(Jasper, GA ) ⎯ The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Pickens County encourages cancer survivors and their caregivers to attend a dinner in celebration of life and hope on Friday, April 26, 2013 at 6:30 p.m.
The Annual American Cancer Society Survivors’ Dinner will take place at Piedmont Mountainside Hospital in the Mountain Tyme Café. Piedmont Mountainside Hospital will offer a complimentary meal to each cancer survivor and his or her guest. Space at the Survivors’ Dinner is limited to
survivors and their guests. Please RSVP by April 25, 2013 to either Nicholoe Tomlinson at 706-692-6421 or Cheryl Mosley at 678-296-7297.
There will be a Survivor Ceremony at the Relay For Life of Pickens County Event on May 18, 2013 beginning at 5:30 PM. The event celebrates and honors the lives of Pickens County residents who have survived cancer, while offering the hope of finding a cure. The ceremony will kick off with a special Survivors Lap, a moving experience honoring those who have defeated cancer. Survivors will join together, unified in victory and hope, while the rest of the event’s participants surround the track to cheer them on.
“The Cancer Survivors’ Dinner and Ceremony are great opportunities for the community to come together and celebrate life and hope while honoring the personal journey of cancer survivors,” said Nicholoe Tomlinson, Chairman. “Every survivor is invited whether they were diagnosed today, yesterday, or 10 years ago.”
Relay For Life is an overnight community event bringing together teams of families, friends, churches, neighborhoods, and businesses – all with the same goal of curing cancer.
For more information about the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Pickens County or cancer, please contact your American Cancer Society at 1-800-227-2345 or visit cancer.org.
The American Cancer Society combines an unyielding passion with nearly a century of experience to save lives and end suffering from cancer. We save lives by helping people stay well by preventing cancer or detecting it early; helping people get well by being there for them during and after a cancer diagnosis; by finding cures through investment in groundbreaking discovery; and by fighting back by rallying lawmakers to pass laws to defeat cancer and by rallying communities worldwide to join the fight.