Posts Tagged ‘American Cancer Society’

By MARK SARDELLA The cold, driving rain may have kept attendance down but nothing could dampen the spirits of hundreds who turned out Friday evening for the opening ceremonies of the Relay For Life of Wakefield. As attendees gathered under as huge tent in the center of the track at Northeast Metro Tech, organizers braved […]

By MARK SARDELLA They came to celebrate life and they came to reaffirm a commitment to defeat cancer. And they came to walk. More than 1,000 people made their way to the athletic field at Northeast Metro Tech on Friday, June 17, 2016 for Wakefield’s Relay For Life. They included cancer survivors, caregivers and participants […]

“You too?”


“You too?” That may have been the most frequently uttered greeting among survivors at the American Cancer Society Relay for Life held last weekend at the Beasley Oval behind Wakefield High School. Survivors were easy to identify at the Relay by their purple t-shirts. All other Relay participants got white t-shirts when they checked in. […]