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The world traveling Experience Genie has teamed up with Subaru of Jacksonville and other amazing community partners in an effort to change the life of a local 31 year old mom with terminal Cancer with a week of wishes and fundraising.

The week of March 4th will have it all from racing cars, to meeting celebrities and everything in between! We invite you to report on anything that may interest you. Full details below.

Ingrid Thornhill
Director of Dreams - I Am Genie Foundation
(305) 600-0853

Websites collecting funds to help support Elisabeth Bowen
Mom with terminal Cancer needs our help
1 "like" = $10 from Subaru Jacksonville for Elisabeth

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Elisabeth with her son Jayden

Elisabeth Bowen: Jacksonville mom with terminal breast cancer
Nominated by: The Hill Breast Center at Baptist Health
Age: 31
Hometown: Jacksonville

In May of 2008 Elisa gave birth to her son Jayden Bowen. Shortly thereafter she was diagnosed with cancer and went through the mastectomy and chemo treatments. Since that time she has been through several rounds of chemo. She was then told that the cancer had spread to her lung so she underwent surgery to remove a large portion of her lung, followed by more chemo as well as radiation treatments. On Tuesday, February 12th she was given the news that the last round of chemo did not work and the tumors in her lung had grown. The options from this point on are minimal. Elisabeth was not given very good odds from the begining but her determination and love for her son, as well as the rest of the family, has kept her from giving up. She is definitely is not a quitter!

Wish Week Agenda

March 4:

8:40AM: Surprise Elisabeth with her week of wishes
She thinks she is coming to the dealership to discuss her fight with Cancer). Genie will be arriving in a pink firetruck for the surprise.

Subaru of Jacksonville
10800 Atlantic Blvd Jacksonville, FL 32225
(904) 641-6455

10AM-11AM: Fly a plane at Sterling Flight Training
Craig Airport
855 St Johns Bluff Rd N #21 Jacksonville, FL 32225
(904) 642-9683

11:30AM: Check in to Oceanfront suite at Hampton Inn Oceanfront for the week.
Hampton Inn Jacksonville Beach/ Oceanfront
1515 First St N, Jacksonville Beach , FL 32250

Tuesday: March 5

11AM-2PM: Image Makeover and Spa Treatment
Mana Medical Spa
1260 Beach Blvd. Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250

8PM - 10PM
Meet Dwight Yoakam at concert
Florida Theatre Jacksonville
128 E Forsyth St
Jacksonville, FL

Wednesday: March 6:

Painting with Adam Brett: popular local artist
Fine dining at Three Forks restaurant

Thursday: March 7

11AM: Drag Race in Subaru WRX with the Genie and Sky Dive
Sky Dive Jacksonville
Herlong Airport
9300 Normandy Blvd
Jacksonville, FL
(888) 586-7529

8PM - 11PM
Evening Art Auction with local renowned artist Adam Brett
Mana Medical Spa
1260 Beach Blvd. Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250

Friday: March 8

10AM: Present the cheque from all fundraising activities to Elisabeth
Subaru of Jacksonville
10800 Atlantic Blvd Jacksonville, FL 32225
(904) 641-6455
Noon-2PM: Behind the scenes Zoo Experience
Jacksonville Zoo

Fundraising Programs Taking Place Throughout the Week:

1 Like = $10 to Elisabeth's family from Subaru of Jacksonville: Every like on Jacksonville of Subaru's Facebook page with comment #experiencegenie will mean $10 gets donated by Subaru of Jacksonville to the family
Donate to the family with message comment "Hampton Inn" for chance to win a weekend for 2 spa package at Hampton Inn on Jacksonville Beach
Donate to the family with message comment "Sky Dive" to ensure news anchor sky dives with the Genie

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So, what's this all about?
The Experience Genie travels the world looking for Cancer Survivors to surprise with a Dream Day of experiences. He has been on Fox, NBC, ABC, CBS, City TV, CTV, Global and featured in many newspapers including the New York Daily News and Miami Herald. In all, he's granted over 200 wishes worth over $1 million while establishing the I Am Genie Foundation.

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Why does he do it? His father was only 53 when he passed away with Cancer 7 years ago. While caring for him during his last year, the Genie always wanted to bring him out for a day of fun and take his mind away from his life struggle. He never got that chance because his dad was too ill. Now he's dedicated his life to making others forget about the negative and concentrate on LIVING!

Subaru of Jacksonville

Partnering Sponsor: Subaru of Jacksonville:
Subaru of Jacksonville is proud to serve our Florida customers with quality Subaru vehicles. With models like the Impreza, Impreza WRX, Legacy, Outback and Forester, we have something for every taste and need. Come visit us at 10800 Atlantic Blvd to see our vehicles and take one for a test drive.