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Relay For Life

Bark For Life to raise money to fight cancer

CROWN POINT | South Lake County Relay for Life is hosting its first Bark For Life noncompetitive walk event for dogs and their owners to raise funds and awareness for the American Cancer Society's fight against cancer.

September 05, 2014 6:30 pm
East Side Scouts raise $1,700 for Relay for Life

East Side Scouts raise $1,700 for Relay for Life

The Scouts raised $80 selling s'mores to the participants in the Relay for Life. Carefully cooking their marshmallows are Aiden August, Aidan Rocha, Cristan Rodriguez and Julian Castro.

July 16, 2014 12:00 am
East Side Scouts raise $1,700 for Relay for Life

East Side Scouts raise $1,700 for Relay for Life

Dale Downs, cancer survivor, volunteer and physicist, shows the Scouts how to make a fire using the log cabin method. After the short tutorial the Scouts each had time to construct their own versions. Aiden August, Benjamin Gaeta, Adrian Rodriguez, Aidan Rocha, David-Daniel Garza, and Aaron …

July 16, 2014 12:00 am
East Side Scouts raise $1,700 for Relay for Life

East Side Scouts raise $1,700 for Relay for Life

CHICAGO | With the simple motto of "Do Your Best" the Cub Scouts of Pack 773 did that and more raising over $1,700 for their Relay for Life team.

July 16, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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East Side Scouts raise $1,700 for Relay for Life

East Side Scouts raise $1,700 for Relay for Life

Cub Scouts of Pack 773 prepare to present the colors at Wolf Lake for the Relay of Southeast Chicago. Pictured from left are Aiden August, Julian Castro with the American flag, Jacob Garcia, Adrian Rodriguez, Benjamin Gaeta, Alex Williams, David-Daniel Garza, Aaron Rodriguez, Aidan Rocha, Da…

July 16, 2014 12:00 am
Horseshoe Casino hosts employee Relay for Life

Horseshoe Casino hosts employee Relay for Life

HAMMOND | Horseshoe Casino hosted its third annual American Cancer Society Relay For Life this month, raising $10,000 to support the ACS’s mission of saving lives from cancer, and leaving 324 volunteers exhausted, but happy, after walking a combined 2,194 miles inside The Venue.

June 22, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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during the Relay for Life of North Lake County at Gavit School in Hammond, Ind. Saturday June 7, 2014.

during the Relay for Life of North Lake County at Gavit School in Hammond, Ind. Saturday June 7, 2014.

Cancer survivor Aloma Hubbard, left, of Merrillville and her daughter, Alanna Heath, also of Merrillville, pick out beads to mark the number of laps they have completed during the Relay for Life on Saturday.

June 07, 2014 6:08 pm
during the Relay for Life of North Lake County at Gavit School in Hammond, Ind. Saturday June 7, 2014.

during the Relay for Life of North Lake County at Gavit School in Hammond, Ind. Saturday June 7, 2014.

Larita Tinoko, right, of Blue Island, a five-year breast cancer survivor, picks out her favorite color of beads to mark her laps during the Relay for Life of North Lake County at Gavit High School in Hammond on Saturday. Cancer survivors and supporters walked around the track, set up tents a…

June 07, 2014 6:08 pm
during the Relay for Life of North Lake County at Gavit School in Hammond, Ind. Saturday June 7, 2014.

during the Relay for Life of North Lake County at Gavit School in Hammond, Ind. Saturday June 7, 2014.

Cindi Withrow, right, of Highland, a five-year breast cancer survivor, walks with her daughter, Courtney Withrow, also of Highland, during the Relay for Life on Saturday.

June 07, 2014 6:08 pm
OFFBEAT: American Cancer Society annual Daffodil Days finished after 40 years

OFFBEAT: American Cancer Society annual Daffodil Days finished after 40 years

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

March 11, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Peotone-Beecher-Monee Relay for Life team starts planning for July event

PEOTONE | The Relay for Life of Peotone-Beecher-Monee has announced their committee and team meeting schedule for the year leading up to the annual event in July.

February 13, 2014 12:00 am

The Week Ahead - Lake County

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January 12, 2014 12:00 am
Relay for Life of Hobart to kickoff fundraising efforts

Relay for Life of Hobart to kickoff fundraising efforts

HOBART | The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Hobart will officially get underway as event volunteers and participants gather at 6 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 13 at the Board Room at Hobart High School, 2211 East 10th Street, Hobart (Door 1), for a kickoff rally to launch their fundraising…

January 03, 2014 3:45 pm
 East Side Scouts raise funds for American Cancer Society

East Side Scouts raise funds for American Cancer Society

Cub Scouts assisted with the luminaria candle service at the Southeast Side Relay for Life at Wolf Lake, remembering those lives lost to cancer and honoring those battling the disease.

July 29, 2013 12:00 am
 East Side Scouts raise funds for American Cancer Society

East Side Scouts raise funds for American Cancer Society

Cub Scouts of Pack 773 prepare to serve as color guard for the opening ceremony at the Southeast Side Relay for Life at Wolf Lake. Front row Alex Williams, Elijah Bermejo, Jacob Garcia, and Nicolas Gomez. Back row is Liam Bermejo with the American flag, Jacob Kusar, Daniel Huerta, Nathaniel …

July 29, 2013 12:00 am
Dangerous Divas to hold July 4th bake sale to benefit Relay for Life

Dangerous Divas to hold July 4th bake sale to benefit Relay for Life

PORTER | Dangerous Divas, a team for this year's American Cancer Society's Relay for Life of Duneland, will host a bake sale during the Family 4th Fest on Thursday at Hawthorne Park. The team has coordinated with the Chesterton Lions Club to have their baked goods available during the annual…

July 03, 2013 12:00 am
Cancer teaches compassion lesson at Portage Relay for Life

Cancer teaches compassion lesson at Portage Relay for Life

Participants and volunteers do a flash-mob style dance Saturday during the opening ceremony of the American Cancer Society's annual Relay For Life at Willowcreek Middle School in Portage.

June 15, 2013 5:21 pm
Cancer teaches compassion lesson at Portage Relay for Life

Cancer teaches compassion lesson at Portage Relay for Life

Cancer survivor Bre Caldwell, 18, left, and Kimberly Wadkins, 16, walk in the American Cancer Society's annual Relay For Life at Willowcreek Middle School in Portage. Wadkins' father died from cancer last year.

June 15, 2013 5:22 pm
Bark for Life raises funds for cancer society

Bark for Life raises funds for cancer society

VALPARAISO | “Call to the Post” played over the loudspeakers as the competitors eyed each other at the starting line and their handlers tempted them with treats.

June 01, 2013 6:30 pm Photos

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Relay for Life event slated for June 1, 2 at Whiting pavilion

WHITING | A Relay for Life event sponsored by the American Cancer Society is set for June 1 and 2 at the Whiting Waterfront Pavilion.

May 25, 2013 12:00 am
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