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Relay for life set for Friday
15th Annual cancer walk at Green Brook Park
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The 15th annual Relay for Life begins Friday night at 5 p.m. in Green Brook Park. There will be music, food and fun.
The 15th annual Relay for Life begins Friday night at 5 p.m. in Green Brook Park.The theme for this year’s event is "Dancing Under the Stars."Festivities will begin with musical entertainment at 5 p.m. followed by the opening ceremony featuring personal testimonies from cancer survivors at 6 p.m., and then a Survivors' Lap, during which those who have survived the battle against cancer circle the park.Relay participants, survivors and caregivers will gather together for a Luminaria Ceremony at 9 p.m. to remember loved ones lost to cancer and to honor those who have battled the disease.Volunteers and donor efforts for the event support research, education, advocacy, and services that allow the American Cancer Society to offer help and hope to people across the country when they need it most.By joining together at Relay, we celebrate life, friendship, and an opportunity to work to defeat cancer for future generations.The lineup for this year's Relay is as follows:*5 p.m. - Jimmy and Alisha Stephens*5:15 p.m. - Kathy Goodwin*5:30 p.m. - Dessa Ray*5:45 p.m. - Suzanne Slager*5:55 p.m - Presentation of Colors by Boy Scout Troop #347, National Anthem by Suzanne Slager and invocation by Dwayne Cornelius, Pastor of the New Life Pentecostal Church*6 p.m. - Opening ceremony, welcome by Ivadell Randolph, introduction of Cancer Survivors, song honoring cancer survivors by Bonnie Rigsby and Shelley Cross, prayer for cancer survivors by Don Davidson, Pastor of the Real Life Community Church*6:45 p.m. - David Turner & Friends*7:00 p.m. - Page Family*7:15 p.m. - Gather Round Boys*7:30 p.m. - Terry Hodges*7:45 p.m. - Tina Boston*8:00 p.m. - Fluty and the Flutones*8:15 p.m. - First Assembly of God*8:30 p.m. - Kevin Roberts*8:45 p.m. - Wendell Judkins*9 p.m. - Luminaria Ceremony, prayer by Jeff Armstrong, Pastor of the Smithville Church of God*9:15 p.m. - Smithville Church of God Youth Group*9:30 p.m. - New Life Pentecostal Praise Group*9:45 p.m. - Elizabeth Chapel Youth Group*11 p.m. - 61 Seconds*Midnight: Team Activities Begin