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American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Lyons Township HS Hosting Kick-off Event

Friends, neighbors, cancer survivors, caregivers and anyone interested in learning more about Relay For Life are encouraged to attend a Kick-off Jan 29.

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Lyons Township High School will hold its annual Kick-off event at 6 pm on Tuesday, January 29 at LTHS North Campus Dance Gym (100 South Brainard, LaGrange). Friends, neighbors, cancer survivors, caregivers and anyone interested in learning more about Relay For Life are encouraged to attend.

The Kick-off event offers information about the American Cancer Society’s mission of saving lives faster by helping people stay well, helping people get well, finding cures and fighting back. Refreshments will be served, and guests will have the opportunity to win prizes and learn more about the exciting activities planned for this year’s Relay For Life.

Relay For Life is an overnight event where teams of local businesses, schools, churches, community groups and families build awareness and raise funds - prior to and at the event - to fight cancer. While the main objective of Relay For Life is to raise money for cancer research and cancer patients, the event helps spread cancer awareness, celebrate the lives of survivors, remember those who lost their lives to cancer and unite a community in the fight against cancer.

This year’s American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Lyons Township High School will be held June 8 at the south campus of the high school. Volunteers are needed to organize and recruit teams, secure community support, coordinate logistics, obtain refreshments and prizes, assist with publicity and plan entertainment activities for this exciting and energizing event. 

For more information on the Relay For Life kick-off celebration, contact the American Cancer Society at 312-279-7257 or visit Relayforlife.org/lthsil. Teams may register on-line anytime.

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Jody Huffmaster April 17, 2013 at 03:39 AM
I would like to get more information about this event. I live in Lyons and I am a 2 x survivor of breast cancee. I have a 7 year old and would like for her to be there with me and my husband. My email address is jrm8656@yahoo.com Thank you Jody Huffmaster

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