Cocoa Beach Karate School Hosts Martial Arts for St. Jude To Fight Childhood Cancer

By  //  June 5, 2017

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At Cocoa Beach Health and Fitness July 14

Hosted by Cocoa Beach Karate School for the ninth year in a row, Martial Arts for St. Jude will kick off at Cocoa Beach Health and Fitness on July 14 at 5:30 p.m. to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, one of the world’s premier pediatric cancer research centers.

BREVARD COUNTY • COCOA BEACH, FLORIDA – Hosted by Cocoa Beach Karate School for the ninth year in a row, Martial Arts for St. Jude will kick off at Cocoa Beach Health and Fitness on July 14 at 5:30 p.m. to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, one of the world’s premier pediatric cancer research centers.

The fundraising event will showcase martial arts skills and students will perform 100 kata non stop to promote the lifesaving mission of St. Jude.

“Every $10 or $20 helps us reach our goal and helps kids fight cancer,” said Des Chaskelson, Sensei at Cocoa Beach Karate School.

CLICK HERE for direct donation to St Jude’s on behalf of Cocoa Beach Karate. 

“Being of service to others is a big part of the training for our karate students.” said Chaskelson Sensei.

“We strive to teach students to be of service to others within the karate community and outside as part of the character development required in addition to the physical and technical karate skills required for advancement to higher ranks.”

The event this year is being co-sponsored by Cocoa Beach councilwoman Karalyn Woulas, as as well as the Cocoa Beach Health & Fitness Center.

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Since opening in 1962, St. Jude has treated children from all 50 states and around the world. No child is ever denied treatment because of a family’s inability to pay.

For more information on the Cocoa Beach Karate school and/or the upcoming event call 321-693-7831, e-maol des_chas@scri.com or visit CocoaBeachKarate.com

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