Relay for Life Atmore to hold Kick Off Celebration Sept. 30

Published 2:48 pm Wednesday, August 16, 2023

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Relay for Life Atmore is holding its 2023-24 Kick Off Celebration Sept. 30 at Brooks Memorial Baptist Church and Heritage Park.

A survivor celebration brunch will be held from 10 a.m. until noon at Brooks Memorial, 904 McRae St., in Atmore.

Then, a luminary ceremony and survivors/caregivers walk will be held at Heritage Park at 5:30 p.m. the same day.

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This marks the first-ever survivor celebration brunch. Every light at the luminary ceremony represents a life taken by cancer, a survivor of cancer or support for a person still fighting the disease.

Those interested can RSVP to Jodi James at 251-360-0663 or email by Sept. 15, 2023.

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life movement is the world’s largest peer-to-peer fundraising event dedicated to saving lives from cancer, according to the American Cancer Society’s website. For more than 35 years, communities across the world have come together to honor and remember loved ones and take action for lifesaving change. Funds raised through Relay For Life directly support breakthrough research, 24/7 support for cancer patients, access to lifesaving screenings and much more.