Saturday, June 12, 2010

Lakeside Firefighters Help Kick-off Relay for Life

Lakeside Middle School is hosting Lakeside's First Annual Relay For Life event.  The event is coordinated by The American Cancer Society and lasts for 24 hours.  The relay is comprised of teams camped out at the event in tents and RVs with friends and family members to cheer them on.  Each team is asked to have a member on the track at all times during the event. Because cancer never sleeps, Relays are overnight events.

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life unites communities across the country each year to celebrate the lives of those who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and fight back against a disease that often takes too much. The Lakeside Fire Department had the privilege to help kick-off the event by leading a group of cancer survivors around the track for the first lap.  

 Submitted By: Firefighter/Paramedic Matthew Buzzell, Lakeside Fire District

1 comment:

  1. Great cause! Hope everyone stays dry tonight. Rock on for the cure. Nice story Matt.