By John Smith • 17 November 2020 • 13:37
Every positive action helps
Credit: Positively Pink Facebook
WHILST we are all understandably focusing on Covid-19 and how it affects us, there are still equally pernicious and very long-term illnesses which have been killing people for years and still need to be conquered.
One of those is male prostate cancer which is now much better understood and can be dealt with if caught early enough and this is where the Costa del Sol charity Positively Blue is so important.
Like Positively Pink which exists to check those who may be susceptible to Breast Cancer, Positively Blue does the same for Prostate Cancer.
On Saturday December 5, the organisers are holding a Positively Blue Survival and Friendship lunch at Gino and Stella’s Ristorante and Pizzeria in Calahonda with tickets costing €30 for a welcome cocktail, three course menu and wine with €5 being donated to Positively Blue.
It’s due to start at 1pm and run on until 5.30pm, (subject of course to the regulations in force under the State of Alarm and if restrictions have been eased, timing may change) but the concept of celebrating our own survival and remembering those who didn’t, won’t change at all.
It is a fundraiser but also a fun raiser with entertainment from Mario Ross and two much admired tribute artists, Nikki Rae as Adele and Mr Franki B as Lionel Ritchie and everybody is invited to wear blue and of course bring some extra money for a donation.
There will be a prize for the most imaginative costume and all men who attend will be given details of how to access Positively Blue’s Prostate Screening Programme locally.
Call the restaurant on 663 922 344 or Jan Jones on 616 507 629 to make your reservation and pay in advance by Mastercard or Visa.
Thank you for taking the time to read this news article “Prostate cancer is a killer that can be arrested”.
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Married to Ophelia in Gibraltar in 1978, John has spent much of his life travelling on security print and minting business and visited every continent except Antarctica.
Having retired several years ago, the couple moved to their house in Estepona and John became a regular news writer for the EWN Media Group taking particular interest in Finance, Gibraltar and Costa del Sol Social Scene.
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