Lovely Rita Fundraiser For National Kidney Foundation

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Lovely Rita Fundraiser For National Kidney Foundation On Sunday, April 22, 2012, Twirly Girls Pole Fitness will hold the third annual  Lovely Rita Fundraiser.  I wrote a blog about this fundraiser (and others), in a previous Pole For A Cause post, Fighting The Good Fight.  Rita, a student at Twirly Girls and close friend of mine, has been blessed with three kidney transplants.  It is … [Read more...]

Out of the Darkness Community Walk


WALK TO PREVENT SUICIDE – 11/5/11 Interviews Available/Great Photo Opp WHO:    Greater Houston Area Out of the Darkness Community Walk WHAT:    The Greater Houston Area Out of the Darkness Community Walk is a fundraising walk supporting the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.  More than 600 registrants plan to walk to bring mental health and suicide Out of the Darkness.  … [Read more...]

Breast Cancer Survivor Jennifer Kennedy

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Jennifer Kennedy – Pole Dancer, Cancer Survivor Role Model. Written by Tinu exclusively for Pole Spin magazine. It has been an eventful and exciting journey that began for Jennifer Kennedy some 55 years ago in Derby England. Born to Jamaican immigrants, Jennifer wanted to learn ballet, dancing was something she was born to do. A kindly German neighbor meant ballet classes for the little … [Read more...]

Halloween Party To Benefit Pallium India

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Lian Tal of Body & Pole, NYC: "A little bit about our cause for the Charity Halloween Party at Body & Pole on October 29th. Pallium India works to ease the end of lives of terminally ill patients. Palliative care is overlooked by many, yet is so important. No one wants to talk about death and pain, until your loved one is facing these difficult times. Please donate to our cause, by … [Read more...]

American Cancer Society’s “Making Stride”, Breast Cancer Awareness


Pole For A Cause™ To Contribute To American Cancer Society's "Making Strides" Pole For A Cause™ heralded by Pole Spin Magazine, used it's celebratory Oct-Dec 2011 one year issue to pay tribute to cancer survivors worldwide and highlighted philanthropist Leah Grafton and Jenna Morasca who have dedicated their lives to caring for others. Jenna lost her mother to breast cancer a few years ago. … [Read more...]

Breast Cancer Awareness Makes Pole Spin Cover!

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Commemorating the one year anniversary of Pole Spin Magazine, the publication is giving back through a trademark charity initiative drive, Pole For A Cause™. The anniversary issue celebrates several survivor stories and philanthropist who have dedicated their lives to great causes, great achievements of pole in the media (MTV, Guinness World Records), and the art of giving back to great causes. … [Read more...]

Children Of Toto Love, HIV Infected Kids

As seen in the Oct-Dec 2011 print edition of Pole Spin Magazine

On October 2nd, 2011 the small town of High River AB, Canada (population 11,000) will be introduced to pole dancing/fitness.  A fundraiser at the Red Bag store will take place and will feature pole demonstrations from some of the lovely gals of Pole Junkies of Calgary.  High River, which is 20 minutes south of Calgary, does not have a pole studio of it's own but hopefully after some exposure, … [Read more...]

Lori Myers, Fighting The Good Fight

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About two years ago, I started taking pole dancing classes with my friend, Rita.  We were looking for a new, fun way to get into shape and meet new people.  We found Twirly Girls Pole Fitness in Pleasanton, California.  The owner of the studio, Bel, found out that Rita is a three-time kidney transplant recipient.  She had the idea of throwing a fundraiser at the studio to benefit Rita's 5k … [Read more...]

Ovations For Ovarian Cancer, Help The Cause!


September is ovarian cancer awareness month! Pole For A Cause, a charity initiative drive by Pole Spin magazine has teamed up with Ovations for the Cure of Ovarian Cancer to help promote awareness of the devastating diseases. Ovations for the Cure of Ovarian Cancer is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to supporting ovarian cancer research, awareness and patient programs. The … [Read more...]

Pole Sport For Equality: The Gay Pride NYC


Literally within hours of the Bill passed by New York City Governor, Andrew Cuomo, the annual Gay Pride Parade received a tremendous increase in participant attendance as well as press access request. The recent news of legal marriage between same sex genders became a platform for major giant corporate companies to pitch their products and brands. The event had huge floats by Chase bank, Macy’s, … [Read more...]