Share the Care

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In 2015, western Yavapai County businesses, schools, clubs and more sponsored events to support Share the Care and the BreastCare Center at YRMC. From classic cars to rodeo cowboys, Share the Care events had the flair and fun for which our community is famous.

Explore the creative ways our community came together to Share the Care in 2015. Want to get involved in Share the Care this year and beyond? Call the YRMC Foundation at (928) 771-5396.

    Ask Dave Barrett, President of locally owned Barrett Propane Inc., about his company’s pink truck and he’ll tell you it’s his organization’s way of showing support for Breast Cancer Awareness. “We’re proud to share a portion of the proceeds from this truck with the BreastCare Center at YRMC,” Barrett said. Barrett Propane donates a penny to the BreastCare Center at YRMC for every gallon of propane delivered by its pink truck throughout the year.

     

    Since 2012, the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and Yavapai College volleyball teams have taken to the court for the annual Cross-town Battle Against Breast Cancer. The friendly competition helps support breast cancer screening with the teams donating game admissions and t-shirt sales to YRMC’s BreastCare Center.  

     

    Gurley Street Grill is one of a fleet of independent restaurants owned by siblings Krystal Peterson Burge and Mark Peterson, founders of Fork in the Road Inc. Gurley Street Grill and other area Fork in the Road restaurants – Murphy’s Restaurant and The Office Cantina – sponsor Boot Out Breast Cancer during October which is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. In past years, the restaurants have sold pink boot koozies and donated the proceeds to the BreastCare Center at YRMC. Donations were also accepted in the pink boot at Gurley Street Grill. 

     

    The 2015 fall issue of Homes & Land Magazine outlined how area realtors and businesses joined with the magazine to support the BreastCare Center at YRMC.

     

    The Jackass Bar & Grill on August 1, 2015 sponsored a steak fry that benefited the BreastCare Center at YRMC. 

     

    Murphy’s Restaurant is one of a fleet of independent restaurants owned by siblings Krystal Peterson Burge and Mark Peterson, founders of Fork in the Road Inc. Murphy’s Restaurant and other area Fork in the Road restaurants – Gurley Street Grill and The Office Cantina – sponsor Boot Out Breast Cancer during October which is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. In past years, the restaurants have sold pink boot koozies and donated the proceeds to the BreastCare Center at YRMC. Donations were also accepted in the pink boot at Gurley Street Grill.

     

    The Office Cantina is one of a fleet of independent restaurants owned by siblings Krystal Peterson Burge and Mark Peterson, founders of Fork in the Road Inc. The Office Cantina and other area Fork in the Road restaurants – Gurley Street Grill and Murphy’s Restaurant – sponsor Boot Out Breast Cancer during October, which is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. In past years, the restaurants have sold pink boot koozies and donated the proceeds to the BreastCare Center at YRMC. Donations were also accepted in the pink boot at Gurley Street Grill. 

     

    Race cars, classic cars, motorcycles and other vehicles make their way to the annual Tri-City Knights Cruise-In on a Saturday in October. The Cruise-In – open to club members and non-members – donates participant entry fees to support the BreastCare Center at YRMC. Event organizer Randy Flory said his wife is the inspiration for the Tri-City Knights Cruise-In. When diagnosed with breast cancer a number of years ago, she received care at the BreastCare Center at YRMC.

     

    Since 2012, the Yavapai College and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Yavapai College volleyball teams have taken to the court for the annual Cross-town Battle Against Breast Cancer. The friendly competition helps support breast cancer screening with the teams donating admissions, and t-shirt sales, to the BreastCare Center.

     

    Prescott Frontier Days®, Inc. – host of the World’s Oldest Rodeo® – partners with Wrangler’s® Tough Enough to Wear Pink™ initiative to raise funds for the BreastCare Center at YRMC and its mission to prevent, detect and treat breast cancer. As part of its 2015 efforts to support the BreastCare Center at YRMC, Prescott Frontier Days sponsored a Tough Enough to Wear Pink booth where people bought t-shirts, bracelets, bags, hats and other items during the Rodeo. Prescott Frontier Days also hosted a dinner and a silent auction to support BreastCare Center at YRMC patients in need.