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Businesses Rally Big Efforts to Benefit the Susan G. Komen Phoenix Affiliates' Fight Against Breast Cancer
Date:2/14/2010

TEMPE, Ariz., Feb. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Local businesses and the Change Your Game! Foundation will rally efforts to benefit breast cancer research and the Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Phoenix Affiliates on Saturday, March 6th, 2010 beginning at 8:30am.

"Change Your Game! Day" will be comprised of a charity golf tournament and kid zone event hosted by ASU Karsten Golf Course, 1125 East Rio Salado Parkway, and Tempe Marketplace, 2000 East Rio Salado Parkway, respectively. The day will conclude with a "Cocktails for the Cure" gathering from 6:30pm-9:30pm at the Mondrian Hotel, 7353 East Indian School Rd., in Scottsdale. The Mondrian will be donating 10% of net bar sales to cap off the day's fundraising efforts.

A tremendous amount of support is coming in from local businesses such as Dixon Golf and Alphagraphics (Elliot Rd. and Kyrene). The Kids Zone event will include a Games2U mobile gaming theater and mobile laser tag, bounce zone, a woodshop experience and sports clinics instructed by college athletes. A mobile mammogram unit will be onsite, at Tempe Marketplace, with a limited number of mammograms being sponsored to uninsured and under-insured women.

The Change Your Game! Foundation partnered with Disney Parks and Hands On Greater Phoenix taking advantage of Disney's "Give a Day. Get a Disney Day" promotion. So far, the event has rallied over 300 volunteer submissions with interest in supporting the ongoing fight against breast cancer. The Change Your Game! Foundation is donating close to 200 Kid Zone event tickets to the Boys and Girls Club of the East Valley and the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arizona.

About Change Your Game! Foundation

YOU have the power to change the game. The Change Your Game! Foundation, a non-profit organization, challenges students, athletes and leaders of all ages to make positive changes that impact lives, schools and communities in your world. The Change Your Game! Foundation provides our youth, teachers and civic leaders with the resources needed to promote positive youth development, health and wellness and a better education both locally and globally. Change Your Game by creating positive action in your world.

About Susan G Komen for the Cure, Phoenix

The Phoenix Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure® is one of 125 Affiliates around the world. With a dedicated staff and a volunteer base of more than 1,500, the Phoenix Affiliate serves Central and Northern Arizona including the counties of Maricopa, Apache, Coconino, Gila, La Paz, Mohave, Navajo, Pinal and Yavapai. The Komen Phoenix Affiliate was started by three members of the Junior League of Phoenix (JLP) to honor their friend who lost her life to breast cancer.  In 1993, JLP and Banner Health partnered to bring the Race for the Cure® to Phoenix.  That first Race drew 1,500 participants and raised $65,000.  In 2009, we held the 17th Annual Komen Phoenix Race for the Cure® and raised over $2 million!  This signature event draws thousands of survivors and supporters together each year to celebrate breast cancer survivorship, to honor those who have lost their battle with the disease, and to help raise funds and awareness for the fight against breast cancer. 

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