Dedicate a Luminaria to a loved one at Relay for Life

2013-07-01T00:00:00Z 2013-07-02T19:06:04Z Dedicate a Luminaria to a loved one at Relay for LifeTimes Staff nwitimes.com
July 01, 2013 12:00 am  • 

CHESTERTON | On July 13, the Duneland Community will come together during the Luminaria Ceremony and remember why people participate in the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life of Duneland.

The ceremony is an opportunity to honor those who have been touched by cancer and reflect on how cancer has touched each one of us personally. It is a time to look inside ourselves with quiet reflection and find hope. The track will be illuminated by the hundreds of Luminaria bags, which each one representing a treasured relationship and cancer story.

This year’s Relay for Life of Duneland will begin at noon July 13 and continue through the night concluding at 6 a.m. with a morning service on  July 14 at Chesterton Middle School, 651 W. Morgan Ave.

Everyone is welcome to attend, however, people don't need to be present to take part in this tribute. With a suggested $10 donation, the name of a loved one and/or message will be placed on a Luminaria and will be lit at dusk during the ceremony.

Luminarias are available at the Chesterton Tribune, 193 S. Calumet Road., during normal business hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information, call Stephanie Choucalas, Ceremonies Chair, at 929-8659 or by visiting www.relayforlife.org/dunelandin.

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