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Indiana’s only Breast Cancer Dragon boat racing team.  Indy SurviveOars through the sport of Dragon boat racing offers hope, inspiration and camaraderie to Breast Cancer survivors focusing on health and physical activity. 

CELEBRATING OUR 10th ANNIVERSARY

2007 - 2017

Recent News

  • 2017 Vines For Life - A Tasting Event

     

     CONNECTING THE CAUSES

     

    On January 27 the amazing Vines for Life event was held at the Hawthornes Golf & Country Club.  Guests enjoyed tastings of wine, craft beer and craft spirits, as well as dining on delicious  hors d'oeuvres.  Silent and Live Auctions were held to raise funds for local cancer organizations.  The evening was considered a great success by all. 

     

    Vines for Life is an annual event, now in its seventh year, benefiting three Geist Area Cancer Charities: Creating Hope, Team Luke, and the Indy SurviveOars.  Be sure to watch for this event yearly!

     

    This elegant and  worthwhile event was possible because of the very generous support of the following sponsors:

     

    HOST SPONSOR

     

    PREMIERE SPONSOR

     

    PRESENTING SPONSOR

     

     

     

  • 2016 Pink Paddle Party

    The Indy SurviveOars annual PINK PADDLE PARTY was held Friday, November 4th, 2016. The theme for the 2016 SOLD OUT event was "Beach Ball." The party was held at the beautiful Montage in Indianapolis.   Guests enjoyed dinner,  drinks, entertainment (including a kissing shark), and both live and silent auctions! Guests were invited to wear beach resort attire; Hawaiian prints and florals were the clothing of choice creating a colorful and festive atmosphere!

     

    The Pink Paddle Party is INSO's main annual fundraising event, providing the funds necessary for the team's equipment, boat maintenance, race fees, insurance and training, along with public awareness efforts.


    Thank you to all of our guests, contibutors and especially our sponsors for the 2016 Pink Paddle Party:

     

    PREMIER 6-YEAR PLATINUM SPONSOR

    Townsend Tree Service

    PLATINUM SPONSORS

     

    Barnes & Thornburg

     

    R.B. Annis Educational Foundation

     

    Deem

    GOLD SPONSORS

    Ed Martin Automotive Group

     

    Susan Calhoun in Memory of Nancy Calhoun Merkel

     

    RBC Wealth Management

     

    MacAllister Machinery Company

     

    SILVER SPONSORS

     

    Indiana Behavioral Support Services, LLC

     

    Bronze Sponsors

    Joe and Ann Barber  
    Dave and Susie Kinghorn  
    Michael and Debbie Schutz
    Indianapolis Auto Trade Association
    Judith Earle
    Dauby, O'Conner & Zaleski, LLC
    Lumina Foundation
    Noblesville FOP #198
    DeFur Voran LLP
    Beth Cornelius and Susan Ford
    Don and Nanette Barrett
    Ed and Gemma Bastyr
    Yopi and Larry Havlik / LIDS
    Jan and Gina Walker
    Globe Asphalt Paving Co., Inc.
    Dickson-Schaefer Ltd.
    Rob and Betty Anderson

    The National Bank of Indianapolis

    T.J. Maxx

    Fortis College

    PNC Wealth Management

    Genie and Gerry Barker

     

  • 2016 Passions Collide: Artists & Paddlers Meet

    Indiana artists participated in a juried art competition using boat paddles as their canvas or sculpture medium producing unique and creative art.  This paddle art was on display in the Raymond James Stutz Gallery, judged and then sold by silent auction benefiting the Indy SurviveOars. The reception and silent auction was held March 18 where the artist awards were also announced.  Congratulations to the winners:

     

    BEST OF SHOW:  MARTHA CARLSON

    PEOPLE'S CHOICE:  LINETTE BLEDSOE

     

     

    Passions Collide Logo

    DETAILS:

    Paddle art Gallery Display:  March 4-18, 2016
    Reception, silent auction and artist awards:  March 18, 6-9 PM.
    Location: Raymond James Stutz Art Gallery is located in the Stutz Building, 212 West 10th Street, Indianapolis
     

    Please visit the Paddles Collide Facebook Page for more information.

     

    You can view the winning paddles and alll of the 2016 paddle art in our Photo Gallery

     

    The Indy SurviveOars and the Stutz Artist Association thank the generous sponsor of this event:

    Ed Martin Automotive Group