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The ISA is delighted to have partnered with Action Breast Cancer for a new Women on the Water Ireland (WOWI) initiative. Over 2,000 women are diagnosed with Breast Cancer in Ireland each year. In 2013 WOWI aims to get 2,013 women on the water in aid of Action Breast Cancer whilst raising over €20,000 for the Irish Cancer Society. 

Lough Ree Yacht Club were the first to donate having run their event on the 19th of May raising a superb €322 which has been added to the WOWI My Chairty page. 
 
How can you get involved?
Sailors - Bring a female friend out on the water for a donation of €10.
Clubs - Organise ladies regatta or run a taster session for a donation of €10. 
Training Centres - Schedule ladies only courses or run a taster session during an open day with €10 being donated.
 
The ISA has set up a donation page on My Charity www.mycharity.ie/event/wowi where all funds can be deposited and traced without difficulty.

Alternatively a bank giro can be ordered from the Irish Cancer Society. For more information on how to do this please email me at rachel@sailing.ie
 
For more information see www.sailing.ie/WOWI.   
 
Rally round and Get the Girls to Get on Board in 2013

What to do next:

Simply complete the very short form online here to register your organisation’s WOWI event and we will populate your organisation’s personal webpage on the WOWI website.
 
FREE – 10 WOWI Action Breast Cancer Posters
Once you have successfully completed the online form we will post out 10 x A4 WOWI Action Breast Cancer posters as well as Action Breast Cancer and Irish Cancer Society balloons which you can use to promote your event in your local area. We will also email you A4 and A3 PDF versions of the poster which you can use to print additional copies if you wish.
 
PR Campaign
We encourage all organisations to implement a PR campaign in their local area. We have published a PR Toolkit available online here. The toolkit will provide you with all the information you need to contact your local media and promote your event to your local community. We have also published a full media list online here sorted by county for both print and broadcast.
 
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