Relay For Life Event Today

April 30, 2011

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The annual Atmore Relay for Life to benefit the American Cancer Society begins this afternoon.

Opening ceremonies will be at 3 p.m. at Tom Byrne Park on Lindberg Avenue and will continue until midnight. The survivor’s lap will follow the opening ceremonies, a karaoke contest will be held at 4:30, and dance competitions will begin at 5:45 p.m.

At 9 p.m., a luminaria ceremony will remember those that have lost the fight against cancer while honoring survivors. A celebration ceremony will follow at 10 p.m.

Teams scheduled to participate in the Atmore Relay for Life include Atmore Community Hospital, Atmore Family Medicine, Atmore First Assembly, Gulf Winds, Poarch Creek Indians, Run For Your Life Charlie Brown, United Bank, Walgreens, Winn Dixie and Your Family Insurance.

Two other North Escambia area Relay for Life events are coming up in two weeks — the Relay for Life of Greater Escambia and the Century Relay for Life will both be held on May 13.

Pictured top: Last year’s Atmore Relay for Life was moved indoors by rain. NorthEscambia.com photo, click to enlarge.

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