Written by Kevin Antonucci
One of the highlights of the relay is the traditional survivor's lap, held just prior to the relay. The survivor's lap is dedicated to those who have survived their battle with cancer. There will be tents with food and games for all of the teams that are participating.
Another highlight of this event is the candle lighting ceremony, which will be held at on Saturday. The luminaries will be placed around the track as part of the dedication. Signs in the bleachers will display the word "hope" as a commitment to the continuing fight against cancer.
The Relay for Life was started in 1985 by Gordon Klatt in
For more information on how you can register for the relay for life, please contact Kim Silcox at Silcoxk@easternct.edu or call (860) 465-4426.