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Terranea Resort Turns Pink For National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

In Support of Breast Cancer research, Terranea Introduces October Activities and Offerings to Give Back

Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif. (September 21, 2016) – In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Terranea Resort, A Destination Hotel, is proud to introduce their inaugural resort-wide pink property offerings for the month of October. The 102-acre oceanfront resort will transform into a pink oasis with pink resort programming, pink lighting, a pink Rosé and light bite upon arrival, and even an abundance of pink flowers. Partnering with the local Cancer Support Community Redondo Beach, Susan G. Komen Los Angeles County and national Play for P.I.N.K., benefiting the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF), Terranea’s guests have the chance to enjoy the resort and give back at the same time. A select portion of proceeds from on-property activities, amenities and accommodations will be donated to support the cause.

 

Specialty offerings at Terranea in support of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month include:

 

  • ·         Play for P.I.N.K. Room Package: During October, when the Play for P.I.N.K. rate is booked Terranea will donate 10 percent of proceeds to Play for P.I.N.K., benefiting the Breast Cancer Research Foundation® (BCRF). Guests will be welcomed with Chardonnay by ONEHOPE, the resort’s choice of wine that fundraises for breast cancer research, as well as a pink macaroon plate. *Rate code: PINK16

 

  • ·         Dining: Sprinkling pink throughout the resort’s restaurants, chefs will don pink coats at all of Terranea’s dining venues. Guests can enjoy a limited-time Pink Strawberry Lemonade cupcake and The Pink Dove cocktail. For every Pink Dove cocktail sold, $1 will be donated to Play for P.I.N.K.

 

  • ·         The Spa: Douse in pink from head to toe at The Spa with a pink manicure and pedicure to show support. Guests can also enjoy the remineralizing Himalayan pink sea salt body scrub, a rejuvenating treatment for a fresh start to fall. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Cancer Support Community Redondo Beach.

 

  • ·         The Links: The green will have a touch of pink this October, with The Links switching to pink golf flags on each hole and offering a specialty pink retail selection, from golf balls to shoes. The resort will also donate $1 per round of golf bought in October toSusan G. Komen Los Angeles County.

 

  • ·         Adventure Concierge: From kayaking to horseback riding, every play made makes a difference. For each activity booked in October, Terranea will donate $5 to Play for P.I.N.K.

 

  • ·         Retail: Terranea’s retail venues, marea, pointe discovery and The Spa boutique, will offer a customized selection of pink jewelry, candles and beauty products for guests to purchase that will support National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, with a portion of proceeds supporting Play for P.I.N.K. 

 

Signature events at Terranea in support of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month include:

 

  • ·         ONEHOPE Sunset Ritual (Oct. 7): Set at The Lobby Bar terrace, the Sunset Ritual invites guests to unwind with a ONEHOPE wine tasting during the ringing of crystal singing bowls, an ancient ritual known for healing and relaxation through a vibration, bringing harmony and well-being to all who hear it. ONEHOPE is committed to making a social impact with half of its proceeds donated to a variety of causes, including breast cancer research.

 

  • ·         Birdies for Breast Cancer (Oct. 9): Join Terranea’s fight for breast cancer at the annual Birdies for Breast Cancer event at The Links, where a portion of the proceeds are donated to Cancer Support Community Redondo Beach. Teams of five will compete in 18 holes of ocean golf with special contest holes and prize opportunities including a $25,000 Hole in One Prize. Participants will be treated to a luncheon and marketplace on the golf lawn, live music, food & wine tasting and more. *$199 for golf tournament; $100 for luncheon and marketplace only; limited number of sponsorships are available.

 

  • ·         Chef’s Table Dinner (Oct. 13): At the bi-monthly Chef’s Table Dinner, guests can enjoy a seasonally themed Wine Harvest menu, curated from locally and sustainably foraged ingredients and prepared by Executive Chef Bernard Ibarra and Terranea’s award-winning chefs. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Play for P.I.N.K.

 

  • ·         Full Moon Yoga (Oct. 15): Taking place under the autumn full moon on the ocean, yoga lovers are invited to Terranea for a Full Moon Yoga Gathering by the sea. Yogis of all levels are welcome, and participants are asked to wear pink attire, bring a yoga mat and $20 for contribution to this month’s chosen local charity, Cancer Support Community Redondo Beach.

 

Additionally, Elite Travel International has proudly partnered to support Terranea’s fundraising initiative. During the month of October, Elite Travel International will donate a percentage of all bookings made through the travel agency for Terranea directly to BCRF.  To reserve, please visit elitetravelinternational.com. For more information on Terranea’s October happenings in the spirit of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, please visit www.Terranea.com.

 

Media Contacts
Jessie Burns, Terranea Resort – 
jburns@destinationhotels.com / 310-265-2857
Laura Bonfiglio, MMGY Global –
lbonfiglio@mmgyglobal.com / 646-237-4524

 

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About Play for P.I.N.K.

Play for P.I.N.K. (Prevention, Immediate diagnosis, New technology, Knowledge) is a grassroots organization dedicated to raising funds for breast cancer research through sporting and lifestyle events.  Thanks to Bloomberg’s generous underwriting of the administrative costs, 100% of proceeds are donated to our sole beneficiary, the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF).  In 2015, PFP donated $4.9 million and is currently funding 20 projects through BCRF helping to keep researchers at the forefront of discovery and progress. Other corporate partners include Elite Travel International, the Estée Lauder Companies which provides products for gift bags and Wilson Sporting Goods who supplies golf and tennis balls. 

 

About Breast Cancer Research Foundation®

The Breast Cancer Research Foundation® (BCRF) is dedicated to being the end of breast cancer by advancing the world's most promising research. Founded by Evelyn H. Lauder in 1993, BCRF-funded investigators have been deeply involved in every major breakthrough in breast cancer prevention, diagnosis, treatment and survivorship. This year, BCRF has awarded $57 million in grants to support the work of more than 250 scientists at leading medical and academic institutions across 14 countries, making BCRF the largest private funder of breast cancer research worldwide. By committing 91 cents of every dollar directly to its mission, BCRF is one of the nation's most fiscally responsible nonprofits. BCRF is the only breast cancer organization in the US to hold both an "A+" from CharityWatch as well as the top four-star rating from Charity Navigator.

 

About Susan G. Komen Los Angeles County

Komen Los Angeles County is the local source for funding programs that provide breast health services, breast cancer education and outreach in their LA county service area. Komen Los Angeles donates 75 percent of net funds raised to vital local breast health services, and dedicates the remaining 25 percent to national research to find the cure. Since 1998, Komen LA County has granted over $11 million to various organizations for local breast health programs including diagnostic and screening services. Komen Los Angeles has one clear mission: to save lives and end breast cancer forever by empowering others, ensuring quality care for all and energizing science to find the cures.

 

 

About Cancer Support Community Redondo Beach

Cancer Support Community Redondo Beachoffers over 165 monthly programs - all free of charge - for cancer patients, their families and loved-ones. Our goal is to help as many cancer patients as possible recover from the physical and emotional effects of cancer to the greatest extent possible. Our psychological support and educational programs are designed to address the loss of control, hopelessness and social isolation that cancer patients and their families often experience.

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