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Waimea Relay For Life meetings and events in September and October

Cancer survivors and caregivers take the first lap at the Relay for Life event at Waimea Park Saturday (Oct 17, 2009). Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7.


Team Captain Meetings – Wednesday, September 1, 15 and 29 starting at 6:00pm at the W.M. Keck Observatory Headquarters.
Teams are encouraged to sign up early for Relay, a fun-filled, overnight event that mobilizes communities, celebrate survivors, remember loved ones, and empower others to fight back against a disease that takes too much. For more information call 808-895-3168 or visit the event Web site at

Cancer Survivor Tea Party – Sunday, September 12, 12noon to 2:00pm at North Hawaii Community Hospital Café.
Cancer survivors and their caregivers are invited to celebrate their victory over cancer and pre register for the Relay. Survivors are also invited to attend the Survivors Birthday Celebration at the Relay For Life of Waimea. Event starts at 5:00pm on Saturday, October 2. Please preregister for both events with Ramona Rodrigues by September 1 at 808-333-4269

Luminaria Ceremony – Saturday, October 2 at 9:00pm.
The American Cancer Society hosts its Relay For Life of Waimea luminaria lighting ceremony to recognize those touched by cancer. Individuals or companies can make a $5.00 contribution in memory of those who have lost their fight with cancer and in honor of those who have survived. Each will be recognized by a lighted luminaria candle. Contributions can be made by calling 808-895-3168 or visit the event Web site at

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Waimea is October 2 and 3, 2010 at the Anderson Arena, Mamalahoa Highway near mile maker 51. For more information on the Relay For Life of Waimea call 808-895-3168 or visit the event Web site at

Contacts: Naomi Grace – Publicity Chair
Maile Carvalho – Community Manager

American Cancer Society
Relay For Life of Waimea

West Hawaii Office
75-5995 Kuakini Hwy, Ste. 443-Kailua Kona, HI 96740
(808) 895-3168

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