Is this the year you decide to join the Relay For Life in Grafton? If you aren’t sure what Relay is all about or want to find out more, come along to the next team information night on Thursday 18th February from 6.30pm – 7.30pm at the Grafton District Services Club.
Abby Wallace, Community Relations Coordinator for Cancer Council NSW Northern Rivers welcomes everyone to come along to find out more about Relay For Life and see what a truly uplifting community event it really is.
“Teams are able to pick up their shirts, ask questions about Relay, meet the committee and other ‘Relayers’ and find out what is in store for the main event,” said Abby.
As well as the team night, now is also the perfect opportunity to get your teams together and take advantage of the extended early bird rate of only $15 per person, a 25% discount! The early bird registration finishes on Friday 19th February 2016, so get in quick! Register online at relayforlife.org.au/grafton or at the team information night on 18th February.
This year’s 18 hour Relay For Life will be held at the sunsmart timeslot, kicking off at 3pm on Saturday 19th March until 9am Sunday 20th March 2016 at Jabour Park in South Grafton.
Abby Wallace, Community Relations Coordinator from Cancer Council NSW Northern Rivers says the dedicated organising committee have been busy planning a great event for the community! The new venue at Jabour Park is looking well-groomed and has recently undergone some renovations and it is in tip top shape ready for the Relay!
Relay For Life is an overnight experience with entertainment, fun activities and moving ceremonies – it’s a night you won’t forget!
“Most of the entertainment has been locked in and it will be a great showcase of local talent,” said Abby.
“The ‘Miss Relay’ competition is also back again this year and we are calling on all the blokes to get their dresses and purses ready for a fun night with great prizes,” she said.
All participants get a Relay For Life shirt, overnight camping and a free breakfast on Sunday at Relay included in the registration fee.
The funds raised help Cancer Council NSW support all in the Clarence Valley affected by cancer through vital research, prevention, information and support services, so no one faces a cancer diagnosis alone.