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Volunteers Needed for Russell County Relay for Life

Russell County Relay for Life on June 1The American Cancer Society Relay for Life is looking for committee members, team captains, teams, and volunteers to be a part of the 2013 Russell County Relay for Life.

The event will be held Saturday, June 1, 2013 from 7 PM to 12 AM. Individuals and teams will camp out inside Russell High School with the goal of keeping at least one team member walking at all times throughout the evening. Relay brings together friends, families, businesses, hospitals, schools and faith-based groups and is aimed at celebrating the lives of those who have had cancer, remembering those lost, and fighting back against the disease.

The 2013 committee will be handing out information and taking donations of loose change at the Lighted Christmas Parade on Russell's Main Street November 24. There will also be a Team Kick-Off event January 19, 2013 from 2 PM to 4 PM at the Lincoln Manor at 330 West 4th Street in Russell. Anyone interested in being on a team or being a team captain is encouraged to attend this event.

If you would like to join the Relay for Life in Russell County as a volunteer or team participant, call Tiffany Stroede at 785-365-0324, or visit RelayForLife.org.

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