Friends, neighbors, cancer survivors, caregivers and anyone interested in learning more about Relay For Life are encouraged to attend.
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Saturday, June 11, 2011
More than 700 walked in the night-long Relay for Life at Walter R. Sundling Junior High School.
More than 700 people turned out at Walter R. Sundling Junior High in Palatine Friday for the 2011 Relay for Life. Those participating in the fundraising walk to fight cancer also celebrated those who have survived the disease and honored the lives of those who didn't. High school students, youngsters and adults turned Sundling’s track and infield into a tent city for the event. Teams of people circled the track for 12 hours. Although the fund-raising walk was scheduled to end at 5:30 a.m. Saturday, the emotional climax came at 10 p.m. Friday, when luminaria lining the track were lit and friends and loved ones remembered victims of the disease. “We lost a sorority sister,” said Amy Mills, a member of Phi Sigma, Sigma from Springfield, …
Thursday, June 9, 2011
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Looking for something fun to do this weekend? We've got the best bets for your done-with-work-outta-here time. Check out our picks for activities to hit and new places to explore this weekend. 1. Relay for Life of Palatine, Rolling Meadows and Inverness - American Cancer Society Relay for Life: "Celebrate. Remember. Fight Back." Where / When: Walter R. Sundling Junior High School, 6 p.m. - 6 a.m., Friday, June 10 to Saturday, June 11. Why Go?: Annual overnight event to celebrate and honor those who have cancer, have lost their lives to cancer and to fight back against the disease. Funds support services for area patients and their families, research and educational programs. Pricing: Call the American Cancer Society at 847-368-1166 or …
The overnight event will honor survivors fighting cancer and those who have lost their battle with the disease.
If you or anyone you care about has ever been diagnosed with cancer, you might think about attending the Relay for Life for Palatine, Inverness and Rolling Meadows this Friday through Saturday at Walter R. Sundling Junior High School, 1100 N. Smith Street. Cancer survivors, their friends, family and any person who wants to support the cause can come out and participate in the event sponsored by the American Cancer Society (ACS). The opening ceremony will include a few words from local civic leaders as well as a survivor who will talk about how ACS has helped her through her diagnosis. The Survivor Lap will follow, and is one of the many activities that prompts reflection and even a few tears for people who have been touched by cancer. “…