This Friday and Saturday, Cancer survivors and those who have lost loved ones in the fight with Cancer will gather at Paul A Graves Athletic field to help raise money and awareness for the annual Relay For Life event. The 17-hour event closes out at 11a on Saturday.


The opening ceremony will begin at 6p with a prayer from Doug Finney, a presentation of colors from Boy Scout Troop 29 and the survivor’s lap.

There will be live music from Hoot Von Woot with George and Megan Napier from 7-9p as well as activities to keep the fundraising and teams active for the duration of the event.

There will be a hose down fundraiser where you can donate money to have community members hosed down  with a fire hose; a Relay for Life jail, face painting, massages and more.

The luminaria ceremony takes place at 9:30p.

The closing ceremony will take place at 11a on Saturday with awards and recognition of teams, team captains and sponsors and will close with a final Fight Back Victory Lap.

For more information, you can reach Terri Suvak at [email protected]