Relay date closing in

It’s less than a month until the 2012 Kitimat Relay For Life – May 5th to be exact.

It’s less than a month until the 2012 Kitimat Relay For Life – May 5th to be exact. Teams and participants are busy fundraising and the momentum is building.

Reminder for teams to get registered along with 75% of their team members by April 15th for the team captain’s name to go in for a draw – Via Rail trip for 4, Terrace to Jasper return.  To pick up a team package or for more information contact Team Development Co-Chair Stephanie Miller at 778-631-2217 or by email: stephmmiller4@gmail.com

This year’s theme is “Rock Against Cancer” and we are encouraging teams to decorate their tents and dress up accordingly, as there will be a Team Spirit award given out at the end of the event.

We are looking for people to entertain at the Relay. If you are interested or need more information, contact Bill Vollrath at 632-2069/632-1200 (cell), by email, billvollrath@telus.net or you can Facebook him.

If you have been diagnosed with cancer, then you are a “Survivor” and we invite you to participate in the Survivors/Caregivers Victory Lap at 10 am on Saturday May 5th. We are asking cancer survivors to register online at www.cancer.ca/relay.  There is no cost to you. For more information or to register offline please contact Volunteer Co-Chair Margaret Ferns at 632-2862. We ask all survivors and caregivers to be at Mess track by 9:15 so that they can sign in. Survivors will receive a t-shirt and their name will go in for a draw. Caregivers will also have their names put in for a draw.

This is a community event, a family event, where there will be food, fun, and entertainment. There will also be children’s activities. There will be prize draws throughout the day, and teams will continue to come up with unique ideas for fundraising even on day of.

For more information contact Volunteer Co-Chair Margaret Ferns at 250-632-2862 or by email at kitimatrelay@bc.cancer.ca

Submitted by Margaret Ferns

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