SAN DIEGO, July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Susan G. Komen for the Cure((R)), the world's largest grassroots network of breast cancer survivors and activists committed to ending breast cancer forever, announced today that its San Diego Affiliate will receive proceeds from the album release concert of Billboard-charting artist, Miz Mandy. The concert, set for Aug. 6 at Anthology Supper Club, will feature Miz Mandy along with more than 20 band and cast members performing songs from her sophomore album, 'Today's the Day.'
Miz Mandy co-wrote the majority of the tracks on 'Today's the Day' with producer, Patricio Pickslay. The album includes the recent Top 50 Billboard Dance charting track 'Sweet Fury of Love (Friscia & Lamboy Back 2 Soul Radio Mix)', the 'Best of' San Diego Magazine competition finalist 'Just Another Night,' and features her new music video track 'Let Love Be Free.' More information on Miz Mandy and her new album are available at www.MizMandy.com or www.Myspace.com/MizMandy.
"I have a close connection to breast cancer, as my grandmother lost her battle with the disease at age 65," said Mandy. "I hope that through my music, I can help increase awareness of this disease and communicate the message that early detection and proper care could save lives."
The 'Today's the Day' album release party takes place on Thursday, Aug. 6 at Anthology Music and Supper Club, which is located at 1337 India Street, San Diego, CA 92101. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., and the concert begins at 7:30. Tickets, which each include a Miz Mandy CD, are $15 for general admission, $25 for table seating and $38 for premium seating. Tickets are available at the Anthology box office at 619-595-0300 or www.AnthologySD.com.
About Susan G. Komen for the Cure, San Diego
Since its inception in 1995, more than $8 million has been given to local organizations that provide breast cancer education, screening, diagnostics, treatment and patient support for the uninsured or underinsured in San Diego County. Through a combination of fundraising events, grant-writing workshops, educational seminars and advocating for state legislation, the volunteers of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, San Diego are dedicated to addressing the immediate breast health needs of the communities they serve. Seventy-five percent of proceeds are awarded each year through a grant process to local organizations. Each grantee conducts a program that offers breast cancer education, screening or treatment to residents in the San Diego area. The remaining 25 percent is directed to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure National Grant Program to fund research on a national and international level. www.komensandiego.org.
About Susan G. Komen for the Cure
Nancy G. Brinker promised her dying sister, Susan G. Komen, she would do everything in her power to end breast cancer forever. In 1982, that promise became Susan G. Komen for the Cure and launched the global breast cancer movement. Today, Komen for the Cure is the world's largest grassroots network of breast cancer survivors and activists fighting to save lives, empower people, ensure quality care for all and energize science to find the cures. Thanks to events like the Komen Race for the Cure, the organization has invested nearly $1 billion to fulfill our promise, becoming the largest source of nonprofit funds dedicated to the fight against breast cancer in the world. www.komen.org
Contact: Laura Farmer Executive Director Susan G. Komen for the Cure, San Diego 858-573-2760 firstname.lastname@example.org
|SOURCE Susan G. Komen for the Cure, San Diego|
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved