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American Cancer Society Relay For Life Events


What is Relay For Life?

Relay For Life is a community event to fight cancer.  It is usually an overnight event that  recognizes cancer never sleeps.  Relay For Life represents the hope that those lost to cancer will never be forgotten, that those who face cancer will be supported, and that one day cancer will be eliminated.

Local Relay For Life Events 2009

Clay County (Flora) - May 8

Piatt County (Bement) - May 16

Richland County (Olney) - May 16

Jasper County (Newton) - June 5

Fayette County (Vandalia) - June 6

Christian County (Taylorville) - June 19

DeWitt County (Clinton) - June 19

Marion County (Centralia) - June 26

Wayne County (Fairfield) - June 26

Effingham County (Teutopolis) - July 10

Macon County (Decatur) - July 17

Shelby County (Shelbyville) - August 8

Coles County (Mattoon) - September 19

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Who can participate?

Anyone and everyone can participate!  Businesses, clubs, families, friends, hospitals, churches, schools, and service organizations form teams that participate!  Cancer survivors are honored!  Kids have a great time!  The entire community is invited to come see what it's all about!