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Relay for Life festivities begin Friday

Relay for Life of Middlesex will be held this Friday and Saturday, May 3-4, at the Middlesex Sports Complex on Route 33 in Locust Hill. The public is invited to attend. The schedule of events is as follows:

Friday’s Events
Registration opens at 5 p.m. Teams can start setting up at 3 p.m.; the Survivor Dinner will be at 5:30 p.m.; the opening ceremony will be at 6:30 p.m.; DJ Paul Kellar will play music all night and Dale Gibson will serve as emcee for the evening; the opening prayer followed by guest speaker Gail Keefe will be at 7 p.m.; and the “Throwin’ Wake” band will play from 7-9 p.m.

Also survivor and caregiver team laps begin at 7:30 p.m.; there will be door prizes and a silent auction; luminaries will be lit at sunset followed by Susan Hurley-Fowler giving the caregiver speech; talent show contestants will perform at 10 p.m.; karaoke at 11 p.m.; zumba at midnight.

Saturday’s Events
A movie with popcorn will be at 2 a.m.; breakfast from Hardee’s at 5:30 a.m.; and the closing ceremony at 6 a.m.

People still have time to join in the celebration of this wonderful event. The entire night will be fun filled and it is not too late to sign up for a team. If you would like to participate in any way, contact Sharon Darnell at 824-1424 or visit

“Each day is a new day. Live it, celebrate it, and remember it!”

posted 05.01.2013

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