The 15th annual Clay County Relay For Life
The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Clay County will celebrate its 15th year of the local fundraising efforts to combat cancer when it kicks off an evening of festivities beginning at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, June 22. The activities will continue until midnight.
The community is invited to join participants at Clay County Fairgrounds to help "Celebrate, Remember and Fight Back." A variety of events have been planned, starting with the community BBQ from 5:30 to 7 p.m., followed by the opening ceremony and Survivors Lap at 7 p.m. The Luminaria Ceremony is scheduled for approximately 9:45 p.m.
A wide variety of entertainment at the fairgrounds will be provided for all ages to enjoy throughout the entire event.
For more information, contact Suzi Harper at 262-5994 or Amy Simpson at 580-3833, or go online to www.relayforlife.org/claycountyia.
Luminaria Bags for Sale
Remember to honor your loved one with a luminaria bag at this year's Clay County Relay For Life. All luminaries purchased will be a part of the Luminaria Ceremony, slated to start at approximately 9:45 p.m. on Friday, June 22, at the Clay County Fairgrounds. Luminaria bags are available for purchase at the following locations: Spencer City Hall, The Farmers Bank, Sisters Café and Abben Cancer Center. Contact Marcia Nemmers at 580-7200 or Suzi Harper at 262-5994 for more information. Find us online at www.relayforlife.org/claycountyia.
Relay For Life Teams
Former and current cancer patients, those who have lost a loved one to cancer, families, businesses, civic organizations, and the public are invited to take part in this exciting team event. Teams from companies, churches, organizations, hospitals, and schools collect donations and can win individual and team prizes for their efforts.
Relay For Life Survivor Lap
More people than ever before are surviving cancer. Survivors are invited to take part in the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Clay County Survivors Lap. This is a chance to inspire others and honor the memory of friends and loved ones. Join us for this celebration of life and sign up for the Clay County Relay For Life Survivors Lap starting at approximately 7:15 p.m. on Friday, June 22, at the Clay County Fairgrounds. If you are a survivor and would like to take part in the Survivors Lap, you can register at the Survivors Tent on the day of the event from 5-7 p.m. If you are in need of any motorized assistance during the lap, please contact Kristy Connor at 264-6550 prior to the event. All survivors receive a free t-shirt and water bottle, as well as a free BBQ dinner.