Relay for Life teams still sought

Red Deer’s edition of the Relay of Life is still taking teams and volunteers.

Red Deer’s edition of the Relay of Life is still taking teams and volunteers.

The annual event is held at CrossRoads Church in Red Deer County (38105 Range Road 275) on June 14.

Forty teams have signed up to spend the night walking for cancer research, prevention and support programs.

Local organizer Nancy Kumm said they hope to have 44 teams participate this year.

She said there’s always a need for more volunteers and teams for the 12-hour overnight event. As well, there will be a survivor reception earlier in the evening.

The relay for cancer begins at 7 p.m. with a survivor lap and wraps up at 7 a.m.

Other Relay for Life events in Central Alberta include Rocky Mountain House on Friday; Innisfail on June 7 and Stettler also on June 14.

Contact Nancy Kumm at 403-309-5432 or and visit the Canadian Cancer Society website ( and click the links for more information on Relay for Life.

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