Relay For Life of Needham, Dedham and Wellesley will hold the annual kick-off on Monday, Feb. 13 at 7 p.m. at Temple Beth Shalom in Needham. (Snow date is Thursday, Feb. 16, 7 p.m., at the Needham Free Public Library.)
The annual Relay For Life raises awareness and funds to support the work of the American Cancer Society and will be held this year on June 16-17 at DeFazio Park in Needham.
At the kick-off event, team captains can pick up their kits to get started on their fundraising and get excited for this year's big event.
For more information or to sign up as a team to walk in the event, contact American Cancer Society staff partner Melissa Padeni at 508-897-4324 or Melissa.Padeni@cancer.org or one of the event co-chairs—Sarah Lim, Laura Tierney or Jess Gates. Information can also be found online at www.RelayForLife.org/NeedhamMA.
Volunteers are also needed to help organize and run the event. Learn more at the link above or come to one of the planning meetings, held at the Needham Library's Community Room on the following dates and times:
- Thursday, Feb. 2, 7 p.m. Committee Meeting
- Wednesday, March 7, 6:30 p.m. Team Captain Meeting; 7:30 p.m. Committee Meeting
- Wednesday, April 4, 6:30 p.m. Team Captain Meeting; 7:30 p.m. Committee Meeting
- Wednesday, May 9, 6:30 p.m. Team Captain Meeting; 7:30 p.m. Committee Meeting