PICKENS COUNTY — Pickens County Relay for Life is set for Fridayat the Old Liberty High School Football Stadium.
Events are listed below.
A survivor drop-in dinner: 5:30 p.m. Survivors and a care-giver are invited to the dinner to honor them prior to the Survivor lap and kickoff of the evening’s Relay events
Opening Ceremony: Time 7 p.m. The Opening Ceremony brings everyone together for a high-energy event kickoff to celebrate the lives of those who have battled cancer, to inspire hope by sharing recent accomplishments and progress, and to remind everyone that while we are winning this battle, fighting cancer is a year-round priority.
Survivor Lap: Time: 7:15 p.m. During the Survivors Lap, upbeat music plays as all cancer survivors at the event take the first lap around the track cheered on by the other participants who line the track, celebrating their victory over cancer.
Luminary Ceremony: Time: 9 p.m. The Luminary Ceremony is a time to remember people we have lost to cancer, to support people who currently have cancer, and to honor people who have fought cancer in the past. The power of this ceremony lies in providing an opportunity for people to work through grief and find hope.
Closing Ceremony: Time: 7 a.m. The Closing Ceremony is a time to remember the lives of those lost and to celebrate that each of us has committed, through our participation in a Relay event, to fight back against this disease over the next year.
Sam’s Club is the presenting sponsor for the Relay for Life of Pickens County.