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Attend a Friends Event

Take part in - and contribute to - these upcoming fundraising events, which support the mission of the Friends of Norris Cotton Cancer Center. See a list of upcoming scheduled events with dates and times.

MARCH

Team Tennis to Smash Cancer

Team Tennis to Smash Cancer

Join us for the annual Team Tennis to Smash Cancer tennis tournament in March. There will be great competition on the courts, but the only score that counts is how much funds are raised to fight cancer. It's all about fun - fun for a great cause. Format: Round Robin Team Tennis vs 5 other teams.

For more information, visit TeamTennistoSmashCancer.org.

Annual Winter Festival for Prostate Cancer

Annual Winter Festival for Prostate Cancer

Join us at McIntyre Ski Area in March for a fun day on-and-off the snow. There is something for everyone: ski racing, tubing, pondskimming, face painting, kids activities, silent auction, food, tiki bar and so much more!

For more information, visit ChillCares.org

MAY

Kids 4 Kids Roll-a-thon

Kids 4 Kids Roll-a-thon

Kids at the Nature Academy in Nashua are significant supporters of Norris Cotton Cancer Center! When May rolls around each year, the children take part in a tricycle event to raise funds for cancer research and patient services at the facilities of The Nature of Things. What an inspiring event!

Seeds of Hope - Fashion Fundraiser for Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center

Seeds of Hope - Fashion Fundraiser for Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center

The Friends of Norris Cotton Cancer Center, with the support of Southern New Hampshire University, will host its annual "Seeds of Hope" fashion show in May to raise funds for patient services and cancer research at Norris Cotton Cancer Center.

Individuals or businesses interested in becoming an event sponsor or donating items for the silent auction, may contact Christine Telge at (603)703-6955 for more information.

For more information, visit www.seedsofhopefashion.org.

JUNE

Skip Matthews Memorial Father's Day Run

Skip Matthews Memorial Father's Day Run

The annual Skip Matthews Run in June commemorates the life of this exceptional friend, parent, husband, and personality. All proceeds from Skip's Run will benefit the Brain Tumor Research Fund at Norris Cotton Cancer Center. Participants choose from a 4-mile race or a 1-mile walk/fun-run (kids welcome!).

For more information, visit the Skip's Run website.

JULY

The Prouty Ultimate

The Prouty Ultimate

Cyclists will love this beautiful and challenging back-to-back century ride from Manchester, N.H., along scenic roadways into Hanover, N.H., the first day, participants then join The Prouty Century Ride on day two. Join the Ultimate fight against cancer!

For more information on how to take part in the Prouty Ultimate, or to sponsor a rider or group, visit the Prouty Ultimate website.

Learn how to become a corporate sponsor for The Prouty.

The Prouty

The Prouty

The annual Prouty in July is not to be missed! With a great variety of route lengths for biking, walking, rowing and golf - plus volunteer opportunities galore - there are MANY ways to be a part of The Prouty. The Prouty offers fitness, fun, food, camaraderie and most importantly - the chance to support research and patient services at our own world-class Norris Cotton Cancer Center. Let's Prouty!

Visit The Prouty site for more information and to sign up.

Learn how to become a corporate sponsor for The Prouty.

AUGUST

Green Mountain Motorcycle Ride

Green Mountain Motorcycle Ride

Join us in August for a beautiful ride of 120 miles through the scenic northern New England to raise money for cancer research and patient services at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center. This scenic route starts at NCCC in Lebanon and takes motorcycle and scooter riders through the mountains and countryside of Vermont and New Hampshire. The event concludes back at the Cancer Center with a BBQ celebration, guest speakers and music.

Visit the Green Mountain Motorcycle Ride site for information about the event and to donate to the ride.

Learn how to become a corporate sponsor for the Green Mountain Motorcycle Ride.

Playing for a Purpose Pre-Party and Jamboree

Playing for a Purpose Pre-Party and Jamboree

On one day, every August in Manchester, field hockey teams from all over New Hampshire participate in the Playing for Purpose Jamboree to support cancer research and patient services at NCCC. And this year there is a Pre-Party the night before featuring a silent auction, raffles and food – root the teams on at a game and/or join us for the party!

For information on how to participate, contact Christine Frietas at cafrietas@comcast.net or 603-759-7728.

Yoga! Take Cancer to the Mat

Yoga! Take Cancer to the Mat

Join us for the first annual outdoor yoga event to fight cancer! Come strike a warrior pose and have fun – fun for a great cause. Let’s stretch ourselves to raise money and make a real difference. A full day of outdoor yoga with two yoga styles of 45 minute classes offered hourly with mid-day special meditation guidance led by Bill and Susan Morgan.

For more information on how to participate, visit yogatakecancertothemat.org or contact Rebecca Gray (rebecca.gray@dartmouth.edu, 603-653-3628).

SEPTEMBER

Friends Fighting Cancer 5K

Friends Fighting Cancer 5K

Join us in September for the annual Friends Fighting Cancer 5K walk/run road race and 400M Kids Race in Manchester, NH. You’ll love this attractive route that travels through the old Mill District along the Merrimack River. Then enjoy a complimentary food, a beverage from Milly’s Tavern at the Post-race Party which includes cash prizes, awards, T-shirts, and music!

Visit the friends5k.org site for information and to sign up!

Learn how to become a corporate sponsor for the Friends Fighting Cancer 5K run.

Climb to Conquer Breast Cancer

Climb to Conquer Breast Cancer

We start our adventure on Moosilauke arriving at the Ravine Lodge at the base of Mt. Moosilauke in Warren, NH. Our climb up Moosilauke will be taking the Gorge Brook/Carriage Road route, which is 7.2 miles and about 2,500 feet of elevation gain round trip. Plan to check in and have light breakfast snacks.

To sign-up for Climb to Conquer Breast Cancer or to check out all of our Reach for the Peaks programs go to www.reachforthepeaks.org.

For more information on how to participate, contact Rebecca Gray (rebecca.gray@dartmouth.edu, 603-653-3628)

OCTOBER

Harpoon Octoberfest Road Race

Harpoon Octoberfest Road Race

Join the Friends Team in the Harpoon Octoberfest Road Race, while raising money to benefit the Friends of Norris Cotton Cancer Center. This 3.6-mile road race takes place the Sunday of Octoberfest. Work up an appetite for Harpoon Octoberfest beer, bratwurst, and some Oompah by kicking up your heels on this scenic course at the brewery. Prosit!

Visit the Harpoon Octoberfest Race website to register in order to participate in the event. Then go the extra mile to raise additional funds for cancer research and patient services by fundraising through the Friends Running Team website.

Kimball Union Academy's Playing for a Cure Day

Kimball Union Academy's Playing for a Cure Day

All are welcome to attend Kimball Union Academy's "Playing for a Cure" games in October. Root on Kimball Union Academy (KUA) students as they play soccer and field hockey in this day-long event. The event includes pink shirts decorated with mustaches for sale (to show support of research for men's and women's cancers), a bake sale, donation cans, fan prizes, and more!

For more information, contact Alex Liston at (603) 469-2117 or aliston@kua.org.

Pink and Blue Bash

Pink and Blue Bash

Get ready to have a rockin' night with the Friends! The Pink and Blue Bash raises awareness for breast and prostate cancers in Manchester, NH. The Halloween bash will feature live music, food, silent auctions, and costume prizes. Don't miss this "Thriller."

NOVEMBER

Monarchs Mullets in Movember Game

Monarchs Mullets in Movember Game

It's our annual Mullets in Movember game, where fans grab their mullet wigs at the door and we partner with Norris Cotton Cancer Center to help raise awareness for men's cancers!

Train Wayne & the Trainer Day

Train Wayne & the Trainer Day

Wayne and all the other Upper Valley trainers will be giving it their all to make this a worthwhile and entertaining event! All proceeds raised from this event go directly to the Friends of Norris Cotton Cancer Center.

Payback is ohh so sweet! With a donation of $5 per minute you can make your trainer do any exercise of your choice.

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