Blue Lizard Blog

Fighting to Stop Melanoma

May 15 2015 Melanoma Skin cancer sun safety Sunscreen

Five hundred runners will gather on Saturday, May 16 in Fort Worth, Texas, to help raise awareness about melanoma and to remember Tracy Harrison’s fight with this deadly disease. Blue Lizard Sunscreen® is proud to be a sponsor of the Third Annual Tracy’s Race Against Melanoma and will be distributing sunscreen to all participants. The race honors Tracy Harrison, a 40-year-old Texas woman who died from melanoma in 2008, and raises funds for the Tracy Harrison Foundation for Melanoma Awareness. Lance Harris, Tracy’s brother and the founder of the Tracy Harrison Foundation for Melanoma Awareness and Tracy’s Race Against Melanoma,...

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SQR SUP & Run Event to Support Our Wounded Warriors

May 14 2015 5K Florida Paddle Board sun safety Sunscreen SUP

Our wounded warriors will be honored at the SQR SUP & Run on May 16 in Sarasota, Fla., a 5K run and 5K stand-up paddle board (SUP) presented by the Sarasota Athletic Association to benefit Operation Second Chance (OSC). The event will be held at Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota, and is a great way to have fun, meet new friends and say thank you for the sacrifices made by our armed forces heroes. With all those folks participating in the event under the hot Florida sun, Blue Lizard® Australian Sunscreen will be at the SUP and Run protecting athletes’...

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Prepare to Scare at the Crimson Screen Horror Film Fest

May 11 2015 Blue Lizard Charleston Film Festival Horror Movies sun safety Sunscreen

Blue Lizard Australian Sunscreen® has teamed up with the Crimson Screen Horror Film Fest in Charleston, SC to provide filmmakers and participants with samples of sunscreen so the scariest things they’ll see will be on the screen and not on their skin! This marks the second year for the Crimson Screen Horror Film Fest, a three-day showcase featuring the best in independent horror films from all over the world. This year’s festival will be held May 15-17 in Sterett Hall Auditorium in North Charleston, and will feature a total of 43 films, including 11 feature-length films and 32 shorts. Blue...

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Blue Lizard® Protects Walkers at Dallas Promise Walk for Preeclampsia™

May 07 2015 Babies Preeclampsia sun safety Sunscreen Walk

On Saturday, May 9, dedicated volunteers will gather for a fundraising event to help mothers and babies. These volunteers are committed to fighting preeclampsia and will walk together to raise funds and awareness of this dangerous condition that can affect the health of unborn babies and mothers. Blue Lizard Australian Sunscreen® will be there too, protecting walkers’ skin from the harsh rays of the Dallas, Texas sun. Thousands of women and babies die or get very sick each year from a dangerous condition called preeclampsia, a life-threatening disorder that occurs only during pregnancy and the postpartum period. Preeclampsia and related...

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Blue Lizard Participates in 2015 Women of Influence Awards

May 01 2015 Cancer Skin Cancer Sunscreen Women of Influence

Blue Lizard Australian Sunscreen receives hundreds of requests for donations and sponsorships every day, but unfortunately can only choose a select few to participate in each year. Because of this, we carefully review each event or cause we are asked to sponsor to make sure it aligns with our overall mission as a company -- spreading awareness of sun safety and educating the public about the dangers of skin cancer. The Women of Influence awards recognizes women who have been instrumental in raising funds for cancer research. This event includes some well-known names as honorees – read more in today’s...

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Ninth-grader Teaches Elementary School Children About the Importance of Sun Safety

Apr 27 2015 California Children sun safety Sunscreen Teens

Even at the young age of 5, Sarina Jassy, now 14, knew she wanted to become a doctor one day. The San Diego, Ca., ninth-grader works as an intern at a dermatology office and regularly visits elementary schools in her area, giving presentations about the importance of sun safety and skin protection to children. “The skin has always fascinated me, especially how it is such a resilient organ that is vital to our survival,” Jassy said. “I became interested in researching different skin diseases and most importantly, the cures to them. I work really hard in school, and I take...

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Blue Lizard Protects Music Lovers at MerleFest

Apr 22 2015 MerleFest Music Festival NC Sunscreen

MerleFest is one of the largest music festivals in the Southeast. Blue Lizard Australian Sunscreen is thrilled to be a part of this legendary event this year with a tent set up in The Shoppes at MerleFest where we will be giving away samples and selling our products. Read more about this exciting four-day festival for music lovers in today’s blog. Promoting the music as “traditional plus,” MerleFest in Wilkesboro, North Carolina is one of the premier music festivals in the country. This year’s festival will be held April 23-26 on the beautiful campus of Wilkes Community College. It is...

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15th Annual Cherishing Children Glow Run

Apr 16 2015 Arizona Blue Lizard Child Abuse Prevention Sunscreen

Blue Lizard Australian Sunscreen is involved in various charitable causes around the country. We are proud to be a part of the 15th Annual Cherishing Children Glow Run in Rogers, Arizona, an event that aims to build awareness for the prevention of child abuse. Read more about in today’s blog this important event and how it is helping children in their community.  An evening packed with fun activities supporting a serious cause is what you will find in Rogers, Arizona, on April 17, 2015. Helping to bring awareness to the issue of child abuse, the benefit for the Children’s Advocacy...

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A Fast-Paced Drag Race in the Charleston Harbor

Apr 09 2015 Charleston Drag Race SC Sunscreen

Blue Lizard Australian Sunscreen is excited to be a part of the Fort2Battery Race in Charleston, SC on April 11. Read more about this unique and exciting event in today's blog. Imagine kite boards, ultra­-high-performance catamarans, windsurfers and hydrofoil Moths all sailing together in beautiful South Carolina’s Charleston Harbor on a glorious spring day. Add to it the excitement of speed and competition, and you have a drag race, specifically the Fort2Battery Race. This 3.8 mile drag race is in its second year and is the largest of its type in the U. S. The roster is full this year...

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Sprint for Skin Cancer 5K Run/3K Walk Raising Awareness and Money for Skin Cancer Research

Apr 03 2015 5K Melanoma Skin Cancer St. Louis Sunscreen

Blue Lizard is excited to be a sponsor of the Sprint for Skin Cancer 5K Run/3K walk in St. Louis, Mo. on April 4. Spreading awareness of sun safety and skin cancer prevention is our company’s mission and we are proud to be involved with an event that helps raise this awareness as well as raises funds for skin cancer research. Read more about this event in today’s post. Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the U. S., and melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, affects one in 50 Americans. To help raise awareness about the dangers of...

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