JOIN THE FIGHT! The American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life of West Seattle Wants YOU!

Press release from the American Cancer Society

The Relay Train is coming to your neighborhood here in West Seattle! Are you on board? Right now, the local American Cancer Society signature fundraising event is looking for committee members to help organize the 2013 Relay For Life. With just over nine months left before the Relay, the committee has a place for everyone.

Positions available include:

 Sponsorship Chair: Get local businesses involved in this community-based event.
 Luminaria Chair: Deliver the message of Relay – “Celebrate. Remember. Fight Back.” Help develop and run this moving, candlelit evening ceremony remembering those we have lost to cancer, and those who are fighting the battle right now.
 Online Chair: Manage the online fundraising arm of the American Cancer Society’s most successful event!
 Publicity Chair: Spread the Relay word around the community!
 Many more!

This year’s Relay For Life of West Seattle will take place overnight in June (date TBD) at West Seattle Stadium.

The American Cancer Society is the nationwide, community-based, voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives from cancer, and diminishing suffering from cancer through research, education, advocacy and service. For 24-hour cancer information, call the American Cancer Society at 1-800-ACS-2345 or visit

To volunteer, contact Nici Eaton with ACS at nici.eaton[at] or (425) 322-1127 or Jilyan Perry, Event Chair, at jilyan.perry[at] or (978) 618-9837.

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