Estela Meraz

Estela Meraz, chair of this year's Relay for Life fundraiser in Downey, was guest speaker at Wednesday's Downey Los Amigos Kiwanis meeting. Meraz became involved with the Relay for Life after the passing of her cousin, Judith, who was "the closest thing I had to a sister."

The 24-hour fundraiser begins at 9 a.m. on June 1 at Downey Adult School. For more details, go online to

Meraz is pictured with acting Kiwanis president Ryan Fitzl.

********** Published: May 9, 2013 - Volume 12 - Issue 04