By Jane Rung
Hope Chest a Breast Cancer Support Organization which empowers survivors.
The goal of the organization is to provide a positive support group for Breast Cancer survivors. We offer a unique paddling program along with a distinct health and fitness program for breast cancer survivors of all ages and fitness levels. Our purpose is to inspire Breast Cancer patients to lead active and fulfilling lives through our unique physical fitness program. Hope Chest proudly offers free exercise classes and is specifically designed to meet the unique needs of breast cancer survivors. Sessions last about one hour and include an aerobic warmup, strength training, Pilates, Yoga, stretching and relaxation. Hope Chest classes are held at the WNY locations of the BAC, see our website for more details hopechestbuffalo.org
Join us for a fun day to kickoff the 2018 Hope Chest Buffalo Niagara Dragon Boat Festival at Santora’s Pizza Pub & Grill- 7800 Transit Road, Williamsville! Sunday May 6th 1-4 PM *Live Music by Tim Britt*. Admission- $10 – all you can eat pizza, Cash Bar. Free Pizza for Dragon Boat Festival team members. Join us and learn about the sport of dragon boat racing and Hope Chest breast cancer survivor organization.
BUFFALO NIAGARA DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL
See the majestic sport of Dragon Boat Racing at the Hope Chest’s annual Buffalo Niagara Dragon Boat Festival. Join us for a day of dragon boat racing and fun-filled activities for the whole family. For those unfamiliar with the sport, dragon boating is a boat of 20 paddlers, a drummer and a steer person. It is a team sport that requires power, speed, synchronization and endurance. Teams will represent local Western New York corporations, breast cancer survivors, police forces, firemen, and other community organizations. When: Saturday June 16, 2018 Time: 7:45 AM – 5:00 PM Where: Buffalo RiverWorks, 359 Ganson St., Buffalo NY 14203. Hope Chest classes are held at the WNY locations of the BAC for Women. Visit HopeChestBuffalo.org for more details.