Selected Community Events
Relay For Life - Butler, AL
American Cancer Society - Relay For Life -
May 6th 6:00 pm
American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Newton County
Show Barn in Newton, MS
Hundreds to Participate in American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Newton County on Friday April 22, 2016 at The Show Barn.
WHAT: Cancer survivors, caregivers, volunteers, and community members will unite for the annual American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Newton County to help save lives from cancer. The Relay For Life movement is the world’s largest fundraising event to fight every cancer in every community, with four million participants in 6,000 events worldwide in 2015.
Dollars raised help the American Cancer Society save lives by funding groundbreaking cancer research, providing free information and critical services for people with cancer, and supporting education and prevention programs.
WHEN: Friday April 22,2016 6pm-12am
7 p.m. – Opening Ceremony and a celebratory cancer Survivors Lap
10 p.m. – Touching Luminaria Ceremony, where candles are lit in honor and memory of locals who have battled cancer
WHERE: Show Barn in Newton, MS.
DAY OF CONTACT: Judy Linton, Event Lead at 601-527-2682
The Relay For Life movement unites communities across the globe to celebrate people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and take action to finish the fight once and for all. Relay For Life events are community gatherings where teams and individuals camp out at a school, park, or fairground and take turns walking or running around a track or path. Individuals and teams raise funds and awareness to help the American Cancer Society save more lives from cancer.