Relay For Life of Hobart will gather volunteers April 28

2014-04-22T13:47:00Z Relay For Life of Hobart will gather volunteers April 28Relay For Life of Hobart nwitimes.com
April 22, 2014 1:47 pm  • 

HOBART | The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Hobart will be hosting a rally at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 28 as event volunteers and participants gather in the Board Room at Hobart High School, 2211 East 10th Street, Hobart (Door 1).

Although the Relay For Life of Hobart is less than two months away and now is the time to get involved. One in every 100 Americans participates in this fundraising event that has become a global phenomenon. Residents are invited to attend the kickoff Rally to learn more about the upcoming event and how they can become part of an exciting overnight event that will pave the way to a world with less cancer and more birthdays.

Another meeting will be held May 12 at 6pm at the same place for anyone interested in participating

Relay For Life participants and visitors have a chance to celebrate the victory of local cancer survivors during the Survivors Lap; remember those who are fighting cancer or those have lost their battle to the disease during the Luminaria Ceremony; and participate in the Fight Back Ceremony, which gives everyone a chance to proclaim his or her own way of taking action against the disease.

Donations can be made to this local Relay For Life event by visiting www.RelayForLife.org/hobartin. Community members also can start or join a team by following the link above.

The 2013 Relay For Life of Hobart will take place on Friday, June 13, at Mundell Field, 52 North Wisconsin Street, Hobart. Opening Ceremonies will begin at 6:00 pm. For more information about the kickoff event or on how you can get involved, contact Jonathan Mock, Event Chair at (219) 406-4924 or jonathan.mock@valpo.edu, or Janet Wartman, Relay Specialist, American Cancer Society at (219) 614-3282 or janet.wartman@cancer.org.

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