Relay For Life fundraiser is taking place this weekend, benefiting the American
Cancer Society. Mary Donaldson has the details.
is the event chair for the second annual Relay For Life fundraiser. She says
this year’s event has about 21 teams of eight to 15 people each signed up to
walk around the track at Baranof field for 24 hours starting at 6 p.m.
(Clark 1 :14s “…American Cancer Society.”)
the events kick off with an opening ceremony
(Clark 2 :20s “…having people on the track.”)
Clark says there will also be a candle-lit ceremony at
midnight to honor, celebrate, or remember those who have battled cancer.
(Clark 3 :22s “…somber and celebratory.”)
fundraising activity will be the quarter mile.
(Clark 4 :28s “…complete a quarter mile.”)
this will be Kodiak Relay For Life’s first 24 hour, outdoor event. Last year’s
was only 18 hours and was held indoors in the high school and the middle school.
Clark says the community is invited to come
and attend, participate, or to cheer on the walkers in the relay, rain or
shine. There will also be a live auction scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday in the
basketball court area at Baranof
Park. All proceeds will
go to the American Cancer Society.
HOST TAG: More
information can be found at www-dot-kodiak-relay-dot-org