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Flames of Hope: Passport to Survivorship Expo

  • One Sabin Street
  • Providence, RI 02903
  • Dates: October 5, 2019
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Passport to Survivorship Expo-- October 5, 2019 8:00AM to 3:00PM, at the RI Convention Center
Experience your wellness at this FREE multisensory health event, featuring interactive exhibits, health screenings, vendors, giveaways and keynote speaker, Olympic Gold Medalist and cancer survivor, Scott Hamilton.

Enjoy a personal Meet & Greet Luncheon with Scott Hamilton for just $45.00.

First 500 people to arrive at Passport receive a swag bag and a $150 gift from Thrive Causemetics. Register at gloriagemma.org.


Celebration of Life Festival—October 5, 2019 3:00PM to midnight, at Station Park, Providence
Join us for this FREE festival and enjoy family-fun activities, as well as free concerts and the beautiful and moving Illuminations of Life Ceremony at sundown (6:30PM) on the State House steps. Headlining band: Montreal Rhapsody Orchestra, Food by Food Trucks in RI.

Ticketed events include:

Taste of Hope Food and Wine Tasting with exquisite tasting stations, a diverse selection of wine, and a seasonal sampling of beers. Getting a Taste of Hope at Flames of Hope will not be hard to come by, and it is open to guests 21 years of age and older. Tickets are $30 with unlimited tastings. This tent will be open from 7:00pm to 10:00pm.

Pink Party: Party like a rock star! Guests are sure to feel like VIPs as they enjoy food, drinks, and fun! Tickets are $50 and include 2 drink tickets for either an alcoholic or nonalcoholic beverage, open buffet, dessert, and dancing. This event begins at 7:30pm and ends at midnight.

Purchase tickets at gloriagemma.org. Discounts apply for purchase of both events.

Gloria Gemma Run-Walk Series—October 6, 2019, 8:00AM to 1:00PM, at Station Park, Providence

This is the foundation’s largest fundraiser, and monies raised are applied directly to the free programs and services provided to people affected by cancer, in our community. 3 races make up this event, so there is a race for everyone.

Kids Fun Run (9:00AM) Open to children 4-12, run in age-specific heats. Prizes awarded for the fastest times.

Pink Pump Palooza (9:30AM) This hilarious 50-yard dash is run in high heels by men and women.
Gloria Gemma 5K (10:00AM) Get your team together and run or stroll through beautiful historic Providence to help support the Gloria Gemma Foundation. Prizes awarded for the fastest times and highest fundraisers.

Register for any of the races at gloriagemma.org.