Relay for Life organizers to uncork wine, spa event

Published 6:46 am Thursday, March 18, 2010

Treat yourself — no need to feel guilty about it — next week at the Mower County Relay for Life’s “Relaxation & Wine Tasting.”

Mower County Relay for Life will hold the event on Thursday, March 25 at the Healing Palms Spa, 313 N. Main St., from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

A $10 ticket includes access to wine tastings, appetizers and one spa treatment — a 10-minute chair massage, paraffin dip, chi session or facial wax. Extra spa treatments will be available for $5 each

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According to the American Cancer Society, the first team Relay for Life event was held in 1986, when 19 teams participated in Washington. Today, more than 4,400 relays occur throughout the United States, with 16 nations joining the efforts. More than $364 million has been raised worldwide.

Tickets for the “Relaxation & Wine Tasting” are available from any committee member, at Healing Palms Spa, at the door and by calling 433-6812.

Healing Palms Spa, Hy-Vee Wine & Spirits, Hy-Vee Foods and Diamond Ridge Printing are sponsoring this event.

Relaxation and Wine Tasting

benefits the Mower County Relay for Life

When: Thursday, March 25, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Where: Healing Palms Spa, 313 N. Main St.

Tickets: $10