May 26, 2017

Coming Up: Relay for Life, Mamaroneck- May 20-21

19 May 2017, 09:35 | Winifred Adams

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In addition to walking or running around the high school track relay-style, the afternoon and evening will feature activities and a number of special celebrations remembering all those who have battled cancer, as well as those who continue to fight the disease.

Relay for Life of Dearborn & Ohio Counties expects to receive more matched funds, money from Hope Highway, and donations from additional fundraisers scheduled over the next couple of months.

For the first time in recent years, Kings Mountain Relay will merge with the county event and numerous teams are ready to have fun on the theme, "Super Heroes, " and rally for a good cause.

Shown at top, captains from 23 relay teams take a moment to be recognized.

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A cancer-fighting fundraiser that once drew hundreds of participants for a 24-hour relay will pass the baton in search of a new event.

The annual Sampson County Relay for Life will be held Saturday, May 20, at Clinton High School's football stadium. All monies raised Saturday night and from other fundraising from throughout the year go to help fund groundbreaking cancer research, patient care programs, and can make a difference in communities like ours.

The Relay starts at 4 p.m. with a Survivor reception at Goforth Hall, entertainment, light refreshments and distribution of survivor shirts.

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