Relay for Life Upcoming Events

Looking For A Few Good Persons

As the Ellwood City Relay For Life starts its 2016 year, we are in search of individuals that are outstanding in working with the community to lead our committee to greater rewards than in years past. Even if you have just a few moments in your busy schedule, we could use your guidance and knowledge. Openings are in the areas of Chairperson, Sponsorship, Team recruitment, Chinese Auction, Logistics and Survivors. You are invited to join us at our committee meetings to learn more about these openings and other places your service can be helpful contact. For more information, please contact Ernie Cooper at 724-654-5577 or

Event Leadership Team Meeting
Wednesday, March 9, 2016 6 p.m.

Please come to the Wellness Center at 6 p.m. so we can plan for Relay 2016. Come if you want to know what Relay For Life is all about and help us move forward to the upcoming year. We are searching for new ideas to help bring more awareness to the community. Please give us your thoughts. Our theme this year is “Paint Your World Purple!” For more information contact Ernie Copper at the American Cancer Society 724-654-5577 or e-mail

Coffee Talk at Nico Luciano’s Café
Saturday, March 12, 2016 10 to 11 a.m.

Who isn’t interested in a free cup of Java? Why not have some great conversations while enjoying that cup? Join us on Saturday, March 12 in the Nico Luciano’s Café on 834 Wampum Ave. (Lori L’s is in the Plaza) from 10 to 11 a.m., to hear how you can make a difference in the fight against cancer. Be on hand to hear a story shared by Relay For Life volunteers and staff of the local American Cancer Society. YOU can be a part of the fight right here in Ellwood City!

For more information contact the American Cancer Society at 724-654-5577 or e-mail, visit our website at: Hope to see you there and bring a friend!

Paint Party by Relay For Life Team Circle of Friends
Sunday, March 13, 2016 1 p.m. Bake Sale 2 p.m. Paint

Team Circle of Friends is having a paint party at Lillyville Church of God, 408 Hickernell Road, Ellwood City. Steve Totin, a local artist, is returning to walk us through the steps to create a one of a kind picture. He was the artist at the Paint N Sip Party in January at Vinny’s. No need to be embarrassed as everyone’s eye is different when looking at images, and it’s fun to see the different takes on the same image. Doors open at 1 p.m. for the bake sale and painting will start at 2 p.m.

The cost is $15.00 for paints, brushes and canvas boards. Drinks and snacks are sold separate. There will be a 50/50 and raffle prizes to continue the fun. To reserve your spot and/or more information e-mail:

Wanted: All Local Cancer Survivors
Sunday, June 5, 2016

If you have had cancer 30 minutes or 30 years, you are a SURVIVOR!!! You are encouraged to register with The American Cancer Society as a survivor by calling Ernie Copper at the Lawrence/Beaver County Cancer Society at 724-654-5577.
You are cordially invited to a survivor luncheon (free for you and a guest) to be held Sunday, June 5, 2016 at the Wurtemburg-Perry Firehall. As a survivor you will be presented with a beautiful purple “Survivor T-shirt” to be worn during the survivor lap at Relay For Life on June 11, 2016 at Helling Stadium as well as during a special ceremony at Relay to commemorate your journey. Even if you choose not to participate in Relay at all, please register with the Cancer Society to become familiar with the many services that are offered free of charge.

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