Thank YOU for a Successful Weekend

A Thank You from Nikole Kolander, SSFC Chair: WOW, thank you everyone so much for an amazing weekend.   I hope all of you had a good time. I can’t begin to thank each of you enough for all your help and support through the planning process, set up, execution and wrap up.   It takes and… Continue Reading

Talk Like a Pirate

International Talk Like A Pirate Day brings fun for the whole family to Jantzen Beach on September 20th and 21st.  See and tour Portland’s very own Tall Ship Royaliste full of Pirates.  It’s all part of charity fundraiser Set Sail For A Cause sponsored by the Oregon Women’s Sailing Association in support of the Leukemia and… Continue Reading

ARGH – Ready for some fun?

See what the life of a Pirate is like as you tour the Tall Ship Royaliste, shop of of the many vendors in our Pirate Market Fair, or better yet, feel the wind across your face as you sail across the finish line in one of our two on-the-water events! If this wasn’t enough to… Continue Reading

Set Sail For a Cause – Sneak Preview

This just in – your SSFC planners are excited to announce that this year’s theme will be – PIRATES !! So, get your ARGH ! on and join us September 20-21st for a swashbuckling time. The pirate ship, Royaliste, will be there and so will it’s band of Pirates who bring fun and games with… Continue Reading

Set Sail for a Cause Returns – Sept. 20-21, 2014

We are thrilled to announce the dates for Set Sail for a Cause 2014. Mark your calendars for September 20th and 21st. In partnership with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, SSFAC will be a two-day event with a regatta, a Family Fun Day, an award celebration, music and more! If you are interested in being a part of… Continue Reading

Set Sail for a Cause takes sabbatical – 2013

Like someone taking a sabbatical, it is with mixed feelings that Oregon Women’s Sailing Association (OWSA) announces there will be no Sail for a Cure or Set Sail for a Cause this year. The event began when OWSA was just five years old and growing. Sailing is a life-enhancer and we were eager to share… Continue Reading

Breast Cancer Survivor and Providence Cancer Center Patient Looks Ahead to Set Sail for a Cause

The diagnosis of breast cancer means the beginning of many questions and many worries. What are the treatment options? What are the side effects of undergoing treatment? What happens next? With Providence Cancer Center, Oregon women have an answer to where to go to receive state-of-the-art, compassionate cancer care. When Alice Kienberger-Iverson, mother to Set… Continue Reading

Sail for the Cure takes a new tack, becomes Set Sail for a Cause

After 12 years and more than $270,000 raised, family sailing event “goes local,” will benefit the Portland-based Providence Cancer Center For 12 years, Oregon Women’s Sailing Association (OWSA) has mobilized volunteers to put on a first-class, family-oriented event that not only promoted sailing, but also raised money for the fight against breast cancer. For our 13th event,… Continue Reading

Ke KuKui to add Hawaiian flair this Sunday

This year, Sail for the Cure is proud to partner with the local Ke Kukui Foundation, whose mission is to preserve and share with our community the Hawaiian/Polynesian arts and culture by promoting education in literature, language, music and dance. As organizations that bring people together, Sail for the Cure and Ke Kukui make a… Continue Reading

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