Annual Fundraising and Awareness Events
Reach for the Peaks - Mt. Kilimanjaro
Dec. 26, 2013 - Jan. 6, 2014
Climb the highest peak in Africa and reach new heights in the fight against cancer when you sign up for this exciting Prouty Challenge Event. Event founder, Wes Chapman, and well-skilled guides will lead you up Kilimanjaro on a world-class hike that you will never forget! And all are welcome to donate to the Audrey Prouty Ribbon Brigade and personalize a yellow ribbon tribute to be brought to the top by the participants. More info at www.ReachForThePeaks.org.
The Friends of Norris Cotton Cancer Center, with the support of Southern New Hampshire University, will host its first annual "Seeds of Hope" fashion show to raise funds for patient services and cancer research at Norris Cotton Cancer Center.
Tickets for the event cost $50 per person and can be purchased at the following locations: Statement, K-Fab’s Boutique, Chill Spa; Milly’s Tavern; or on the web at www.seedsofhopefashion.org. 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.
Kids 4 Kids Roll-a-thon
Kids at the 2nd 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!
Total Image 5K/10K Road Race
Start your Cinco de Mayo off healthy! The Total Image 5K/10K Road Race partially benefits Norris Cotton Cancer Center. The start/finish line is at Jillian's Billiards Club, at 50 Phillippe Cote Street, Manchester, NH.
Friends Team Running The Covered Bridges Half Marathon
Sunday, June 1, 2014
Every June, the Friends Team runs the Covered Bridges Half Marathon, while raising money for cancer research and patient services at Norris Cotton Cancer Center. If you know anyone with a spot in the race, please encourage them to join the Friends Team!
Skip Matthews Memorial Father's Day Run
Sunday, June 15, 2014
The 11th Annual Skip Matthews Run will commemorate 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!).
Eastman Golf Tournament
The Eastman Benefit for Norris Cotton Cancer Center features an amateur golf tournament at beautiful Eastman Golf Links. Players may sign up (PDF) as singles, doubles, threesomes, or foursomes (players will be placed into foursomes if not signing up as such). There will be a variety of opportunities to compete for prizes and awards. Refreshments will be available throughout the day, followed by an after-party with hearty hors d'oeuvres and award presentations. There are advertising and sponsorship opportunities (PDF) for businesses and individuals alike.
The Prouty Ultimate
July 11-12, 2014
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!
Saturday, July 12, 2014
The 33rd Annual Prouty on July 12th 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!
Green Mountain Motorcycle Ride
Sunday, August 17, 2014
Please join us on August 17, 2014 for the 12th Annual Green Mountain Motorcycle Ride. 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 live music.
Playing for a Purpose Pre-Party and Jamboree
On one day, every year 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!
Friends Fighting Cancer 5K
September 7, 2014
Join us for the 6th 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!
Climb to Conquer Breast Cancer
Be part of a special day on "Dartmouth's Mountain:" Hike New Hampshire's Mt. Moosilauke, have dinner and spend the night before the hike at Moosilauke Ravine Lodge. After breakfast climb the 4,802-foot Mt. Moosilauke – a moderate 7.2 mile, day-hike up and down – all to raise funds for cancer research and patient services at NCCC.
Friends Golf Tournament at Candia Woods Golf Club
Join us for this great annual golf tournament in Candia, N.H. The event includes an 8:00 a.m. registration, 2:00 p.m. lunch, silent auction, raffles, and awards.
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 kicks off the Sunday of Octoberfest starting at 11 a.m. in Windsor, VT. 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!
Kimball Union Academy's Playing for a Cure Day
All are welcome to attend Kimball Union Academy's "Playing for a Cure" games. 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!
Colby-Sawyer Plays for Pink
Root on the North Atlantic Conference Volleyball Champion Chargers, as they team up for annual awareness and fundraising games! The annual Colby-Sawyer Plays for Pink event was started by the Chargers Women's Volleyball team and now includes Women's Field Hockey, Men's and Women's Soccer and Men's and Women's Swim and Dive.
River Valley Club Moving Mountains for Cancer Hike
Join the RVC team for a hike up Mt. Tom in Woodstock, VT. The leisurely, scenic hike is approximately one hour round-trip and KIDS HIKE FREE! Participants receive a T-shirt and goody bag.
For more information, call 603-643-7720, ext. 123, or email email@example.com.
CCBA Cancer Challenge
Start your month-long challenge any day during the month of October, 2014
Take the CCBA Cancer Challenge starting any day in October by purchasing and completing a month-long Bike, Run and/or Swim Challenge. Participants enjoy a discounted month of membership and the opportunity to earn free weeks! All Challenge Card proceeds benefit Norris Cotton Cancer Center.
Monarchs Mullets in Movember Game
Mullet Night returns to the Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester, N.H., to raise awareness of men’s cancers and raise funds for the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center. The first 3,000 fans at this hockey game will receive mullet wigs and moustaches! There are great group ticket packages available, so gather your gang and come see this game. Buy the $35 pack (ticket and T-shirt) and $5 will go to the cause!