Published: 2:44 pm, Thu. Aug. 22nd, 2013Updated: 8:09 am
By LIANA SWARENGIN
Daily Press Staff Writer
Relay for Life will take place Friday night here in Artesia, and anyone who has not yet registered and would like to do so still has time. Participants can sign up online at www.relayforlife.org or contact Cheryl Bartlett at [email protected] or [email protected] firstamb.com. Registration will also be held Friday night before the event from 5:30-6 p.m.
Opening ceremonies will begin at 6 p.m. at the Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Complex, followed by an introduction of all those who have survived cancer. Next will be the Survivor Lap around 6:30 p.m., a lap dedicated to the cancer survivors in order to celebrate their victory and all that they have overcome. An introduction of the teams participating will follow and continue throughout the night. The event will be a lot of fun and gives people in the community a chance to donate to a great cause. … For the rest of the story, subscribe in print and on the web.