Relay for Life

Relay For Life Event Leadership Meeting

Relay For Life Event Leadership Meeting Thursday, September 14, 2017 6:00 – 7:00 P.M. Please join us for our first meeting of the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Ellwood on Thursday, September 14th at 6pm. We will be meeting at The Beanery, 212 Portersville Road in Ellport, (the old La Isla Mexican Restaurant). We will be celebrating our 2017 event and beginning plans for our 2018 event. We welcome your input and support! The Beanery has some great food and you are welcome to order Dutch Treat. Our meeting will be starting at 6 so please come a…


PHOTOS: Relay for Life in Downtown Ellwood

Ellwood City has never seen so purple in it’s life – the Relay for Life event which took place on Saturday, June 10, was a success according to Relay for Life member, Jackie Kline. “We had a good turn out and lot’s of support from the local community, I think overall the event was a success and we hope it’ll get even bigger in the years to come.” This was the first Relay for Life that took place in downtown Ellwood, in previous years the event was hosted at Helling Stadium. Several streets were blocked off for the event, which…


PHOTOS: Chalk The Town Event

Along with Relay For Life moving to downtown Ellwood City, an idea formed about doing a sidewalk chalk art contest.  Team North Sewickley Walkers took the challenge on putting together this first time event.  As Saturday June 10, 2017 dawned relayers awoke to thunder and rain, upon arriving downtown Lawrence avenue our sidewalk area was wet.  We hope it will dry by noon or the chalk may not write on the squares, thank goodness it dried.  The young artist started to register at noon and went right away to work creating their works of art each with a bag of…


Relay for Life Leadership Meeting

Relay For Life Event Leadership Meeting Tuesday, June 6, 2017 6:00 – 7:00 P.M.  This is the final planning meeting for “Paint The Town Purple”, at the National Grind on Lawrence Avenue in Ellwood City.  We will be putting the final touches on the event schedule, vendor and team spaces on the street, Bark For Life in the Farmers market parking lot and many other important things happening during the event.  Please join us if you are a team captain to find out about team shirts and what teams need to know.   Paint the Town Purple Relay for Life…


Ellwood City Relay for Life Events

Paint The Town Purple Survivor Luncheon Sunday, June 4, 2017 2:00 – 5:00 P.M. Join us as we celebrate our survivors at the Wurtemburg-Perry Fire Hill on Portersville Road with a luncheon.  This is free to all survivors and a guest prepared by the Ladies Auxiliary Wurtemburg-Perry Fire Hall.  Entertainment will be performed by magician T J Hill, plus door prizes and a basket auction.  Vic Rangel and Anna Main are the guest speakers, come hear their amazing stories.  Relay For Life survivor shirts will be received at this time.  For more information contact Donna Kish at 724-758-9856 or e-mail…


Paint the Town Purple Event

Cancer is a disease that affects millions of people around the world yearly – that’s why the American Cancer Society holds their signature and most successful fundraiser, Relay for Life, to raise funds for cancer research in the hopes of ultimately improving cancer survival rates, decrease the incidents of cancer, and improve the quality of life for those affected by the disease. Almost four million people in over 5,000 communities across the United States take part in Relay events, many of which are cancer survivors themselves. Breast cancer survivor and member of the Ellwood City Relay for Life committee, Jackie…


Ellwood City Relay for Life Event

Paint The Town Purple Survivor Luncheon Sunday, June 4, 2017 2:00 – 5:00 P.M. Join us as we celebrate our survivors at the Wurtemburg-Perry Fire Hill on Portersville Road with a luncheon.  This is free to all survivors and a guest prepared by the Ladies Auxiliary Wurtemburg-Perry Fire Hall.  Entertainment will be performed by magician T J Hill, plus door prizes and a basket auction.  Vic Rangel and Anna Main are the guest speakers, come hear their amazing stories.  Relay For Life survivor shirts will be received at this time.  For more information contact Donna Kish at 724-758-9856 or e-mail…


Ellwood City Relay for Life Event

Paint The Town Purple Survivor Luncheon Sunday, June 4, 2017 2:00 – 5:00 P.M. Join us as we celebrate our survivors at the Wurtemburg-Perry Fire Hill on Portersville Road with a luncheon.  This is free to all survivors and a guest prepared by the Ladies Auxiliary Wurtemburg-Perry Fire Hall.  Entertainment will be performed by magician T J Hill, plus door prizes and a basket auction.  Vic Rangel and Anna Main are the guest speakers, come hear their amazing stories.  Relay For Life survivor shirts will be received at this time.  For more information contact Donna Kish at 724-758-9856 or e-mail…


Ellwood City Relay for Life Event

Mountaineer Casino Bus Trip Sunday, May 7, 2017 8:30 A.M. Depart       Team Circle of Friends is going to Mountaineer in Wheeling, West Virginia to play at the casino.  The group will depart from the Ellwood City Hospital via Anderson Coach at 8:30 am and gamble until 3:00 pm, during the ride there will be fun and games.  The cost is $30.00 which includes a $20.00 slot play vouchers received upon arrival to the casino. Games, snacks, drinks and prizes will be happening while traveling to the casino. For more information or to register contact Rhonda Pintur at 412-974-2303.  Hope to…


Relay For Life Events

Relay For Life Event Leadership Meeting Thursday, April 20, 2017 6:00 – 7:00 P.M.             Thank you to all interested people that came last month.  It is time again to start planning for the 2017 Ellwood City Relay For Life event.  Our members have been busy working on new ideas for more community involvement, come out and give us your ideas!  We meet at National Grind, 408 Lawrence Avenue, downtown at 6 pm, don’t shy away because of the meeting length or because you don’t  want to be committed to long term involvement in Relay.  Give us what time…