On January 23rd the American Cancer Society Relay For Life® of Winona County will officially get underway as event volunteers, survivors, caregivers and participants gather at Riverport Inn & Suites for a kickoff rally to launch their fundraising efforts for the 2012 year. The rally will feature survivor and caregiver speakers from the community who have benefitted from the funds raised at Relay. This also will be the first opportunity to register a team for the event to be held on August 10, 2012 at Lake Winona – Jaycee Pavilion
WHEN – January 23, 2012 6:30-7:30 pm (appetizers and refreshments will be served)
WHERE – Riverport Inn & Suites, 900 Bruski Drive, Winona, MN 55987
The world’s largest grassroots fundraising movement, Relay For Life mobilizes communities throughout the country to celebrate people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and provide participants with an opportunity to fight back against the disease. Relay brings together friends, families, businesses, hospitals, schools, faith-based groups . . . people from all walks of life – all aimed at furthering the American Cancer Society’s vision of creating a world with less cancer and more birthdays.
Relay For Life began in 1985 with one man who walked and ran around a track for 24 hours and raised $27,000 for the American Cancer Society. This year, Relay For Life will take place in nearly 5,100 communities in the United States and 20 other countries and will raise funds to support the Society’s mission of saving lives by helping people stay well, by helping people get well, by finding cures and fighting back.
HOW – To RSVP for this event please email Tanya Nascak at email@example.com., or to join the Relay For Life of Winona County, contact Paul Branstad (507) 424-4607, or visit RelayForLife.org. and search for Winona County.