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Community Events
The JCCF Community Events Program strives on the notion that individuals and organizations are able to create varying events confined only to their organizer's imagination for the purpose of promoting cancer awareness and raising funds vital to furthering cancer research at the Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center.

The growing success of this program has included several new events with the anticipation of more to come. Currently, the Community Events Program consists of several golf tournaments, car shows, boutiques and a variety of other special events.
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. Peggy Shin, Steve Bae & Linda Won One Vision, One Hope

One Vision, One Hope on May 20, 2007 at Lola’s Restaurant in West Hollywood raised over $5,500 for lymphoma, lung cancer, pancreatic cancer and leukemia research.

. Sally Plat, Eileen Harrington, Rose Lee Schentes, and Beverly Halpern at the Mah-Jong table Conejo Valley Guild 9th Annual Game Day

Conejo Valley Guild 9th Annual Game Day on May 8, 2007 in Westlake Village contributed nearly $7,000 to JCCC’s highest priority needs.

. The Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center booth at the Revlon/Run walk The Revlon Run/Walk for Women

The Revlon Run/Walk for Women, organized by the Entertainment Industry Foundation, is held annually in May at the Exposition Park Los Angeles Coliseum. Proceeds from the 2006 Run/Walk exceeded $2 million for the Revlon/UCLA Women’s Cancer Research Program.

. Mark Vazquez, myeloma survivor, participated in the MTV Run fundraiser organized by his father Manny Vazquez, Jr. MTV Run

MTV Run, part of the “Baker to Vegas” race in April 2007, raised $7,000 for multiple myeloma research.

. Mr. Hajee and Jourdan Carroll perform a Las Vegas-style tribute to Luther Vandross and Barry White. Par for The Cure Concert

Par for The Cure Concert held May 4-5, 2007 in Newcastle, PA was the perfect kick-off event for the annual Par for The Cure Celebrity Classic in October.

. 899 men signed up to receive free prostate cancer screenings, and 9 percent were notified to “see your doctor.” 8th Annual Cruisin’ For A Cure

8th Annual Cruisin’ For A Cure, on September 22, 2007 at the Orange County Fair & Exposition Center in Costa Mesa was chaired by Debbie Baker, and contributed over $75,000 to prostate cancer research at JCCC.


Other Community Events of Note:
  • Swim-Bike-Run for Cancer on September 9, 2007 was a triathlon from Venice to Downtown Los Angeles where David Grzechowiak raised $1,145 towards JCCC’s
    highest priority needs.
  • Chula Vista/Ken Lee Memorial Golf Tournament on July 9, 2007 at Chula Vista
    Municipal Golf Course contributed $30,000 towards breast cancer research.
  • 31st Annual Golf Tournament on June 11, 2007 at Los Robles Country Club, hosted by the San Fernando Valley Guild, contributed $7,000 to support JCCC’s highest priority needs.
  • Wally’s XV Annual Grande Marque Champagne Tasting on June 3, 2007 at Le Merigot Santa Monica Beach Hotel contributed $18,000 to JCCC’s highest priority needs.
  • Kathy’s Club Mother’s Day Luncheon on May 6, 2007 at the Valencia Country Club raised over $8,700 in support of the UCLA/Sarcoma Clinical/Translational Research Program at the JCCC.
  • Spider-Man 3 Charity Auction on eBay from May 2, 2007 until mid-June contributed over $12,350 towards JCCC’s highest priority needs.


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