Check out all of the great Komen opportunities/events/partnerships we are SPOTLIGHTING on our website this year!
It's Komen day all day long this Thursday at Ruby Tuesday's on Youree Drive
A special thank you to our donors, LaBloom Florist, Julianne's Bakery, Batter Up, Jason's Deli, Mrs. Fields Cookies, Kroger, and Buffalo Wild Wings in Shreveport.
I would also like to thank everyone who stopped by!
March 21-Captain Shreve
March 25-Bossier Parish Community College
March 26-Benton High School
April 15-Airline High School
For more information on hosting a game, contact the NWLA Affiliate at (318) 220-7050.
Some examples of third party events/partnerships from 2012 included Blanchard Music Festival, Susan's Closet, Tough Enough to Wear Pink, and the Shreveport Fire Department.
For more information on applying to host a third party event, please call Lindsay at 220-7050 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please visit komen-cars.org for more information or call us (318) 220-7050!
Christus Schumpert Medical Center has been awarded a new grant from the NWLA Affiliate for a Breast Cancer Support Group.
The group meets once a month at the Christus Schumpert Breast Center at 902 Olive Street in Shreveport. This group is open to any breast cancer survivor regardless of where she/he was treated.
For more information, please call Kelley at (318) 220-7050 or email at email@example.com
The Los Solitarious Motorcycle Club will be hosting the first annual Save the Boobies Poker Run September 28, 2013 at 10:00am at the Bossier City Harley Davidson Dealership. There will be food, raffles, and more! For more information please contact Tracey and Frank Cornell at (318) 742-2704.
Stacey Birdwell and Barbara Sellers, of the Shreveport Bossier Firefighters Association, with Senator Mary Landrieu in Washington D.C.
Shreveport Fire Department Unites With
Susan G. Komen to raise awareness
about breast cancer.
Over 550 SFD employees proudly support this effort. Shreveport Fire Chief Craig Mulford, along with members of the International Association of Fire Firefighters (IAFF) Local 514, Ranchland Uniforms and the Northwest Louisiana Affiliate of Susan G. Komen, will unveil the Department’s new uniform to support women (and men) in their fight against breast cancer and other cancers.
“This collaboration between our department and Susan G. Komen for the Cure will be the first in Northwest Louisiana, and we are proud to take the lead to publicly show our support of this worthy cause,” said Mulford. “Everybody knows someone who has been affected by this horrible disease, and anything we can do to actively raise knowledge and awareness is needed.”
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the SFD will proudly don these uniforms from Monday, October 1, 2012 through Monday, October 8, 2012. Tee shirts can also be purchased by the public for $20 and will go on sale September 1, 2012 at Ranchland Uniforms on Airline Drive near Ellis Pottery. Shirts will also be available at the Race in September.
We are so excited to join forces with GOBZA to begin raising funds for the Northwest La. Affiliate of Susan G. Komen. The new deal site will be launched in the Northwest La. area this AUGUST!!!
Here's a personal letter from the Gobza team, "The excitement is building. Although we haven’t launched yet, we already have tons of subscribers from all 50 states and 42 countries. That’s incredible, but it's only the beginning. Great things are ahead for you, for your local businesses, for your favorite nonprofits, and for Gobza. We can hardly wait. We are asked this all the time. "If Gobza is free for businesses, how does Gobza make money? And, how do I make money from Gobza?" So, let's make sure that you understand exactly how YOU benefit by expanding your GobzaVerse. When a business (which signed up with Gobza for free) creates a GobzaOffer, Gobza earns ... nothing. (Gobza is a free advertising platform for businesses.) We want local and national businesses to advertise offers on Gobza because a variety of GobzaOffers will attract more shoppers. Shoppers pay a small GobzaFee to receive the offer. The GobzaFee for each offer is determined by our "Pricing Matrix" that is based on a percentage of the savings passed on by the business to the shopper.
An offer that has a savings to the shopper of $10 would have a GobzaFee of $1. (Shopper spends $1 to save $10.)
An offer that has a savings to the shopper of $100 will have a GobzaFee of $8. (Shopper spends $8 to save $100.)
An offer that has a savings to the Shopper of $1,000 will have a GobzaFee of $50. (Shopper spends $50 to save $1,000.)
After paying the GobzaFee by credit card or PayPal, the shopper immediately receives the GobzaOffer via email or on their smartphone. The shopper then takes the GobzaOffer to the business and pays the discounted amount on the GobzaOffer directly to the business at the point of sale. To reward our community, Gobza takes the GobzaFee and pays a 2% commission to each of the eight connectors directly linked to the transaction. This includes the four connectors of the business that sold the GobzaOffer and the four connectors of the shopper who purchased the GobzaOffer.
Here's how it works...
Annie signs up with Gobza. She sends her unique GobzaLink to Bayside Seafood Restaurant and they sign up for free. Bayside Seafood is now in the first wave of Annie’s GobzaVerse.
Bayside Seafood creates a GobzaOffer for 35% off $100 or more. The value of that GobzaOffer to any shopper who buys it is $35. So when Mark, the shopper, buys the offer, he pays a GobzaFee of $3.50 to save $35 at Bayside Seafood.
Mark takes his family to Bayside, enjoys his favorite seafood dinner, and when he gets the bill for $100, he pulls out his credit card and pays Bayside $65. Mark saved a total of $31.50 ($35 savings minus $3.50 GobzaFee), and Bayside gets its money immediately at the point of sale.
Gobza takes the $3.50 GobzaFee paid by Mark and distributes a 2% commission to each of the eight connectors associated with the transaction – the four connectors associated with Mark and the four connectors associated with Bayside Seafood.
That’s a total of 16% of the GobzaFee paid out on every transaction.
When a connector has accrued monthly commissions of $10 or more, Gobza distributes the payment directly to the connector's PayPal account.
Gobs of New Members
We want to welcome the following businesses and organizations to Gobza: Gallery Furniture, David Toms Foundation and Ciro's Restaurant.
Gobs of Love,
Thank you for supporting us through signing up for the completely free Gobza site. Register at gobza.com/16948
Perot Plumbing is proud to be a Partner with Susan G. Komen in “Working for the cure” for breast cancer. Owner Parker Perot said, "We will donate 10% of every service call made by our signature “PINK RIBBON TRUCK”.
We provide a variety of plumbing services such as installing or repairing faucets, bath tubs, toilets, clogged drains, hot water tanks, gas line repairs and test, cracked or broken pipes for both residential and
commercial needs. Please join us in supporting this worthy cause by calling us for all of your plumbing needs!"
The Northwest Louisiana Affiliate is pleased to announce a one year partnership with Perot Plumbing as they debut the pink plumbing truck and continue like so many others to "work for the cure!"