Sunday, April 21, 2013

Jumeirah Beach Hotel hosts sports day in aid of Friends of Cancer Patients - فندق جميرا بيتش يقيم يوماً رياضياً لدعم جمعية أصدقاء مرضى السرطان

Friends of Cancer Patients (FoCP), the cancer-specific charitable organisation's cause was highlighted through an exclusive sports day which was hosted by Talise Spa at Jumeirah Beach Hotel on Friday 19th April
أقام منتجع تاليس سبا في فندق جميرا بيتش بدبي يوماً رياضياً خاصاً، الجمعة الماضية 19 أبريل، سلط الضوء من خلاله على أهداف جمعية أصدقاء مرضى السرطان، المنظمة الخيرية المعنية بمرض السرطان في دولة الإمارات العربية المتحدة
The event, taking place under the motto 'Be Bald, Stay Beautiful', was aimed at raising awareness of cancer and cancer-related issues whilst promoting the noble work of the cancer charity which provides moral, financial, emotional as well as medical support for cancer patients and their families. 
وتَمثل الهدف من الفعالية التي جرت تحت شعار "كن أصلعاً تبقى وسيماً" في رفع مستوى الوعي بمرض السرطان، وبالقضايا المتعلقة بهذا المرض، وإبراز الجهود التي تبذلها جمعية أصدقاء مرضى السرطان لتقديم الدعم النفسي، والمالي، والمعنوي، والطبي للمرضى وذويهم.

To draw attention to FoCP's cause, Peter Osusky, the Tennis Director at Jumeirah Beach Hotel, shaved his head as a symbol of solidarity with all those who have fought and continue to fight the battle against cancer. The sports day, which kicked off at 8:40am, saw teams participating in a number of sports events, including tennis matches, swimming competitions, basketball games and beach volleyball.
. وبادر بيتر أوسوكي، مدير رياضة التنس في فندق جميرا بيتش، إلى حلق شعر رأسه تضامناً مع الذين صارعوا وما زالو يصارعون مرض السرطان. وبدأ اليوم الرياضي في الثامنة وأربعين دقيقة صباحاً، وشهد مشاركة مجموعة فرق في العديد من الفعاليات الرياضية، بما في ذلك مباريات التنس، ومنافسات السباحة، وألعاب كرة السلة، وكرة الطائرة الشاطئية. 

 Photos from the event
صور من الفعالية

Saturday, April 13, 2013

FOCP Signs MOU with Capital Club

Friendsof Cancer Patients Society (FOCP) has signed an MOU with the Capital Club in Dubai to partner as venue support for the year ahead. Jointly FOCP and Capital Club will host cancer awareness sessions on a monthly basis for non-members and members alike and sessions will be promoted through the club’s weekly e-newsletter. The Capital Club will also promote Pink Caravan’s Corporate Wellness Program through its e-newsletter and offer the venue for any cancer related events. The partnership will be effective starting May 2013 onwards.

The Capital Club is a prestigious private business and social club located on the top floors of Gate Village Building 3, within the Dubai International Financial Centre. The Club was opened in 2008 and has over 1500 Members, drawn from the leading businesses in the region. It encourages professional and social networking providing elegant lounges, a variety of dining options, private meeting and conference rooms and a variety of special events and business forums throughout the year.