The Fourth Annual Wings of Hope to benefit the Cancer Support Community Delaware kicks off Wednesday, Aug. 13, with the Campaign for Hope. This prelude to the Butterfly Release set for Sept. 13 brings the event to its community roots.
Businesses and organizations throughout Sussex County will be selling seeded paper butterflies to honor friends and loved ones impacted by cancer. Epworth United Methodist Church, Grace United Methodist Church, All Saints’ Episcopal Church, Dimitra Yoga, Rehoboth Beach Public Library, Tomato Sunshine and Surf Bagel are just a few of the locations selling butterflies. Beauties and Butterflies - Salons Supporting CSCD, chaired by Drexel Davison of Bad Hair Day? includes over a dozen beauty salons participating in the Wings of Hope by selling butterflies. For a complete list of butterfly sales locations, go to www.cancersupportdelaware.org/wingsofhope.
Thousands of paper butterflies will be displayed at the Wings of Hope ~ A Butterfly Release from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.,Saturday, Sept. 13, on the grounds of the Medical Arts Building at the Beebe Health Campus on Route 24 in Rehoboth Beach.
This very special celebration of life is highlighted with the release of 250 live monarch butterflies in recognition of Sussex County friends and neighbors impacted by cancer. Admission is free. The event also features vendors, demonstrations, refreshments and children’s activities.
Wings of Hope sponsors to date are Grotto Pizza, Sposato Landscape, Delmarva VOIP, Tunnell Cancer Center, Morris James LLP, Jack Lingo Realtor, Lyons Companies, Del-One Foundation; VFW 7447 Men’s Auxiliary, Tunnell & Raysor, Tidewater Utilities, Bad Hair Day?, Atlantic Refrigeration and Air Conditioning, Christine Hannaway MD, Grace United Methodist Church and Home Depot. Media sponsors are WBOC-TV16, Cape Gazette, Delmarva Broadcasting and Letters from CAMP Rehoboth.
For more information about the Cancer Support Community Delaware and the Wings of Hope, visit www.cancersupportdelaware.org or call 302-645-9150.