Relay for Life meeting Wednesday

DOWNEY - A meeting to help plan and organize teams for the upcoming Relay for Life will be held Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. at the Barbara J. Riley Community & Senior Center. The American Cancer Society's local Relay for Life will be held at Downey Adult School June 6-7 The annual 24-hour walk begins at 9 a.m. on June 6, with the first lap symbolizing the unity in cancer survivors' hope for a cure. At 9 p.m., a Luminaria ceremony will honor the memories of family members lost to cancer. The walk closes with the final lap June 7 at 9 a.m. Residents are invited to participate in the walk, which usually draws teams from several local businesses, schools and service groups. For information on how participate, call Sharon Newberg at (562) 940-6211.********** Published: March 27, 2009 - Volume 7 - Issue 49