American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Monroe County Kickoff Rally

For the Monroe Journal

On Feb. 7, at 5:30 p.m., the American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Monroe County will officially get underway as event volunteers and participants gather at Community Bank in Amory for a kickoff rally to launch their fund-raising efforts for 2013.
The rally will feature how the community benefits from funds raised at Relay for Life while honoring cancer survivors. This event will also be an opportunity to register your team for the event to be held on June 14, at 6 p.m. at Frisco Park in Amory.
Relay for Life, the world’s largest grassroots fundraising movement, 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.
If you think there is nothing you can do about cancer – you are WRONG! Come and join the Relay for Life in Monroe County by calling 315-1523 or visit Everyone is also welcome at the Kickoff.

About Ray Van Dusen

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