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Articles Tagged ‘ Relay for Life ’

May 1, 201212:27 am

Relay for Life Wraps Up Successful Year

Junior Elise Valkanas participates in the February 11 Relay for Life event held on campus. (Photo by Kevin Baier)

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On Tuesday, April 17 the committee for Relay for Life at St. Mary’s College held a meeting to discuss what has been accomplished throughout the year in their fight against cancer. For the recent Relay for Life event that was held on Feb. 11-12 in the Michael P. O’Brien Athletics and Recreation Center, the team […]

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February 14, 20121:19 am

Relay For Life Returns to St. Mary’s

Seniors Kimmy Routson and Emily Gershon give Senior Katie West a purple hair streak in honor of Pancreatic Cancer while Senior Camille Campanella watches. (Photo by Kevin Baier)

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On Saturday, Feb. 11, the St. Mary’s community gathered in the Michael P. O’Brien Athletic and Recreation Center (MPOARC) to show why they relay at the third Relay for Life event hosted at the college. Relay for Life is a fundraiser event that benefits the American Cancer Society and fights against all types of cancer […]

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March 1, 201112:09 am

Relay for Life: Students Walk for Cure

Students celebrated the lives of cancer survivors and raised money for a cure by walking from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. on Saturday Feb. 27. (Photo by Kevin Baier)

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Starting at 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 26 and ending at 6 a.m. the next morning, Relay for Life gathered students, faculty, staff and community members together in the Michael P. O’Brien Athletics and Recreation Center to honor those who have fought cancer and to raise awareness and money to continue the struggle to fight a disease that touches so many lives.

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April 12, 20108:52 pm

St. Mary’s Relay for Life Earns Thousands for Cancer Research

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On Saturday, Mar. 27, the College held its very first Relay for Life Event in the recreation courts of the Michael P. O’Brien Athletics and Recreation Center. The event raised $18,593.08 for the American Cancer Society. “[Relay for Life] is the largest fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. Usually it’s an all night event but […]

February 9, 20105:53 pm

Students Organize College-sponsored Relay for Life

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Cancer is a life-threatening disease that is responsible for one out of every four deaths in the United States each year. Despite an annual decrease in the cancer mortality rate, many still fall victim to it – last year alone, nearly 1,479,350 Americans were diagnosed with cancer. This terrible disease, however,  also brings people together […]