Summer 2006 - Divas For A Cure
Cross-Country Breast Cancer Motorcycle Run

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2007 Divas For A Cure Cross-Country Breast Cancer
Motorcycle Run

October 21, 2006Divas For A Cure presents check for $25,000 to M.D. Anderson for Breast Cancer Research

We are proud to announce that on October 21, 2006 Divas For A Cure, accompanied by members of the "NABSMC" National Association of
Buffalo Soldiers Motorcycle Club (Houston, TX Chapter) presented a check to M.D. Anderson (Nellie B Connally Breast Cancer Center) in the amount of $25,000.

 

The presentation was hosted at Stubbs Harley-Davidson in Houston, TX.



Eric Jerome Dickey, Divas For A Cure & Swedish American Center for Women on Podcast

Listen to Eric Jerome Dickey and Divas For A Cure discuss "CHASING DESTINY" and the Diva Ride for A Cure Cross-Country Breast Cancer Motorcyle Run on Tricom Podcast. Read More...

Thousands of women annually are diagnosed with breast cancer, in California alone; more than 21,000 women will hear the words "you have breast cancer." An estimated 4,000 will die.

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Agenda Magazine

Interview by Kaylene Peoples, Editor - Agenda Magazine

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We are pleased to announce the mission was accomplished. We arrived safely to Oakland, CA at 5:45 PM on Monday, August 14, 2006!

DFAC made all of it's sponsored stops, dealership obligations, honored it's commitments, made every stop on the Official 2006 DFAC Published Route and one extra - - on time! The cumulative total for donations collected has not yet been tallied but are estimated at approximately $25,000.

We were interviewed by more than 6 television networks, several different newspapers, and several radio stations and also filmed three short documentaries with independent video producers at and/or near the NBR in Florida. We also recorded a Breast Cancer Awareness Podcast with TrimCom & Swedish American Medical Foundation, soon to be released to the internet.

The ride was long (8,593 miles) and hot (temperatures ranging from 90 -120 degrees, rain, thunder and lightening storms, and even hail).

Divas For A Cure – “DFAC” (Jan Emanuel, Aj Jemison, and Michael Proctor) along with Harry Howard, Chase Vehicle Driver and another rider (Linden Bob, Pick-up Rider) keep to the mission (“Promoting Breast Cancer Awareness & Raising Funds for Breast Cancer Research”).

More details to follow but please check out: www.DivaBlogs.com


Completed the entire Official 2006 DFAC Published Route:

  • Jan Emanuel, DFAC Founder & President
  • Michael Proctor, DFAC Advisory Board Member & 2006 Road Captain
  • Harry Howard, Chase Vehicle Driver

  • Aj Jemison, DFAC Board of Directors, Secretary
Aj Jemison completed her committment to ride the 1st leg of the run (San Francisco to Florida) and fly back to California. She continues to champion the cause and is currently organizing fundraising efforts on behalf of DFAC.
  • Linden Bob, Pick-Up Rider
Bob started his journey in Newark, NJ and road all the way to San Francisco, CA to ride with DFAC on our cross country mission and ended his route with DFAC in New York.
Although some of the participants did not complete the entire ride with DFAC, we would like to acknowledge and thank everyone that participated.
  • Judy-Ann Young, Core Group Rider (departed from DFAC in Childress, TX)
  • Kim Terrell, Core Group Rider (departed from DFAC in Childress, TX)
  • Tammy Bisconer, Core Group Rider (departed from DFAC in Childress, TX),
  • Gayle Merritt, Core Group Rider (departed from DFAC in Childress, TX)

  • Mary Lowery, Core Group Rider (departed from DFAC in Westly, CA)

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