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Be The Match Walk+Run is Saturday, December 1st! We’re not looking for a cure. We have one. We’re looking for YOU. Did you know that a marrow transplant can be a life-saving treatment for more than 70 diseases including leukemia, lymphoma and sickle cell. Seventy percent of patients do not have a matching donor in their family. They depend on Be The Match to find unrelated donors and receive the transplant they need. Team LABUE is participating in the Be The Match Walk+Run to raise money to deliver more cures and SAVE MORE LIVES—and you can help too! Now we need YOU to step up and be a hero to a patient in need. This is the seventh year that LABUE has participated in this worthwhile event in honor of one of our long time club members, Charles Heath, who died in 2010 from leukemia. This year we will also be honoring long time LABUE member and friend Bob Simmons who died last January from leukemia. Whether you become a team member or support us with a contribution, we thank you for being someone's cure. We’d like you to join our team and help us raise funds. The Be The Match Walk+Run is Saturday, December 1st at the Marina Green in Long Beach. Follow the link to register. If you can’t make the event, you can also help us reach our fundraising goal by making a tax-deductible contribution to Team LABUE. 100% of the event proceeds help add new potential marrow donors to the registry, help patients struggling with uninsured costs and fund research. Every dollar counts. Thank you!

Marina Green

386 E. Shoreline Dr. · Long Beach, CA

What we're about

The Los Angeles Black Underwater Explorers (LABUE) is a SCUBA diving club that has been dedicated to expanding the knowledge and enjoyment of SCUBA diving among African-Americans since 1992. Despite our name we welcome those of all races.

LABUE strives to provide "something for everyone" in the exciting world of SCUBA diving. Supported by more than 100 members, LABUE has found success by offering a wide variety dive opportunities including beach dives, boat dives, tropical dive vacation trips to some of the most popular dive destinations on earth, and an array of enjoyable social and networking activities.

LABUE has something to satisfy a wide range of SCUBA diving skill levels; and dive interests from technical diving, to UW photography, hunting, UW archeology, and more. We also regularly introduces non-divers to the sport through our Discover Scuba Program. LABUE general membership, committee members, and the board of directors are are volunteers who have worked together to take LABUE to new heights throughout the years.

We have some wonderfully talented divers who dedicated themselves to scuba dive with the latest and at the most forefront guidelines and practices of the sport's standards. If LABUE sounds like something you would like to hear more about, please contact us by email or by telephone at 323-299-3798, or meet us at our general membership meeting which occurs every second Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. at the National History Museum in Exposition Park.

Also, if you haven't paid your dues to join the club please do so by goign to the following link.

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