American Cancer Society Relay For Life EventsPosted:
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
Visit www.cancer.org to find an event near you!
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!