Luminina, operating as Hope Chest, a local 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit agency that provides
exercise and nutrition classes, emotional support, and paddling training for breast cancer
survivors, announces the 10th Annual Hope Chest Buffalo Niagara Dragon Boat Festival(sm) to be
held on Saturday, June 18, 2022.
Hope Chest is a positive support group for breast cancer survivors. We offer a unique paddling
program along with a health and fitness program for breast cancer survivors of all ages and
fitness levels. Our purpose is to inspire breast cancer survivors in any stage of treatment or
recovery to lead active and fulfilling lives. Our physical fitness programs promote physical and
emotional healing. Hope Chest serves survivors throughout Western New York.
The 2022 Hope Chest Buffalo Niagara Dragon Boat Festival(sm) will once again be held at Buffalo
RiverWorks. This premier waterfront location is a popular Buffalo venue for boating, sports,
music and entertainment and is the ideal location for this exciting summer event. The venue has
spectacular waterfront views and many amenities that create a dynamic and beautiful
environment for our coveted annual race and festival. Spectators and teams will be equally
impressed with the abundant viewing areas, vendors, and large concession area.
The Hope Chest Buffalo Niagara Dragon Boat Festival(sm) is a family-friendly event! Event day
activities include a Basket Raffle, 50/50 Raffles, Merchandise, Children’s Area, Best Costume
and Best T-Shirt Contests, Vendor Tables, racing, and much more! This exciting Western New
York summer festival is free to spectators!
Registration is limited to 60 teams comprised of corporate, community and breast cancer teams
from all over North America. Many teams have already committed to this fun-filled event. We
anticipate team registration to fill quickly due to the increased interest from both out-of-town
and local teams as this event has grown in size and popularity. Register your team early to
ensure participation in this exciting Western New York summer festival! All proceeds benefit
Hope Chest of Buffalo.
Please see our website for team registration, sponsorship, and additional details at
www.hopechestbuffalo.org and our Facebook page Hope Chest Dragon Boat Team or contact
Susan Gately at firstname.lastname@example.org.