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Volunteers Prepare for Extraordinary 2016 Relay for Life Event

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Relay for Life Executive Committee members were available to provide helpful information at the "Volunteer Rave" meeting at the Gov. Livingston Media Center Tuesday evening.  Credits: Bobbie Peer
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Relay for Life co-Chair Patti Broccoli encouraged the goup of mostly youth volunteers to sign up online and increase their team recruitment efforts. Credits: Bobbie Peer
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Relay for Life volunteer opportunities through team participation and executive committee opportunities.  Credits: Bobbie Peer
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Credits: Bobbie Peer
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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Relay for Life Executive Committee held its first ever Relay Rave to invite anyone interested in Relay to join forces with them Tuesday evening in the Gov. Livingston Media Center with a reception and information session.

Following a meet and greet reception, the group of volunteers, comprised of mostly students, had the opportunity to learn about Relay for Life and ask members of the Executive Committee questions about fundraising and event specifics. 

Relay for Life is scheduled for May 21-22, 2016 at the Watchung Reservation Loop Playground. With 42 teams already registered, co-Chairs Patti Broccoli and James Finley are optimistic on the outlook for an extraordinary 2016 event.  

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The American Cancer Society Relay for Life is a life-changing community event that celebrates the lives of survivors who have battled cancer, honor the caregivers, remember the loved ones lost, and fight back against the disease.

Volunteers have the opportunity to sign up and participate either as part of the event committee, form a team, participate as a survivor or caregiver, and support other Relay participants.

Visit the Relay for Life website to register and learn more about Relay and like their Facebook page to stay informed of upcoming events and meetings. 

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