Meet Kareena Felker-Dear

Monday, October 16, 2017 0 No tags Permalink 0

The first time Independent Sales Director Kareena Felker-Dear, from Georgetown, ON, tried to start her business, in 2000, she was 18 years old. Her Starter Kit, she admits, sat in a closet from the get-go, due to fear and lack of motivation. She returned to it again in September 2006, this time in earnest, to ...

When Should You Get A Mammogram?

Friday, October 13, 2017 0 No tags Permalink 0

Well, it depends on who you ask. Not all organizations agree on the exact age to get a mammogram. Generally, it’s somewhere between the ages of 40 and 50 for women with an “average” risk. The good news? You have more control than ever before about your healthcare. No one is telling you to get a mammogram at ...

Children Benefit From Creative Therapies

Friday, October 6, 2017 0 No tags Permalink 0

Whether kids are going through cancer or domestic violence, creative play can help. Creative therapies are now available at many hospitals and domestic violence shelters across the country, which can include activities like crafting, knitting, gardening, music, art, dance, and drama. Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA, one of the universities now offering art therapy degree programs, released ...

5 Ways To Make Your Event A Successful Blast!

Thursday, September 14, 2017 0 No tags Permalink 0

Our guest blogger today is Kara Gallup, Independent Senior Sales Director from Lockwood, Missouri. She held her first MK5K® in March 2014 in honour of her mom, who is now in remission from breast cancer. In her small town of 900 people, Kara raised more than $3,300 (U.S.). A portion went to her mom for cancer expenses, ...

Meet Christine Ransom

Monday, August 21, 2017 0 No tags Permalink 0

A willingness to step outside of her comfort zone time and again has produced “one heck of an adventure” over the past quarter century for Independent Senior Sales Director Christine Ransom of Barrie, ON. Selling cosmetics seemed an incongruous move for this former art teacher and interior designer, who didn’t wear makeup herself. “To say I felt ...

5 Reasons To MK5K!

Thursday, August 17, 2017 0 No tags Permalink 0

Whether you walk or run, now is the time to sign up for the MK5K – Diane Tsialtas Memorial Run. Even if you’re not a runner, here are five reasons why you should participate!  Benefit The Mary Kay Ash Charitable Foundation! The MK5K is a great fundraiser for the Mary Kay Ash Charitable Foundation. In ...

Your Summer Music Festival Guide

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 0 No tags Permalink 0

The summer is calling. You’ve got your tickets. You’re ready for the ultimate mix of rhythm, freedom and friends. You’re bold. You’re beautiful. You’re daring. And you want to make a statement. With Katie Mulcahy’s (@lolaliner) knockout summer look, you’ll have your makeup on lock! Get the full look here. Ready to complete your get-up? Seize the moment ...

How To Put The “Fun” In Fundraising

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 0 No tags Permalink 0

Raising money in support of your MK5K walk can be quick and easy (not to mention, fun!), for there are many uncomplicated ideas which can be used to raise money for the Mary Kay Ash Charitable Foundation. Mary Kay Ash often said, “Keep it simple, sweetie.” Below are some ideas* on how to boost your fundraising ...

3 Ways To Join The MK5K On September 30!

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 0 No tags Permalink 0

If you live in Mississauga – or within driving distance – we hope you’ll join us for the 3rd annual MK5K – Diane Tsialtas Memorial Run. Here are three options that will allow anyone to join us – no matter where you are! The Home Team. You can walk or run in your area. This can be ...