LOCK HAVEN– The annual Clinton County Relay for Life will be held at Riverview Park from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, July 31. And all people is invited to take part in the function which will incorporate sellers, video games, displays, a Tai Chi demonstration, speakers, tunes, Bark for Existence, a segment focusing on fundraising for baby most cancers, and much more.
A neighborhood motivational speaker will be one of the highlights of the party.
His title is Willard Barth, who grew up in Lock Haven and at age 8 had most cancers and shed a leg. He went on to turn into an athlete in the Keystone Central University District. Right after graduation, he developed a career as a nationwide motivational speaker. Willard has agreed to donate his solutions for this celebration and will communicate at 10:30 a.m. tentatively.
This year’s theme is motion pictures. The Dems Kick Cancer team has selected Alice in “Wonderland” and it is predicted there will be several equally attractive and pleasurable themes picked out by the groups, in accordance to Roxanne Embick, who is in demand of this year’s Relay.
An additional exciting event during the Relay is Bark for Daily life at 4 p.m., to honor and rejoice the lifelong contributions of canine caregivers to cancer people.
This celebration empowers the neighborhood and their canine caregivers to just take a stand in opposition to most cancers.
“Our fur buddies are so critical to restoration. They know when you need to have a choose-me-up and when to lay up coming to you when you’re sensation undesirable. This is a terrific way to honor them and support the American Most cancers Modern society,” said Embick.
The American Most cancers Society’s childhood most cancers initiative, Gold Together companies and people increase funds that immediately guidance analysis, education and learning, advocacy, and services, as effectively as market cancer avoidance efforts that could lower children’s chance for cancer later on in lifestyle.
Cora’s Crew is the #GoldTogether Group for Relay for Everyday living in Clinton County.
“Our household has been afflicted by childhood most cancers. That is why we Relay and why we have turn out to be a #GoldTogetherTeam,” claimed Elaine Strouse, staff captain. “We would like to honor childhood most cancers survivors at the Relay For Existence event.”
The Gold Jointly motion was developed by childhood brain cancer survivors and Relay For Daily life volunteer Cole Eicher, whose aspiration is to have a Gold Collectively workforce at every single Relay for Existence function. His eyesight is to elevate childhood most cancers recognition, support families struggling with childhood most cancers and join all those family members to a life span of assets by means of the American Cancer Culture.
The Clinton County Relay for Life function is element of the American Most cancers Society Relay For Lifetime motion, which is the world’s major peer-to-peer fundraising party to conserve life from cancer. At Relay For Lifetime occasions, participants celebrate people today who have been touched by cancer, bear in mind liked ones dropped, and just take action for lifesaving adjust.
Cash elevated allows ACS fund and carry out breakthrough analysis and presents most cancers sufferers and their families the methods they require, like absolutely free rides to chemo, free areas to keep in the vicinity of hospitals, and a live 24/7 helpline for answers and assist. If this year’s Bark For Lifetime function is a accomplishment, it will come to be an once-a-year event at Relay For Everyday living.
Find out a lot more about Bark For Lifetime and other strategies to get associated with the Relay For Life motion by getting in touch with Embick at 570-660-1907 or by browsing RelayForLife.org/PAClintonCounty.
Relay for Life Calendar of Functions
July 31, 2021
10 a.m. — Opening Ceremony
10:15 a.m. — Survivor Lap
10:30 a.m. –Speaker Willard Barth (tentative)
Musical choice “Clouds”– Jenn Meanor accompanied by keyboard
11:40 a.m. — Workforce Lap
Midday — Tai Chi Demonstration
1 p.m. — Haven Performing Arts Dance Staff
2 p.m. — Giant Kickball Recreation
3 p.m. — Full Overall body Wellbeing and Health and fitness – Dance Physical fitness with Lori Hoy, mentor/instructor
3:30 p.m. — Lip Sync Fight, signal up with DJ by 2 p.m.
4 p.m. — Bark for Lifetime Presentation about most cancers in pets, pets as caregivers by Dr. Ashley Munro of Oak Hollow Animal Clinic.
5 p.m. — Stay music by Jason Brown and Joel Extended.
6 p.m. — Relay Parade of Neat Autos deliver a bag to capture some sweet.
7 p.m. — Film (TBD)
9 p.m. — Luminaria Ceremony and Silent Lap in honor of or in memory of our loved a single who fought most cancers.
9:45 p.m. — Closing Ceremony