Inaugural South Clackamas County Relay for Life kicks off Saturday morning at Wait Park

The South Clackamas County Relay for Life event is right around the corner.

Join the activities on Saturday, June 23, from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. at Canby's Wait Park.

The event will celebrate cancer survivors, those that have been lost to cancer, and the caregivers who support their friends, families, and community.

Proceeds from the Relay for life activities will benefit the American Cancer Society to continue providing services, research and much more.

Relay for Life Schedule:

8 a.m. -- Event setup

9 a.m. -- Team setup

9:30 a.m. -- Registration begins

11 a.m. -- Opening ceremony

11:30 a.m. -- Survivor/Caregiver lap

12:30 p.m. -- Survivor/Caregiver luncheon

2 p.m. -- Refit Demo/audience participation

2:30 p.m. -- Photo booth at Survivor tent

3 p.m. -- Buckaroo Belles entertainment

4 p.m. -- Senior Center line dancers with audience participation

5 p.m. -- Silent Auction closes

5 p.m. -- Find Your Match game…time flexible!

5:30 p.m. -- Zac Armstrong entertainment

7:30 p.m. -- Survivor cookies and coffee

8 p.m. -- Heads or Tails game

9 p.m. -- Prize Bonanza Wrap Up

9:30 p.m. -- Luminaria Ceremony and Lap

10 p.m. -- Closing Ceremony

The Relay offers visitors opportunities to participate in a wide variety of activities, such as visiting team camps, participating in games, enjoying food and goodies, entering drawings for donated items throughout the event and many for sale items provided by teams.


Here's a look at what's going on:

Food booth: Hamburgers, hotdogs, and snow cones sponsored by St. Patrick's Heroes.

Bake Sale sponsored by Refit Ladies.

Bean bag toss for stuffed animals sponsored by Wayner's Walkers.

Reconstructed Relay for Life shirts, hoodies and raglans for $20 and $25. Sponsored by Wayner's Walkers team.

Drawing for Relay shirt rag quilt, tickets $1 sponsored by Wayner's Walkers team.

Popcorn and Peanut vendor sponsored by Tatom's Trotters.

Drawing for professional corn hole game sponsored by Tatom's Trotters.

Yard Yahtzee for Prizes sponsored by Tatom's Trotters.

Coin Toss Game sponsored by Clyde Co. team.

Drawing for beverage dispenser and other prizes sponsored by Clyde Co.

Glow necklaces and bracelets sponsored by Hope on the Horizon.

Drawing for Barbeque basket and gas grill filled with lots of accessories. Tickets $1 or 6 for $5 .... sponsored by Hope on the Horizon.

Ice Cream and Popsicle Cart sponsored by Wee Walkers.

Food booth sponsored by Canby Volunteer Firefighters.

Lap beads, a necklace and beads for every lap walked sponsored by The Walkabouts.

Prize Wheel sponsored by Heros of Hope.

Beautiful flower and succulents in containers sponsored by Wright Walkers.

Drawing for big screen TV sponsored by Wright Walkers.

Silent Auction from noon to 5 p.m.

The Relay for Life leadership team members will be available to provide information for those attending. Community members from both Canby and Molalla areas are encouraged to stop by to enjoy the event as well as support the cause.

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