2016 Events

Teal Light Night | Sept. 8, 2016

7-9:30 pm | Clinton Presidential Center

AROVCC TLN-TICKET image 2016-general admission

$75 VIP Admission at 6:30pm

$50 General Admission

Presented by Contractors Specialty Service Company

Join us as we remember ovarian cancer women we have lost and help to raise money for ovarian cancer awareness in Arkansas! More info to come!

 Purchase tickets here.

 

 

 

Jill for Teal | Sept. 17, 2016

7-9 pm | Argenta Community Theater

Jill for

$50 VIP Admission at 6:30pm
$25 General Admission

Join us as we gather to listen to survivor Jill Stringham McDaniel and friends perform a concert to raise money for ovarian cancer education. VIP tickets include all access pass to the upstairs VIP lounge, private bar and appetizers.

Purchase tickets here.

 

 

7th Ovarian Cancer Survivors Luncheon

Join us as we honor ovarian cancer survivors in Arkansas!

Survivors are Free  |  Tickets are $35/pp or $300 per table reservation of 10  | RSVP required to janet@arkansasovariancancer.org

All reservations must be paid in advance by mailed check (PO Box 7796, Little Rock, AR 72217) or through Paypal here.

Special guests include:

Mallory Brooks, emcee

John Beard, Stage 1 Diagnostics

Amy Davis, Survivor

2016 Luncheon Invite

2015 Events

September 10, 2015 | Teal Light Night

Little Rock Marriott   |  6-9pm

This is our main annual fundraiser. Look for more information on our 2016 Teal Light Night coming soon.

 

May 8, 2015; 8:00 am   |   #Shootdowncancer Bow Tournament

12 Ring Archery, Conway, AR   |  $20,000 In Prizes From the Outdoor Industries Largest Companies

Celebrity Shooters from the Outdoor & Sportsman channels: Tombo Martin – Buck Commander Willi Shmidt – Pure Hunting Joshua Carney – Son of the South TV Rick Carone – Buck Commander and Sheep Shape Kristy Titus – RMEP Team Elk Kenton Clairmont – Train to Hunt and Sheep Shape

ALL CLASSES INCLUDING PRO: Entry Fee – $15 Pro – $25 cash payback Cubs Shoot FREE Novelty Shoots Sims Course, Long Dot Train to Hunt Mini Challenge (First Time in the Midwest)

For More Information on this exciting event, contact: 12 Ring Archery: 501-472-1097 Bo Dottley: 501-944-0921 Tim Endsley:501-749-3379

June 20-21, 2015; 8:00 am  |   WAR BIRDS OVER ARKANSAS

The Mid Arkansas Radio Control Society (MARCS) is proud to host the 2015 Arkansas Warbird Fun-Fly.   All proceeds will be donated to Cancer Research and Awareness/AROVCC… 8:00a.m. – until

•  10 categories-$50 prize each

•  $25 Landing fee for two days, $20 for Sunday only

•  Food & Drink available on site both days

AMA SANCTIONED EVENT  

CONTACT STAN KOPRESKI, CD  (501) 539-3656

   

2014 Events

We were excited to have a host of third party events in 2014 that honored AROVCC and our mission.  If you would like to host a third party event to raise funds for AROVCC, please contact us at arovcc@arkansasovariancancer.org

  • Jazzercise: Sat. Sept. 13, 2014, 8:50 am; Little Rock, AR. Donation at the door to dance. Wear your teal in support of Jan and in honor of Judy & Paula
  •  Zumbathon: Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, 12-2 pm; Curves at the Ranch, Little Rock, AR. Hosted by Owner Cindy Hodnett. The zumbathon will be sets of 20 minutes of zumba with breaks for door prizes. Donations appreciated
  • Hope Hike: Sun. Sept. 21, 1pm at the West Summit trail on Pinnacle Mountain, Roland, AR.

 

Light the Bridge:

Saturday, September 27, 2014. 6:00 pm. FREE Event.

We had a nice gathering of survivors and their family and friends at the Clinton Presidential Bridge in Downtown Little Rock as we watched the three bridges turn teal, purple and white forthe evening to bring attention ovarian cancer awareness. 

2014 SURVIVOR’S LUNCHEON

May 21, 2014  |  12 p.m.-1:30 p.m.

Doors open at 11:45 a.m. Arkansas Governor’s Mansion  |  1800 Center Street  |  Little Rock, AR The 2014 Survivor’s Luncheon did not disappoint for a 5th year in a row. We honored survivors and dined in fellowship with one another. We commenced the afternoon with a beautiful  butterfly release in the Mansion Garden honoring survivors and caretakers and remembering those whom have flown on to thier heavenly home. Survivors attended at no cost and received a complimentary butterfly. Tickets are $30; Table reservations for 10 $275 Payment required in advance Butterflies can be purchased for $10 each RSVP to Janet at 501-416-6824 or janet@arkansasovariancancer.org and please note any dietary restrictions. Featured speakers include: Governor Mike Beebe Alyse Eady, Channel 11 Morning News Anchor Christie Beck, MD

PAST 2013 EVENTS!

5TH ANNUAL ARTISTS FOR OVARIES – FRI., SEPT. 20TH | WOMEN’S CITY CLUB, LITTLE ROCK, AR

Friday, September 20, 2013 – 6:30-9:30 pm Online Tickets will close September 18th. Tickets will be available for purchase at the door for $45.00 each. Junior League of Little Rock, 401 Scott Street, Little Rock, AR Artists for Ovaries is a silent art and themed basket auction. Luminaries beautifully welcomed guests as they entered the building.

Artists for Ovaries was sponsored by:

ARKANSAS ALLERGY & ASTHMA CLINIC SIMMON’S FIRST NATIONAL BANK FAMILY OF A.T. GILLESPIE AY MAGAZINE GLAZERS DISTRIBUTORS SIMPLY THE BEST CATERING

SURVIVOR’S LUNCHEON – WED. MAY 29th 11:30-1:30  |  AR GOVERNORS MANSION, LITTLE ROCK, AR

Tickets: Survivors are FREE, each additional guest is $30/tables of 10 can be reserved for $275 Payment in advance is required. You can purchase tickets online through paypal below. This event featured a truly southern barbecue brisket lunch. Speakers included Governor Mike Beebe, Danielle Hoeme, Suzanne Holland, Deanne Etheridge, and Dr. Rebecca Stone, followed bya beautiful butterfly release in the Mansion garden. Contact Leah Elliott today for more information or in to inquire about being a sponsor: leah@arkansasovariancancer.org  or you may contact Lynn Bass at lynn@arkansasovariancancer.org. Please indicate if you have any dietary restrictions.

 

Below are details from our 2012 events. We are very thankful for your support and the wonderful volunteers that gave their time to our great cause.

2012 ARTISTS FOR OVARIES

Friday, September 21  |  6:30-9:00 p.m.  | Junior League of LR Building (Womens City Club) | 401 Scott Street, Little Rock, AR 72201

The 4th Annual Artists for Ovaries was huge success.  Our committee of volunteers did a wonderful job and we appreciate everyone that came out to support our cause. It is exciting to see this event grow to over 325 in attendance. We had a good mix of past supporters and new faces. What a joy to see! A lot of great art and baskets went home with excited supporters. Thank you!!! A special thank you to the following Sponsors:

Media Sponsors: Arkansas Press Association; AY MagazineTeal Sponsors: Simmons; Family and Friends of Pati Ledbetter; Family and Friends of Teresa Ashley; Patrick Houston; GlazersSurvivor Sponsors: Family and Friends of Carrie Bumgardner; Simply the Best; HarborHope Sponsors: Little Rocky Gynecology and Obstetrics, PLLC; John Robert and Lynn Bass; In Honor of Norma Hitt, a wonderful Mother and Grandmother; A.T. and Miriam Gillespie
Other Contributions from:  Coca-Cola; Flowers & Home; John Michael Vance; Nancy and Ron Kemp; Northside Heating & Cooling

 5th Annual Awareness Rally

Friday, September 7, 2012 |  4:00 p.m.  |  Rivermarket Pavilion, Little Rock, AR

Rally at the River!! We  released over 150 balloons from the banks of the Arkansas River to remember the 150 lives that were lost in 2011 from ovarian cancer.  Guests enjoyed teal colored punch, tea and cookies adorned with teal ribbons. Senator Jonathon Dismang read the Governor Beebe’s Proclamation declaring September Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, Senator Linda Chesterfield spoke on the importance of access to healthcare and quality medical facilities to help prevent ovarian cancer. Emma and Arden Elliott, daughter of survivor Leah Elliott, spoke about their experience watching their mom beat ovarian cancer. Dr. Rebecca Stone, a Gynecological Oncologist with UAMS addressed the  signs and symptoms of ovarian cancer. Family and friends were able purchase additional 36″ balloons and  attach their own message to release. A big thank you to CRAIN AUTOMOTIVE for their donation of the  balloons and helium and the Ed’s Gourmet Bakery for the wonderful teal ribbon cookies!!