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Relay for Life starts Friday at GW

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by Sabrina Salas Matanane

Guam - The annual Relay for Life is scheduled for Friday from 7:00pm to Saturday at 7:00am. The even is hosted by the Guam Chapter of the American Cancer Society. Hundreds of survivors and their caregivers along with thousands of people will walk together to take a stand against cancer. 
 
Relay For Life 2014, presented by GTA, brings together numerous groups and individuals across the island and provides them with a unified way to fight back against cancer – contributing to the American Cancer Society’s mission of saving lives by investing in research, advocacy, and supporting patients and families in their personal fights against cancer.

The community is invited to help finish the fight at the George Washington High School Track and Field and participate in the 12 hour event that begins at 7:00PM on May 23 and ends at 7:00AM on May 24.  
The schedule of events follows:
Relay For Life 2014 (presented by GTA)
May 23-24, 2014
7:00PM—7:00AM
GWHS Field
 
Schedule of events:
5pm-9pm Entertainment by Mt. Carmel School Phoenix Stage Band
 
6:30pm
Zumba with the Sinajana Zins
 
7:00PM
Opening ceremony—at main stage
Victory Lap (Survivors and Caregivers)
Parade of teams
First team: GTA, presenting sponsor for Relay For Life
Followed by Bankon Ifit (Bank of Guam), top fundraising team for 2013
 
7:00PM—10:00PM—massages by Dr. Roger Martinez, ADIO Chiropractic
Kids Zone Carnival Games—hosted by Team Caleb
 
9:00PM
Luminaria Ceremony—to take place in centerfield, sponsored by Bank of Guam
 
10:00PM—6:00AM
Onsite activities and entertainment - sponsored by Coast 360
Mission Moment Activities – sponsored by DFS
 
10pm – 1030pm – Performance by Stargazers
1am – 3am – Performance by Friends with Instruments
4am – 6am – Fitness Activities (tentative)
 
6:30AM – May 24
Final Lap
Closing Ceremony
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