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Calling all Dragon Boats!

Get Your Paddles Up.

The Battle’s On!

Get involved in St. Rose Dominican Hospitals’ third annual Rose Regatta Dragon Boat Race & Festival at Lake Las Vegas, and paddle your way to raising funds in support of R.E.D. Rose and breast cancer services provided by St. Rose Dominican Hospitals and the Barbara Greenspun WomensCare Center of Excellence.

“This is one of the most fun and spirited fundraisers in southern Nevada,” says Sandra Morel, Breast Health Navigator for R.E.D. Rose. “Individuals and business-sponsored teams of all levels are welcome.”

This year’s Rose Regatta is Saturday, October 8, 2011 at Lake las Vegas.

Following are ways to support the Rose Regatta:

Paddle – Form a dragon boat team of 14-20 paddlers, plus a drummer, or sign up for th event as an individual paddler and be assigned to a team. Registration packets, pledge forms and practice schedules are available at www.roseregatta.org and the WomensCare Centers.

Make a Pledge – Pledge a donation to an individual or team participating in the Rose Regatta or support any of the following tributes*:

Paint a Paddle – Purchase a Paddle for $10 from the WomensCare Centers, paint it or decorate it, then return it to be displayed and sold at the Rose Regatta.

Light a Lantern – Purchase a Chinese lantern ($5 at the event) that will adorn the floating stage as a symbolic gesture to light the paths of hope and healing for women and men affected by breast cancer.

Float a Flower – Buy a flower at the event and toss it on the water during a traditional “flowers on the water” tribute honoring those who are living with breast cancer or who have lost their battle to the disease.

Cheer – Clap, holler and hoot for Rose Regatta paddlers and performers during the day-long fundraising event.

*Donations – Donations can be made directly to the Rose Regatta c/o St. Rose Dominican Health Foundation, 3001 St. Rose Parkway, Henderson, NV 89052, or by phone at (702) 616-5751.

Make sure to visit: www.roseregatta.org for the registration packet, additional informaiton and to watch our video!

Rose Regatta Dragon Boat – on the water

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