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National Championship & Fight For Life Cup ends on a high note at Shingle Creek in Orlando

DAYTONA BEACH, FL (October 17, 2022) –The season ending Chipd In National Championship and the Fight for Life Cup  wrapped up this past weekend at Shingle Creek in Orlando, Florida. The Championships were the culmination of the the Fight For Life Golf Series , which kicked off in the Spring and finished nationwide in early September, as golfers from across the country competed against each other from their home courses via the Chipd In scoring app throughout the year, while supporting their chosen charity. The top points qualifiers in the final standings teed it up for the season ending Championships, the Fight for Life Cup and more than 60 different nonprofit organizations received financial support from the Joan L. Kidd MD Fight for Life Golf Series in 2022.

The Fight For Life Golf Series Creates Team Scramble Competition to Benefit Florida Charities at National Championship

DAYTONA BEACH, FL (August 1, 2022) –The Fight for Life Golf Series has opened registration for a limited number of teams to play in its scramble Team Competition on October 15 and 16. The Scramble Team competition will be played as part of the Fight For Life Golf Series Chipd In National Championship at Rosen Shingle Creek, with each team selecting one of the two days their team will be playing. 

The Fight For Life Golf Series Selects Four Florida-Based Charities as Beneficiaries of its National Championship & Concert

DAYTONA BEACH, FL (July 18, 2022) –The Fight for Life Golf Series has selected First Tee - Central Florida, 1Voice Foundation, Florida Breast Cancer Foundation and the Panhandle Warrior Partnership as beneficiaries of its National Championship, which will take place October 14-16 at Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando. Additionally, proceeds from the Fight for Life Concert during the event weekend at House of Blues on October 15, 2022 will benefit these organizations.

Participants Can Play the Preseason Event in the Fight for Life Golf Summer Series For Free And Have The Chance to Win a Donation to the Charity of Their Choice

DAYTONA BEACH, FL (June 14, 2022) – The Fight for Life Golf Series is inviting golfers throughout the U.S. to play the preseason event on June 17, 18 or 19 at their home golf course, allowing them to become familiar with the APP scoring system, all while competing against golfers nationwide and earning a donation that will be made to their favorite charity.

Qualifiers Will Compete For Fight For Life Cup At National Championship In Orlando In October

DAYTONA BEACH, FL (June 14, 2022) – In addition to competing for the Chipd In National Championship at Rosen Shingle Creek Resort in Orlando, golfers who qualify for that tournament who are eligible will be playing for the Fight for Life Cup. 


The Fight For Life Golf Cup competition will be conducted concurrently with the Chipd In National Championship on a separate leaderboard and may be won by the same player. The National Championship is set for Oct. 14-15 at Shingle Creek. Those two competitions will be the grand finale of the inaugural Fight For Life Golf Series.

Fight For Life Golf Series Offers Golfers A Chance To Play at Any Golf Course, While Supporting Their Favorite Charity

DAYTONA BEACH, FL (May 9, 2022) – A new and unique tournament format using state of the art technology, allows club and recreational golfers of all skill levels to compete against fellow golfers from around the country on a live leaderboard, while supporting their favorite charity, and possibly earn a trip to the National Championship, all from the comfort of their favorite golf course or at any golf course in the USA.

Fight for Life Continuum engages Chipd In and announces the launch of Fight for Life Golf Series for Non Profit Organizations

Daytona Beach, Florida and Washington DC, January 8, 2022 — the Joan L. Kidd MD Fight for Life Continuum. announced that they have executed an agreement on launching the Fight for Life Golf Series commencing in 2022, that will raise funds for designated nonprofits and provide an opportunity for golfers all over the country to participate in supporting nonprofits and their work.

Launch of the Fight for Life Concert Series Florida Cancer Specialists Foundation

Final numbers in and they are incredible: total raised for cancer patients and families totaled $357,000!!!! Party under the Stars for the launching of the Joan l. Kidd MD Fight for Life Concert Series with Florida Cancer Specialists Foundation in Sarasota. 100% of every dollar goes directly to cancer patients and their families in need! Last year total was $200,000, so we won our own Super Bowl this year!! Thanks to the efforts of many, we exceeded the expectations by a mile..


The Florida Cancer Specialists Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that helps individuals with their essential living expenses while they undergo treatment for cancer. Cancer patients are able to receive assistance from the Foundation for their non-medical bills, such as overdue rent, mortgage, utility bills and car payments. This financial assistance immediately impacts cancer patients and their families in communities throughout Florida, allowing them to focus on their recovery.

The Joan L. Kidd, MD Memorial Fund established with Florida Cancer Specialists Foundation receives all net proceeds from the sale of the Book All the Way, to benefit cancer patients and their families. Joan's husband Tom has committed to match the first $10,000 in book sales. Get your copy today and support the mission of the Foundation!

Florida Cancer Specialists Foundation Board
Welcomes Mr. Tom Kidd

 Kidd is the founder and CEO of the Joan L. Kidd, MD Fight for Life Continuum or Organization as applicable, an initiative he established in 2016 to enhance the quality of life for terminal cancer patients. His efforts have been inspired by his late wife, Joan L. Kidd, MD, a respected internal medicine and family medicine physician. Kidd was her caregiver and health care advocate throughout her nearly three-year journey with ovarian cancer, which he calls his “greatest and most profound achievement.” Click here to read the full press release.


Dr. Joan Kidd On Board FalconX Heavy Launch-June 2019.


Dr. Kidd was on board the Falcon X Heavy on the Atomic Clock satellite, which was launched into earth orbit on June 25, 2019. She was honored at a memorial service prior to the launch. She will be looking down on us as she circles the earth for decades to come!


A spectacular time lapse photo of the Falcon X Heavy launch on June 25, 2019 from Cape Canaveral, with Dr. Joan Kidd aboard, and the two side boosters returning and landing at the Cape a few minutes after launch!

Launch Event

An Evening of Hope

The launch event of the Continuum was held recently at the Orlando Museum of Art with a large turnout. After a brief reception, the evening program included a presentation of the Mission of the Foundation, followed by a one time, live recorded concert by the Beautiful Music Orchestra with Voices, performing some of Dr. Joan Kidd’s favorite music. Members who support the work of the Foundation receive significant benefits in the form of a national merchant discount program.

Awareness Cup

Awareness cup for ffl site

The Joan L. Kidd MD Awareness Cup has been adopted by the World Senior Golf Federation and will hereafter be presented at the annual Awards Gala of the World Senior Golf Championships each year as the Joan L Kidd MD Goodwill Cup. The World Senior Golf Federation is an international golf competition among 28 member nations, which has been conducted annually for the last six decades. Joan participated in the competition and joined in fellowship with other competitors from around the world. We at the Continuum are humbled and pleased that the World Senior Golf Federation has chosen to honor her in this way.


For more information on World Senior Golf Federation:

Party for a Purpose benefiting Advent Health Cancer Institute

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