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Horses and the Human Heart- Riding Beyond

Riding Beyond Healing HeArts – Breast Cancer Awareness and Fundraiser

Riding Beyond

Healing HeArts – Breast Cancer Awareness and Fundraiser

Riding Beyond is a non-profit organiza­tion that opens doors to the future for breast cancer survi­vors through in-depth experiences in the horse/human connection. In support of October Breast Cancer Awareness Month, local businesses will participate in this fundraiser by providing gifts for a raffle on First Friday and cash donation jars throughout October.

Ashland Art Center Collage Making Event

Ashland Art Center will host a collage making event: Horses and the Human Heart, conducted by Riding Beyond participants and volunteers during October First Friday Art Walk. Find out how horses provide life-changing benefits for the many after-effects of breast cancer treatment, often lingering for years. Hear stories from participants of their enthusiasm for the “miracles” that unfold for them. See videos of interactions with the horses. Create your own collage to take home

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Flowers of Hope

Join us for the 2016 Flowers of Hope Reception at Art Presence Art Center on Sat, Sept 24, 1–4pm. All panels made this year will be on display Sept 23–25.

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LightGarden's Flowers of Hope A Success!

LightGarden Glass Art Flowers of Hope 2015 reception!


1086 Washburn September 2015 Medford, OR Tues-Fri 10-5pm Sat 10-1p (541) 779-0272 Closed: Sun & Mon.

Val Dann’s abstract bouquet won by a big margin in our popular vote! Congratulations, Val! You won a $50 gift certificate to LightGarden Glass Art!

Best Flowers of Hope Artists’ Reception EVER! Thank you to Traute Moore, Porscha Schiller and all of the wonderful people at South Stage Cellars for making this the best reception ever! The biggest THANK YOU goes to all the wonderful artists that helped us make 115 panels this year! Ginny Nosal came all the way from Klamath Falls almost every month to make 10 panels Diane Kobal made 7 panels Barbara Kelberlau made 6 panels Melanie Dines made 4 panels and a BIG FAT APOLOGY for saying no men contributed! (I was running on serious lack of sleep) Steve (age 7) made 1 panel

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LightGarden Glass Art May 2015 News

Flowers of Hope, LightGarden Glass Art, Jacksonvile, Oregon

1086 Washburn May 2015 Medford, OR Tues-Fri 10-5pm Sat 10-1p (541) 779-0272 Closed: Sun & Mon.

This is the Reason We Do It It has been a lovely spring hasn’t it? I miss seeing some of you but I know how busy this time of year is. For me too! I got a card the other day that I wanted to share with you. It’s a tougher time of year for some. But it reminded me again of why we do what we do. Dear Jessica, Thank you for allowing local artists to make the 8″ x 8″ glass panels for women diagnosed with breast cancer. I didn’t or couldn’t grasp the concept when they told me to “pick a panel.” I thought it was some form of subtle identification in the hospital waiting area. Needless to say my mind was somewhere else the morning of

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