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Final Relay For Life info night – March 13

The Lower Clarence Relay For Life’s final team information night is on Monday, March 13 at 6.30pm at the Yamba Golf and Country Club. Come along to find out final details for the big weekend, including logistics and camping sites, what to bring, how to bank your fundraising, what to expect at the ceremonies, and the entertainment and activity schedule for the 18 hours. You will be able to pick up remaining team shirts and ask any last minute questions. “We would really like thank all of the teams who have supported this event and held fundraisers so far. The event wouldn’t happen without the teams, and each person is making a big impact just by getting involved,” said Abby Wallace, Cancer Council community relations coordinator, Northern Rivers. “I’d also like to pay special mention to all of the committee members who have volunteered their time to bring this event to the community. It takes a lot of work behind the scenes to coordinate an event like this and the committee have put such a huge effort in to make it a fantastic event for everyone,” said Ms Wallace. The Relay For Life is now has 31 teams and 254 participants are registered, with over $30,000 raised so far. Register a team For more information or to register a team in the Relay For Life, go to and like us on Facebook for updates at If you need help with getting a team together, some advice on fundraising or any questions about the event, contact Team Development Coordinator Stewart Hase on 0417 255 995 or Chairperson Lorraine Breust on 0401 712 772. Funds raised from the Lower Clarence Relay For Life go into prevention campaigns, information and support, programs and services in the local area. Cancer Council NSW also funds world class research and almost $15 million was invested into research in 2016 from fundraising events like Relay For Life. For further information regarding any Cancer Council NSW initiative, or for cancer support services, please contact Cancer Council Helpline on 13 11 20.