Clinton County Democrats looking for a way to give back to the community formed a Clinton County Relay For Life team to help raise funds for people impacted by cancer.
That’s how “Clinton County Dems Kick Cancer” came about!
During Relay For Life, an annual fundraiser walk that benefits the American Cancer Society, teams come together for 6-24 hours. Team members take turns walking around a designated path the entire time.
“Cancer patients don’t stop because they’re tired, and for one night, neither do we,” explains the American Cancer Society website.
Team Co-Captains: Roxanne Embick & Lauri Schaitkin
Team Bookkeepers: Angela Black & Lauri Schaitkin
Team PR Coordinator: Bill Mincer
MAY 14, 2022: Clinton County Relay For Life
The 2022 culmination event for the Clinton County Relay For Life will take place on May 14, 2022 at Riverview Park, Farrandsville Road, Lock Haven. The Team Lap will take place at 10:15 a.m., followed by the Survivor Ceremony at 10:30 a.m. and the Survivor Lap at 11 a.m. At 6 p.m., a Car Cruise will take place and the Luminaria Ceremony will occur at 9 p.m. Join us all day for walking to support and remember loved ones and community members impacted by cancer. Our team will be selling candy apples — you don’t want to miss it! Learn more here.
ONGOING: Monthly Team Meetings
The Clinton County Dems Kick Cancer Relay For Life Team typically meets monthly. This is a great opportunity to meet other members and learn about goals for the team. Contact Roxanne Embick to be put on the contact list to receive regular updates.
You can securely donate to the Clinton County Dems Kick Cancer team here.
Join the Clinton County Dems Kick Cancer Relay Team and help us in our mission to raise money for individuals impacted by cancer.
To join, click here and complete the online team member registration form!
Volunteers will have an opportunity to serve in one of the following capacities:
- Social Media Team – Help manage the Clinton County Dems Kick Cancer Facebook page, set up related Facebook Events and keep the pages up to date with fundraising as needed
- Procurement Team – Help lead the way in collecting donations of food, drinks, items for fundraisers, gift cards from Weis or Walmart to purchase needed items, etc.
- Luminaria – All team members will be responsible for selling Luminaria to friends, family, co-workers, etc. Luminaria are the simple white bags, lighted from within, that are featured during a special ceremony during the Relay for Life Event. Luminaria honor loved ones surviving cancer and remember those who have lost the battle. Anyone may dedicate a Luminaria for just $10 here.
- Relay – Join us at the Relay for Life event and help by taking turns walking the track. Show solidarity with team members and those affected by cancer in this tribute.
If you can’t join the team, consider making a donation (monetary or otherwise).
Our Team participates in used clothing drives and gift drives for Clinton County Relay for Life auction/fundraiser events.
PICS FROM 2019 EFFORTS
The Clinton County Dems Kick Cancer Relay For Life team raised $5,000 for Relay For Life between August 2018 and May 2019. We’re proud of our first year of success and were designated as the “Best New Team” by the American Cancer Society for our accomplishments! Check out pics below, and learn more how you can get involved!
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