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Kickoff events mark the 10th time Exeter has hosted a Relay for Life

Kickoff events mark the 10th time Exeter has hosted a Relay for Life

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EXETER – The American Cancer Society will hold its annual Relay for Life kickoff event on Wednesday, Nov. 15 at 6 p.m. in Exeter. The event will be held at the Exeter Woman’s Club located at, 201 Kaweah Ave.

This year’s event chairperson, Stefani Woods and cancer survivor, Sandy Nicholson will be speaking at the event. There will also be entertainment by Exeter City Dance.

Attendees will be able to register a team and survivors will be able to register for activities the day of the relay.

Light refreshments will also be available.

The upcoming relay will mark the 10th time Exeter has hosted a Relay for Life event. So on May 19, 2018 at Dobson Field will an event will be held highlighting a decade of fighting back against cancer.

“We invite everyone to come to our kick off, whether you have been a part of our relays in the past or would like to find out what relay is all about. As a united community, we can make a difference in the battle against cancer,” said Stefani Woods.

Relay for Life events are community gathering events where teams and individuals camp out at a school, park or fairground. Members then take turns circling a track or path. In the months leading up to the events teams fundraise.

The Relay for Life movement is the world’s largest fundraising event to fight every cancer in the community, with four million participants in 6,000 events worldwide in 2016. For more information visit www.relayforlife.org/exeterca to learn more about the event, or contact Stefani Woods at 559-594-9919 or Stefani.woods@cvcb.com or Sierra Scott at 559-577-7103 or sierra.scott@cancer.org.

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