellar committee filled with dedicated business and community leaders to join them in saving lives and ending breast cancer forever! Among those leading the fight are: Sharon Chan, Décor & Style Chair; Sally Molnar, Hospitality/Table Hosts Chair; Sue Parks, Sponsorship Chair.  Thank you! YOU ARE THE CURE! The Pink Tie Ball®, will be held on Saturday, June 6, at Noguchi Garden at Pacific Arts Plaza.

Komen OC Takes Our Promise to the Capitol!

Komen OC Advocates with our founder Ambassador Nancy Brinker (center)

Komen OC Advocates with our founder Ambassador Nancy Brinker (center)

On April 30, Komen OC joined more than 300 breast cancer advocates from across the country on Capitol Hill to urge lawmakers to support two recently introduced bills: the 21st Century Cancer ALERT Act and the Breast Cancer EARLY Act.   See how you can get involved in our Komen Advocacy Alliance efforts.

Rally for the Cure!

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Komen OC is honored to benefit from Rally for the Cure®. Rally for the Cure is a grassroots program designed to spread awareness about breast health and breast cancer through volunteered organized golf, tennis and social events.

Rally empowers people to support the mission of Susan G. Komen for the Cure by spreading awareness in their community through an activity they are passionate about.  Volunteer Ambassadors host and plan the events locally.  A registration fee of $20 per person enables participants to participate in a contest for a chance to win a grand prize.

Example contest include a closest-to-the-pin challenge for golf events and a round robin tournament for tennis events. In addition, each registered participant receives  event favors, important breast health information from Komen, as well as a one-year subscription to select Condé Nast magazines such as, Golf Digest, SELF, Bon Appétit and Condé Nast Traveler.  Click here to learn more about hosting an event at your club. Do it for your sister, your mother, your daughter, your friend … yourself.