Colusa County Relay For Life plans kick-off event

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The volunteer leadership team is kicking off the 2016 Colusa County Relay For Life event season on Wednesday, January 20, at Steelhead Lodge, 3249 Butte Slough Road in Colusa starting at 5:30 PM with a FREE special event.

The fun, lively, cancer-fighting program will highlight how the community has benefited from funds raised and honor cancer survivors and caregivers. Also during the kick-off event, guests will have the opportunity to register a team for the Relay For Life event or learn about sponsorship opportunities. Refreshments and appetizers will be served as well as, door prizes will be given, and presentations about what happens during the Relay for life event.

Guests of the Kick-off Event are asked to RSVP to Jennifer Cotter (530) 741-1384 ext. 52501.

The Relay For Life movement unites communities across the globe to celebrate people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and take action to finish the fight once and for all. Relay For Life events are community gatherings where teams and individuals camp out at a school, park, or fairground and take turns walking or running around a track or path. Teams participate in fundraising in the months leading up to the event.

The Relay For Life movement is the world’s largest fundraising event to fight every cancer in every community, with four million participants in 6,000 events worldwide in 2015. Last year, 125 people participated in the Relay For Life of Colusa County and raised approximately $28,000.

The Colusa County Relay For Life Event is scheduled for 10 AM on Saturday, August 6, at the Colusa County Fairgrounds.

Visit relayforlife.org or http://bit.ly/1OR70b9 to learn more about the event.

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Lloyd Green Jr. is the Owner and Publisher of the Williams Pioneer Review. He is dedicated in publishing the news and informing the community of Colusa County. Lloyd has been with the publication since 2008, and purchased the business in 2010. Under his ownership the newspaper has grown significantly in subscriptions, publishes weekly, and obtained the title of Newspaper of General Circulation by the Superior Court of Colusa County in Sept. 2007. Lloyd is also the director of advertising, classified manager, legal notice clerk, and circulation manager. To contact Lloyd, email him at lloyd@colusacountynews.net or call (530) 458-4141 ext. 100.