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Tomorrow starts events for the 2004 northern Blair County Relay for Life

The American Cancer Society recently released the schedule of events for the 2004 northern Blair County Relay for Life to be held at the Bellwood-Antis High School Memorial Stadium, starting tomorrow.
Beginning at 10 a.m. tomorrow is the official kick-off and start of the team laps. The final lap of the 2004 Relay for Life is scheduled for 10 a.m. on Saturday.
There are three designated areas at the event, including the children’s area located at the home stand bleachers for kids ages 10 and under, the teen area located at the concession stand area for kids ages 11-18 and the team fun area located at the survivor tent area, which is all-team participation.
Events scheduled at the children’s area for Friday includes: 11 a.m., Bonnie Gorden; noon, gymnastics; 1 p.m., One Lane Bridge; 2 p.m., Dan and Galla; 3 p.m., hula hoop contest; 4 p.m., Pam Townsend; 5 p.m., Liz Walker and Pam’s Chargers; 6 p.m., dinner at the tent sites and 7-10 p.m., ceremonies.
Saturday’s events at the children’s area includes: 8 a.m., clowns and 9 a.m., puppet show.
Events scheduled at the teen area for Friday includes: noon, watergun race; 2 p.m., marshmallow relay; 3 p.m., water balloon toss; 4 p.m., seed spitting contest; 5 p.m., mystery food relay; 6 p.m., dinner at tent sites; 7-10 p.m., ceremonies; 11 p.m., board games; midnight and 1 a.m., Karaoke; 2 a.m. and 3 a.m., ultimate frisbee/football; 4 a.m., waterballoon toss; 5 a.m. and 6 a.m., board games.
Saturday’s events at the teen area includes: 8 a.m., breakfast and 9 a.m. closing ceremonies.
Events scheduled at the team fun area for Friday includes: noon and 1 p.m., dunking booth; 3 p.m., hula hoop contest; 4 p.m., adult musical scavenger hunt; 5 p.m., water balloon toss; 6 p.m., dinner at the tent sites; 7-10 p.m., ceremonies; 11 p.m., watermelon spitting contest; midnight, bingo, board games and cards; 1 a.m., pajama lap and 2 a.m., bingo, board games and cards.
Saturday’s events at the team fun area includes: 6 a.m., bed head contest; 7 a.m., donut eating contest; 8 a.m., breakfast and 9 a.m., closing ceremonies.
The American Cancer Society invites the public to join in the activities, games and fun.
An opportunity to honor a loved one’s battle with cancer will also be available during the activities. Luminaria are available for a suggested donation of $10. Luminaria can be placed in honor of those survivors who have fought cancer or are fighting cancer. They can also be placed to honor the memory of those no longer here.
To sponsor a luminaria, call the American Cancer Society.
A luminaria service is scheduled on Friday, beginning at 7 p.m., at the stadium.
The American Cancer Society is the nationwide community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy and service.
For additional information, contact the Blair Unit office at 695-9511.