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Komen Orange County Marches in Huntington Beach Fourth of July Parade

Komen Orange County was grateful to recently participate in the 108th annual Huntington Beach Fourth of July Parade.  A team of more than 40 survivors marched along Main Street in Huntington Beach to help spread breast health awareness and generate buzz about the upcoming Race for the Cure on Sunday, September 23.

The two mile parade began on the Pacific Coast Highway at 10:00 a.m., turned left onto Main St. and ended just after Yorktown Ave.

Men, women and children of all ages showed their support by wearing pink Komen OC T-shirts and carrying pink pompoms.

Dr. Lisa Guerra, 2012 Survivor Award recipient for Outstanding Breast Health Advocate, waved pink pompoms from the back of a pink Komen OC golf cart.

The Huntington Beach Fourth of July Parade and Festival is said to be the biggest Independence Day celebration in Southern California. Thank you to all of our supporters and survivors who participated in the Huntington Beach Fourth of July parade.

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Support Komen in Huntington Beach this Sunday

Support Komen in Huntington Beach this Sunday

The weather and the beach are two reasons we love Orange County. This Sunday, October 11, you can enjoy both AND help the Komen Orange County Affiliate. Be at The Shorebreak Hotel at The Strand in Huntington Beach from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday for their monthly art and cultural event. Admission is $10 per person, with all fees benefitting Komen.

You need to know that The Shorebreak Hotel is located just off the beach where Pacific Coast Highway meets the Huntington Pier. Great spot! The event will feature art from local galleries and artists, as well as live music. Wine will be provided by Coppola Diamond Series and light appetizers provided by the new restaurant Zimzala, featuring Mediterranean-influenced cuisine. Your admission fee includes two wine tickets and one plate of appetizers. If you purchase art or a meal from Zimzala, additional donations will be made to Komen.

 The forecast high for Sunday in Huntington Beach is 71 degrees. Sunset – with a pink glow – will be at 6:28 p.m.  See you on Sunday from 3 to 6 p.m. at The Deck at The Shorebreak Hotel in Huntington Beach to enjoy life and help Komen. For more information about how to get to The Shorebreak Hotel, visit www.theshorebreakhotel.com.