Sun Safe Partners

JOHN WAYNE CANCER FOUNDATION HAS EDUCATED A HALF MILLION YOUTH ON SUN SAFETY; ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH TROPICSPORT   JWCF has partnered with leading sunscreen brand, TropicSport, to provide a co-branded mineral facesticks to thousands of junior lifeguards JWCF’s Block the Blaze program educates youth about skin cancer awareness and the importance of prevention     […]

Preventing Skin Cancer

It’s estimated that roughly 1.8 million people are diagnosed with cancer in the United States annually. Some forms of cancer can be prevented! While what is known about cancer prevention is still evolving, it’s fairly well-accepted that our chances of developing cancer are affected by the lifestyle choices we make. So if you’re interested in […]

Upcoming Events!

John Wayne Grit Series: Pioneertown Half Marathon & 10K: Saturday, May 16, 2020 Bring your John Wayne Grit to the trails and #RunToFightCancer with us on May 16th in the John Wayne Grit Series Pioneertown Half Marathon & 10K. Located near Joshua Tree National Park, Pioneertown was built in the 40s to be an 1880s […]

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John Wayne beat lung cancer in 1964. He died 15 years later after a struggle with cancer of the stomach. During this difficult period, he became passionate about helping others fight this terrible disease.To honor his memory, it’s our mission to bring courage, strength, and grit to the fight against cancer. John Wayne Cancer Foundation […]

John Wayne: Spirit of the West Exhibit

Last December, South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa hosted a special exhibit: “John Wayne: Spirit of the West”. Presented by Duke Spirits, it took place during the Official National Finals Rodeo (NFR) and featured never before seen memorabilia, film props, costumes, scripts, and more from John Wayne’s Archive. In the exhibition’s guest book, fans of […]