Relay for Life kicks off

Relay for Life kicks off

And starting this afternoon, it's Henry County's turn.

The event runs from 6 p.m. until Saturday at 6 a.m.

Like past year, the Relay will begin at 6 p.m. on Saturday, July 14 and end at midnight, rather than continuing overnight.

An hour after the gates open, a silent auction will begin at the western end of the pavilion.

She and other survivors led the first lap around the track, inspiring others to keep moving forward - on their fight, their fundraising and awareness.

The relay is the signature fundraiser for ACS.

The "Our Hero" award will then be presented.

Entertainment will be presented by Sandra and Kailey's Dance Studio at 6:30 p.m., a Mr.

8-9 p.m.: Dance Fit with Cassandra Davenport. A special vehicle show will be held at the fairgrounds at 9 a.m., with registration beginning at 7:30 a.m. After dark, an always moving Luminaria Ceremony to acknowledge everyone touched by a cancer will be held. The last event scheduled for the night was the closing ceremony.

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Among the food and treat choices this year is a Roaming Beet Box food truck with veggie nachos, tacos and carrot dogs.

Consider coming out this Saturday evening, whether you are a member of a Relay team or not.

The World's Biggest Fish Fry is set to serve jumbo hotdogs with chili, cheese and jalapeños, while LawnMasters will have barbecue fried pies, barbecue platters, barbecued ribs, barbecued chicken and fried Oreos. This year's relay theme is "There's No Place Like Hope".

Angela Frederick, a mother of a member of McDonald's Team Cancer Busters, said the group is comprised of McDonald students who heard about Relay For Life and wanted to do something to help.

In addition to raising funds for the American Cancer Society, the Relay also serves as an opportunity to bring the entire community together.

On top of supporting a worthy cause, there's another reason participants come back year after year for the Relay For Life. "The will and desire to help others know that cancer does not have to be a death sentence keeps me going". "Oh my gosh, that was so huge", Jackson laughed recalling last year's event. In addition, each participant will receive a medal and hope sock.

"She told me I needed to call first thing Monday and not to put it off because my cancer marker that was supposed to be less than 3 was a 38", Hart said.

With almost one in two Canadians expected to be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime and a almost 35 per cent surge in cancer cases anticipated by 2030 due to our growing and aging population, now more than ever, we need your generous support.

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