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Relay for Life Fluvanna County Kickoff Event

Date(s): 1/16/2014


Historic Courthouse - 35 Court Square, Palmyra, VA 22963
Thursday, January 16, 2014 at 7:00pm in Palmyra, the American Cancer Society Relay For Life® of Fluvanna, Virginia will officially get underway as event volunteers
and participants gather at Fluvanna County High School for a kickoff rally to launch their fundraising efforts for the year. The rally will feature speakers from the community who
have benefited from the funds raised at Relay and will honor cancer survivors. This also will be an opportunity to register a team for the overnight event to be held on June 7,
2014 at Fluvanna Middle School.

WHEN – January 16, 2014 7pm

WHERE – Historic Courthouse 35 Court Square Palmyra, VA 22963

The world’s largest grassroots fundraising movement, Relay For Life mobilizes communities throughout the country to celebrate people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and provide participants with an opportunity to fight back against the disease. Relay brings together friends, families, businesses, hospitals, schools,
faith-based groups . . . people from all walks of life – all aimed at furthering the American Cancer Society’s vision of creating a world with less cancer and more birthdays.

Relay For Life began in 1985 with one man who walked and ran around a track for 24 hours and raised $27,000 for the American Cancer Society. This year, Relay For Life will
take place in nearly 5,100 communities in the United States and 20 other countries and will raise funds to support the Society’s mission of saving lives by helping people stay
well, by helping people get well, by finding cures and fighting back.

HOW – To join Relay For Life in Fluvanna, call our local ACS office (434) 978-7423, or visit RelayForLife.org/FluvannaVA
For more information please contact:
Brandi Manning - bfarley711@gmail.com
Even Chair, Trisha Thompson - trishathompson413@gmail.com

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