18 Hours in 18 Minutes Kick Off Party!

November 10, 2010

Relay for Life "18 Hours in 18 Minutes" Kick Off Party!

Bradenton, Florida—(November 5th, 2010) ----- Relay for Life of Bradenton is “Changing the Channel on Cancer.”  This year’s theme encourages teams to pick their favorite TV show and use that to build excitement around the event.  The KICKOFF PARTY will be held Tuesday November 9th, 2010 at 7:00p.m. at the Bradenton Women’s Club (1705 Manatee Ave. W . Bradenton, FL 34205).  

Past and new members are encouraged to attend and experience “18 HOURS in 18 MINUTES.”  Guests will enjoy a special preview of what the 18 hour Relay will include in 1 minute snippets.  The opening ceremony, luminaria ceremony (where candles in bags, line the track to honor survivors and remember those we’ve lost), Musical Chair Scavenger Hunt, Mr. Relay and so much more will be reenacted to give you a taste of the 2011 Relay for Life of Bradenton.  

For those who haven’t participated in a Relay for Life event before, it consists of teams of people who come out to a local high school, park, or fairground and take turns walking or running around a track. Each team is asked to have a representative on the track at all times during the event. This year’s Relay for Life of Bradenton will be held at Bayshore High School and starts on April 15th, 2011 at 6pm.  The relay and festivities go all night long into Saturday afternoon and finish at 12 noon.  If you are interested in attending the KICKOFF PARTY please RSVP to Diane Lehman by Nov. 8 to Diane.Lehman@HCAHealthcare.com or 941-567-2590.  Anyone and Everyone is encouraged to attend!