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Relay for Life Event Saturday, June 18 At Parkview Track
Updated June 9, 2016 6:35 AM | Filed under: Event
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(BEDFORD) - The American Cancer Society Relay For Life movement is the world's largest and most impactful fundraising event to end cancer and those united in the cause will be at Parkview Track on Saturday, June 18 walking for a cure.

This year's theme is 'Lights. Camera. Cure!'

The event will kick off at 4 p.m. and end at Midnight. Come and join the fun.

The Fierce Mary Kay Unit will be there doing facials and makeovers. Come get pampered

Bedford Fire Department will be grilling out, Orange Leaf will be selling yogurt and Trent and Bobbi Hardwick will be selling pulled pork.

You can register online at www.relayforlife.org/lawrencecountyin as a participant only or you can join a team

According to their website, so far 22 teams with 227 participants have raised $21,074.61. That total may not reflect all participants, teams, and donations.

Current Top Participants:

  • Platinum Club Personal Donation Made Janet Knapp $750
  • Bronze Club Sharon Brock $250
  • Bronze Club Colleen Perry $250

Current Top Teams:

  • Jade Team Walking Warriors $11,520
  • Silver Team HHCU For a Cure $3,545
  • Rising Star Team Bartlettsville Christian Church $2,000

Current Top Companies:

  • Walmart - NCTP $11,520
  • Curves - NCTP $400

Relay For Life 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.

Luminaria

Relay For Life participants and donors remember loved ones lost to cancer and honor those battling the disease by dedicating luminaria.

During the Relay For Life Luminaria Ceremony, votive candles are lit inside of personalized bags to shine a light on the fight against cancer. The power of this ceremony lies in providing an opportunity for people to share their grief and find hope

Each luminaria is personalized with a name, photo, message or drawing in memory or honor of a friend or loved one who has been affected by cancer. Luminaria can also be dedicated in support of a Relay participant.

Remember loved ones lost to cancer and honor those battling the disease by dedicating a luminaria bag.

With the support of thousands of volunteers like you, the American Cancer Society is helping save more than 500 lives a day.

Full Schedule of Events:

  • 4 p.m. opening ceremony
  • 4:15 p.m. Survivor Lap
  • 4:25 p.m. Caregivers Lap
  • 4:45 p.m. Chick Flick Lap - First 10 ladies win a chick flick DVD
  • 5 p.m. Movie Trivia Game
  • 5:15 p.m. Kids Lap - First 36 get a toy
  • 5:30 p.m.Cake Walk
  • 5:45 p.m. Celebrity Sunglasses - First 36 people get a free pair of sunglasses
  • 6 p.m. First responders Lap
  • 6:30 p.m.Spaghetti Western Music Lap - First 12 people get a cowboy hat
  • 6:45 p.m. Tent Judging - Trophy for the best decorated movie theme tent
  • 7 p.m. Movie Trivia Game
  • 7:30 p.m. Chicken Duck Lap
  • 8 p.m. Dude Looks Like a Lady
  • 8:15 p.m. 80's Classic Lap
  • 8:30 p.m. Celebrity Impressions - Start practicing, you can win a trophy
  • 9 p.m. Celebrity Look-A-Like Contest - win a trophy for dressing up like your favorite movie star or character
  • 9:30 p.m. Horror Movie Lap - First 12 people get monster masks
  • 9:45 p.m. Bubble Lap
  • 10 p.m. Luminaria Ceremony
  • 10:30 p.m. Glow Lap
  • 11 p.m. Movie Trivia Game
  • 11:15 p.m. Marvel-Avengers Lap - fist 12 get crime fighting gear
  • 11:30 p.m. Fight Back Ceremony
  • 11:45 p.m. Closing Ceremony


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