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NEW DATE – Elizabeth Beisel’s Block Cancer Post-Swim Celebration

September 25, 2021 @ 11:30 am - 9:00 pm

UPDATE: Elizabeth Beisel’s Block Cancer swim has been rescheduled for September 25. To donate to Block Cancer click on the link or scan QR code.
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Come celebrate with a three-time US Olympic swimmer!

On September 25, Elizabeth Beisel will attempt to become the first woman to successfully swim a 20km route from Point Judith to Block Island. The swim – which is dependent on weather, currents, and tides – is raising money for Block Cancer.

Upon completion of her swim, Elizabeth will celebrate at Ballard’s Beach Resort for an After Party and Celebration of her efforts. The public is welcome to attend this FREE event.

Ballard’s is open from 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. (serving lunch, dinner, and cocktails). VIP cabanas, lounge chairs, and umbrellas are available all day. Enjoy our new daiquiri bar with a 100 oz Super Yard cup serving the World’s Greatest Daiquiris and one of our famous Jello shot injectors! Plan your beach trip ahead of time by making your VIP cabanabeach chair, umbrella, or table reservations online.

In December 2020, one of Elizabeth’s immediate family members was diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer. This news prompted her to take action and inspired her to complete a swim in honor of those who have lost their lives fighting against cancer and for those who continue to fight. Donate & Support Elizabeth Beisel & Block Cancer by going to BlockCancer.org.

Details

Date:
September 25, 2021
Time:
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Website:
https://www.blockcancer.org

Beach It In Style

Ballard's VIP Cabana rentals for 12 people feature a VIP Cabana, 4 beach lounge chairs, 4 beach chairs, a table, and 4 regulars chairs.