Relay for Life. Ready. Set. Go.

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Lori McDonald, community fundraising specialist with Sault & Area Cancer Society told saultonline this morning , ” Our Top fundraising team so far is Trailer Trash with approx. 16,000 raised.” McDonald said that she expects this amount to grow upwards to $18,000. Wow. Good job Trailer Trash!

There are 42 teams registered for the 16th annual Relay for Life, which gets started at The Rocky Dipietro Track & Field behind John Rhodes Centre on Elizabeth St. at 7 p.m.

The Survivor’s walk begins around 7:30 pm after Opening Ceremonies. Caregivers and survivors are invited to the survivors walk. Janet Tallen is the honorary survivor this year. The theme this year is ‘Classic Cartoons.’

20150619_202156The weather for this year’s Relay For Life is proving to be beautiful. With temperatures expected in the high 20’s (Celcius), hydrating will be the name of the game tonight.

Luminaries can be purchased for $5.00 for someone you may wish to remember for The Luminary Ceremony which takes place at dusk each year. The luminary ceremony is an especially beautiful vision to behold, and moving opportunity to reflect on lives touched by cancer.

20150619_1938387:00 pm to 1:00 am.  Community members are encouraged to come out to the Event and experience Relay for Life.

Saultonline will be on the track and field to share updates all evening long. Watch for our continually uploaded videos to Saultonline’s YouTube Channel and on the big screen during the event.

20150619_183257Saultonline is a proud media sponsor.

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