Relay for Life here in Woburn
Woburn will host its 6th Relay for Life, to benefit the American Cancer Society, on May 18-19, 2012. The event, which begins at 6:00 p.m., is an overnight walk at Library Field. Relay for Life starts with a survivor lap, an inspirational time for everyone to rally and celebrate the victories we’ve achieved over cancer. After dark, silence falls and we walk in silence to light of luminaria lanterns to remember loved ones who lost their battles with cancer. At midnight, Woburnites will participate in a fight back ceremony and will make personal commitments and pledges to save lives.
Relay for Life builds an incredible sense of power and togetherness within our community. Games, activities, food, raffles and more will all be part of the early evening fun and the general public is encouraged to attend. Youth sports teams, scout groups, and families are also invited to come and participate as group during the early portion of the event.
Ways to Get Involved
WALKERS – Recruit your friends, family, teammates, or co-workers and start a team! Teams can be made up of up to 15 participants. Starting a team is EASY! Visit www.relayforlife.org/woburnma and click the “Sign Up” button on the top right. Then invite your people to join your team and to also join you in your fundraising efforts.
SURVIVORS – Woburn’s Relay for Life supports members of our community who have been affected by cancer. All cancer survivors and caregivers are invited to participate in a special survivor lap followed by a free dinner and reception. This takes place immediately following the opening ceremony. You can register as a survivor at www.relayforlife.org/woburnma by clicking the “Sign Up” button on the top right.
SPONSORS – Local and corporate businesses who are interested in sponsoring the 2012 Relay for Life event are also welcome. Benefits include your company’s name and/or logo in the program, on signage at the event, or more. Benefits are dependent on the size of the donation. Those interested in sponsoring the event should contact Rebecca Harnois at781-314-2678.
Will You Join Us?
No matter who you are, there's a place for you at Relay. Each dollar you raise will help save lives. How far will you go to make a difference in the fight against cancer? Please consider joining us as we walk to create a world with less cancer and more birthdays!
Learn more at the next Team Captains’ meeting at the Woburn Police Station.
Celebrate. Remember. Fight Back.