Glynn County Relay for Life, April 25-26, 2014
Exchange Club of Brunswick (101 Emory Dawson Road, Brunswick)
2014 marks the 20th Anniversay of Relay for Life of Glynn County. For this American Cancer Society event, the entire community comes together in a show of force against cancer. The event honors survivors and raises awareness about reducing cancer risks and raises funds to help the American Cancer Society fight the disease.
On Friday evening after dark, hundreds of Luminaria are illuminated. Each luminaria is personalized in memory or in honor of a person affected by cancer. To dedicate a luminaria, visit the Glynn County Relay for Life website.
Throughout the overnight event, a series of events and activities take place:
Friday, 7pm – Opening Ceremony
The Opening Ceremony kicks off the events with news of accomplishments, progress and inspiration.
Friday, 7:15pm – Survivors Lap
All cancer survivors take the first lap around the track in celebration.
Friday, 9pm – Luminaria Ceremony
The Luminaria are lit in remembrance of those we have lost to cancer, to support those currently battling the disease and to honor those who have fought cancer in the past.
Friday night to Saturday morning
Teams walk the track all night in a show of force against cancer
7am – Closing Ceremony
At the closing, participants remember lives lost and commit to continue the fight against cancer
Hodnett Cooper is a proud supporter of this community event.