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Relay For Life of Grand Rapids

Join your neighbors for the Relay For Life of Grand Rapids and help us Fight Back against cancer right here in Grand Rapids.   Companies, Organizations, Families and Friends come together to fundraise while they Celebrate those that have survived cancer, Remember those we have lost and Fight Back against a disease that takes too much from too many of us.

Relay is an overnight event held in communities all around the world with the Grand Rapids event at Ah-Nab-Awen Park. The public is welcome to join us Friday, June 8, 2012 - Saturday June 9, 2012 from 1:00 P.M.-1:00 P.M. Our Teams will be set up ready to welcome you with games, activities, and things to purchase all benefiting the American Cancer Society.  Below is a sample of what to expect and more info can be found on the event website at

Friday June 8th at 1:00 pm we will kick off our opening ceremonies following by many activities over the 24 hour period including:

· Live bands Friday afternoon and evening.

· A Survivor Ceremony for all our cancer Survivors at 6:00 pm followed by a reception for Survivors and Caregivers at 6:30 pm (If you are a Cancer Survivor or a Caregiver you can register for the reception through the website above or email Amy Markle at

· Come visit the Silent Auction on-site going on Friday from 5:00 pm through 9:00 pm.

· Participate in the moving Luminaria ceremony Friday night stating at 9:30 pm where we light luminaria bags in honor of those that have battled cancer and to remember those we have lost.

· Stop by Saturday morning for Yoga at 7:00 a.m., Zumba at 8:00 a.m. or join us for our Relay Community Breakfast starting at 8:00 a.m. at just $5 per person.

· We will also have some fun kids activities Saturday morning around 10:30 a.m.

Relay has a little something for everyone so stop down and have some fun while raising money for a good cause!

Want to find out how to get more involved?  Visit our website at or email the 2012 Grand Rapids Relay for Life Event Chair, Mandee Rick, and

Friday, June 08, 2012
 Starts at 01:00 PM



Ah-Nab-Awen Park
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Event Contact Info
Amy Markle
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