Our Events

World Sickle Cell Awareness Day 2011

Where: Escape Zone, Fort Myers, Florida

When: Sunday June 26, 2011 from 1pm until 5pm

The Escape Zone in Fort Myers has offered to sponsor an event Sunday June 26, 2011 for us in commemoration of World Sickle Cell Awareness Day. It will begin at their business on Cleveland Avenue, accross from Page Field. Roller skating, indoor activites, and an outdoor waterslide will be free for all children with Sickle Cell and adult patients. Be sure to remember to bring your swimsuit. They will supply pizza, unlimited drinks and cake for everyone. We hope this will bring families together to enjoy the day. Come on out to enjoy the fun. Remember all is free except for arcade games.

THANK YOU FOR THE SPONSORSHIP ESCAPE ZONE! IT WAS FABULOUS!

AND A SPECIAL THANK YOU TO KIM @ PERKINS RESTAURANT IN FORT MYERS

Bone Marrow Screening

Free Bone Marrow Screening and Blood Drive sponsored by Lee Memorial Hospital

Where: Lani Kai on Fort Myers Beach

When: July 31, 2010

Time: 9AM to 4PM

The Bone marrow registry is in great need of donors and bone marrow drives are not held locally very often. So we want to get the word out.

Race for Awareness

Faces of Sickle Cell Disease will be sponsoring a free kick off event in honor of World Sickle Cell Day.  Come and have a free photo taken in our Sickle Cell Theme race car – a late model car owned by Richie Anderson, #51.

When: June 19, 2010, Between 12 noon and 3 pm
Where: Stevie Tomato’s Sports Page 11491 S Cleveland Avenue, Fort Myers, FL 33907

Free Refreshments will be provided
Free prizes will be given
Win a bike – once you sign in at the event, your child will be entered in a chance to win a free bicycle.

Please RSVP Victoria.Frittitta@facesofscd.org

Graphic design artwork for the race car provided by Brenda at DeSoto Sign in Arcadia, FL

Many local businesses have supported our effort and we would like to recognize them. Chico’s FAS-WhiteHouse/Black Market-Pepsi-McDonald’s-Ale House-Famous Dave’s-Perkins-Shrimp Shack on Metro Parkway in Fort Myers, FL-Subway- First Note Music-Kristy Dean LMT who owns Therapeutic Massage Clinic- go to http://www.fortmyers-massage.com  -and a very special Thank You to Diamond Head Beach Resort on Fort Myers Beach, FL…You ALL for helping to make our event a success and Thank You for recognizing the importance of Sickle Cell awareness and contributing to our scholarship fund. 

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