It’s that time of year for the American Cancer Society’s big fund raising event Relay For Life happening this weekend at the Eastern Michigan State Fair Grounds in Imlay City.

Relay For Life is a volunteer driven community supported annual event being held this weekend starting at 10 AM on Saturday June 9th and running through 8 AM Sunday June 10th.  It’s free for everyone. There will be games for the kids all day and a bounce-house/obstacle course, Holy Smoke BBQ truck from 12-5, Silent Auction 3-5:30, 50/50 raffle.  Veteran’s recognition will take place at 5:30 PM, Survivor Ceremony 6 PM & Luminaria Ceremony 9:45 PM.

Enjoy music all day with Voltage, Radio Frequency, Phillip Delasotta, Untamed Beauty, Jake Cox, Sinner Sinner, Stage junkies and DJ Bill Young all night.

If you’re not familiar with the program, Relay For Life is a team fundraising event where team members take turns walking around a track or designated path. Each event is 6-24 hours in length and each team is asked to have member on the track at all times to signify that cancer never sleeps

Each team sets up a themed campsite at the event and continues their fundraising efforts by collecting donations for food, goods, games, and activities. This money will count towards their overall team fundraising goal.

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