Relay for Life Team Kickoff Feb. 16 & 23
February 10, 2012
The American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Tama County will hold kickoff meetings for anyone interested in joining or forming a team. On Feb. 16 the kickoff will begin at 6 p.m. at Sunnyside Tavern and Café in Traer. On Feb. 23 a kickoff will be held at the Meskwaki Casino at 5:30 p.m. These events will explain details about the Relay and how to form a team for the 2012 Relay for Life of Tama County, which will be held June 15-16. Anyone interested in being part of this fun-filled event is invited to attend. Everyone is welcome! Join a team, start a team or renew your team for the 2012 Relay For Life of Tama County. February 16th: Relay Team Kick-Off Sunnyside Tavern and Café, 6:00 p.m. February 23rd: Relay Team Kick-Off Meskwaki Bingo.Casino.Hotel, , 5:30 p.m. Learn about forming a team, pick up your Team Captain packets, register for great Relay For Life prizes, enjoy some great food and learn about this year’s Relay For Life event. For more information on the Tama County Relay for Life check the website, www.relayforlife.org/tamacountyia. Or contact a local Relay for Life committee person: Mary Mehlhous - Dysart 319-476-3460, Linda Goos - Gladbrook 641-473-2776 , Ashley Bolen - Tama/Toledo 641-484-7304, or Luane Lorenzen – Traer 319-231-0820. The American Cancer Society Relay For Life is a life-changing event that gives everyone in communities across the globe a chance to celebrate the lives of people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and fight back against the disease, making it the world’s largest movement to end cancer. Join people who are passionately committed to making a world with less cancer. The Iowa Department of Public Health estimates 120 residents of Tama County will be diagnosed with cancer in 2012 and 47 residents of Tama County will die from the disease. These people and their families need your help. Every day more people are joining the American Cancer Society movement to create a world with more birthdays. The American Cancer Society works to help folks stay well, get well, and find cures for this disease. Anyone interested in joining the fight against cancer is invited to attend these kickoff events. The Relay for Life of Tama County will be held June 15-16 at the South Tama H.S. track.
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