Jump, Jive & Thrive For Breast Cancer Research

posted by MYFM - Lisa Foxx - 

Jump, Jive & Thrive...bringing the excitement & energy of gymnastics, dance & music together to celebrate cancer THRIVERSHIP in a totally unique sport and song extravaganza highlighting the power & magnitude of the human spirit.To benefit Breast Cancer Research Foundation

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Join us and the biggest names in gymnastics, dance, and music on Sunday, Oct 8th as we celebrate cancer THRIVERSHIP all to benefit the National Breast Cancer Foundation. Enjoy performances from Melissa Etheridge, Laurie Hernandez, Nastia Liukin, Dancing with the Stars' Mark Ballas, Lindsey Stirling, Jordyn Wieber, Shannon Miller, Chloe Lukasiak, Le Rêve, the 2017-2018 UCLA Gymnastics Women's team, and more!


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A collection of amazing musical artists, dancers, gymnasts, and more are coming together for a one night show to honor those that have battled & survived cancer and who are now thriving in life!

Jump, Jive & Thrive; A celebration of sport, song and survivorship is showcasing a star studded cast of artists and athletes featuring a tribute to Valorie Kondos Field, cancer survivor, head coach of the UCLA Bruins Women’s Gymnastics Team, and show creative director and executive producer.

The show will include live music and gymnastics featuring but not exclusive to:

  • Melissa Etheridge (cancer survivor & musician)
  • Shannon Miller (cancer survivor & US Olympic gymnast)
  • Laurie Hernandez (US Olympic gymnast)
  • Betty Okino (US Olympic gymnast)
  • Sam Peszek (US Olympic gymnast)
  • Jordyn Wieber (US Olympic gymnast)
  • Brandy Johnson (US Olympic gymnast)
  • Sydney Johnson-Scharpf (former USA Gymnastics National Team member)
  • and more…

With financial help from Pfizer, a premier biopharmaceutical company, show Producer Mike Burg has enlisted Miss Val and some top names to produce this event that include; Dominic Zito, USA Gymnastics National Team Choreographer and of many post Olympic gymnastics tours and shows.

Co-hosts for the night are Samantha Harris (cancer survivor and former host of DWTS), Scott Hamilton (cancer survivor and US Olympic figure skater), and Shannon Miller.

This amazing celebration of life & survivorship will be held on Sunday, October 8 @ 6pm PST at Pauley Pavilion on the UCLA campus. If you can not make the live show, it will be televised on CBS on Saturday, October 21 at 1:00pm EST.

The majority of the proceeds from the show will be donated to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.  The mission of BCRF is to “prevent and cure breast cancer by advancing the world’s most promising research”.

Sources: jumpjiveandthrive.com, bcrf.org

Thanks to my guest: Valerie Kondos Field...for tickets and more info:

http://jumpjiveandthrive.com/

http://bit.ly/JJT_Tickets

#JJT #JumpJiveandThrive #BCRF

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