Thursday, June 12, 2008

BMW ULTIMATE DRIVE FOR A CURE


Today my Husband, Son, Daughter in Law and I spent two hours driving BMW cars as part of the Susan G. Koman Drive for a Cure. For every mile we drove over a charted course BMW of North America will donate $1.00 towards finding a cure for breast cancer. There were many that took time out of their busy day to help this worthy cause. Our family drove the 12 mile course a total of seven times. It was a lot of fun cruising around in beautiful brand-new white, fully loaded cars. I think I liked the snazzy convertible the best. It is a bit more than my pocket can afford but a wonderful experience.
This 2009 BMW is covered with drivers signatures which everyone can sign at the end of the driving time.
PLEASE ENLARGE TO SEE THE WRITING MORE CLEARLY.
Worldwide, every 29 seconds a case of breast cancer is diagnosed.
More than 1 in 4 women age 40 and over still do not receive regular mammograms in spite of the proven benefits.
Early detection can help save lives. Start getting mammograms at age 40 unless your Doctor recommends starting earlier.
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20 comments:

evlahos said...

this is remarkable. a combination of fun time and offer of driving time for good purpose. well done

Olivier said...

c'est vraiment très original et c'est une très bonne idée sur un sujet vraiment très important.
it is really very original and is a very good idea on a subject very important.

Hilary said...

Good for you.. what a wonderful way to support a cause.

Steve Buser said...

Sounds like my kind of fun(d) raiser

Mrs. Me said...

I have had the privilege of doing this drive in several locations and i think it is a fun way to hopefully be a part of the cure.
p.s. i love the convertibles too!

Dianne said...

I have never heard of this fund raiser before. I'm going to check their website.

Bravo to you and your family. :)

Abraham Lincoln said...

Interesting. I have not seen anything like this before.

Patty, my wife of almost 53 years, has had breast cancer twice. Once in each breast separated by ten years. The last time was in 2007 and 2008 and she finished up her radiation treatments this spring. She is and will be on chemo for a long time.

Thanks for visiting my blog today.

Wanda said...

What a great ride.....Wish I had been there.

Ben said...

That's wonderful, Sue.

J. Andrew Lockhart said...

I'm still waiting on my BMW! :)
(my Mom died from breast cancer 19 years ago yesterday at the age 46)

CG said...

What a worthy cause. In the UK only women over 50 get offered mamagrams

Ratzfatz said...

Hello my dear Photowannabe,
long time I didn´t cross your blog, I am so occupied by my "real" job. I am sorry ..
Normaly I don´t have any relations to Mercedes or BMW in respect of our environment, clima ... and and. Any way ... the idea of the "drive for cure" is quiet good. And it is nice did you enjoyed!
Have nice weekend

Foster Communications said...

Looks like a very cool event!!! Way to go! :)

imac said...

Great photo and great thing to do, congrats.

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MedaM said...

You and your family are really amazing. You are always ready for the action in order to help what ever way you can. May God bless you all for your good deeds! This post is touching and really impressive!

John Roberts said...

Sounds like something I would enjoy doing more than a "walk-a-thon"! Maybe they'll do something like that down my way one day. BMW has a plant not too far from here in SC.

ruth said...

Way to have fun and make a difference!

Moi said...

Kudos, Sue. What a fun way to support a worthy cause. A close friend whose mom's a breast cancer survivor ran the Rock n Roll Marathon in san Diego early this month for the same cause. They all together raised close to 12 million $ for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. We are so proud of him :)

Max-e said...

What a worthy cause and a fun way to promote it

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