Help us celebrate cancer survivors at the 26th Annual Relay For Life of Kandiyohi County on Friday, July 19th at the Bill Taunton Stadium in Willmar!
Come be part of this fun-filled community event designed to celebrate cancer Survivors and raise money for research and programs for the American Cancer Society. Everyone is welcome!
4 pm – 8 pm Luminaries available for $10 donation
4 pm – 8 pm Survivor/Participant Registration (Survivors who register online or at the event will receive a free meal voucher to be redeemed at the Stingers Concession Stand)
4 pm – 8 pm Silent auction (must be present at 8:30pm to pick up items)
4 pm – 8 pm Relay Teams have various activities/fundraisers at their team campsites. Please support their efforts in fundraising for Relay.
6:00 pm Opening Ceremony
Survivor’s Throw out the First Pitch
7:05pm Willmar Stingers vs. Rochester Honkers
10:00 pm Luminaria Lap/Ceremony
(Schedule subject to change)
Volunteers are needed to help set up on Friday, July 19th starting at 9am. Contact Tanya at 320-295-2177 if you are interested in helping set up.
Every Relay has different components, but here are a few things they all have in common:
Opening Ceremony –
We’ll kick off the event by celebrating everyone who’s been affected by cancer.
Survivors Lap –
Survivors define courage and inspire those facing a cancer diagnosis. Their strength is honored with each step they take around the first lap. If you know anyone who’s overcome cancer, invite them to join.
Luminaria Ceremony –
Each Luminaria bag represents a loved one lost to cancer, brings support to those affected by it, and honors survivors. This powerful moment gives people the opportunity to grieve but also offers hope and comfort.
Closing Ceremony –
We celebrate all that we’ve accomplished together and remember those we’ve lost. Together, we commit to take action and help end the pain and suffering of cancer.
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