Relay for Life is Saturday
Published 7:41 am Thursday, July 20, 2017
Along with its traditional docket of events, the Mower County Relay for Life will feature entertainment from 2 p.m. Saturday into the late evening.
This year’s Relay for life, which runs from 2 p.m. Saturday until a closing ceremony at 1:45 a.m. on Sunday morning, will feature at least five acts like musicians Blooming Prairie’s Stix of Fury, Dunnell Lenort and Lee Swenson, and it will even feature zumba at 10:30 p.m. with Sarah Rodriguez.
The annual Relay for Life of Mower County will begin at 2 p.m. will be held at the Mower County Fairgrounds.
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This year’s goal for fundraising is $60,000, and 15 teams will be featured during the event that raises funds for the American Cancer Society, and its support of patients, families and research.
Luminaria are $10 each, which are purchased and lighted during the evening hours in memory of those who fought the disease.
To purchase a luminary, call Angie Hughson at 507-440-7818.
Relay for Life entertainment lineup
•Dunnell Lenort, 2 to 3 p.m.
•Lee Swenson, 3:30 to 4:15 p.m.
•TBA, 4:30 to 5:15 p.m.
•Stix of Fury, 5:30 p.m.
•Opening Ceremony, 6 p.m.
•Dylan Kaercher, Heather Deters, Ethan Mundt, 7 to 9 p.m.
•Luminary Ceremony, dusk
•Zumba with Sarah Rodriguez, 10:30 p.m.
The relay’s schedule
2-5 p.m. Silent Auction
2-5 p.m. Vendors
6 p.m. Opening ceremony
6:15 p.m. Survivors’ lap
6:30 p.m. Caregiver’s lap
Dusk. Luminary ceremony
1:45 a.m. Closing ceremony