May 27, 2016 Share

Relay For Life of DeKalb County one week away

Relay for LifeBy Joseph M. Morgan

joseph@southerntorch.com

FORT PAYNE, Ala.—Relay For Life of DeKalb County will be held next Friday, June 3 at the VFW Fairgrounds in Fort Payne from 6 p.m. until midnight. The American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life movement is the world’s largest and most impactful fundraising event to end cancer.

Event organizers urge DeKalb County residents to come out and join in the fight to honor Cancer Survivors and remember those lost to the devastating disease. The event promises to provide food, fun and entertainment for the entire family.

There will games, raffles and door prizes and local band Still Kickin, featuring DeKalb County Probate Judge Ronnie Osborn, will be performing. Additionally there will be a dance-off between the Fort Payne Police Department, the Fort Payne Fire Department, and the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department.

Relay for Life unites communities across the globe to celebrate people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and take action to finish the fight once and for all. With the support of thousands of volunteers, the American Cancer Society is helping save more than 500 lives a day.

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