Everyone is invited to attend the 2019 American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Carroll/Jo Daviess counties on Saturday, June 8, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church/Antl Hall in Savanna.
“Bring your family or friends and come for a part of the evening or for the enter Relay,” said Bev Lundquist, committee member. “There will be a foodstand there so come with an appetite. Hope to see you at the Relay on Saturday, June 8.”
Relay for Life schedule:
3 p.m.—Campsite setup. Fundraising at campsites can begin.
4:45 p.m.—Silent auction items should be in place (south wall in Antl Hall).
5 p.m.—Opening ceremony: Welcome, prayer, Pledge of Allegiance, National Anthem sung by Deb Judas, message by Kaydra Heller (mother of 4-year-old son with cancer, Survivor lap in Antl Hall.
6 p.m.—Silent auction bidding starts; music by deejay CJ Wade; walking, games, fellowship in Antl Hall.
7 p.m.—Luminaria sales close, silent auction bidding closes.
8 p.m.—Luminaria ceremony begins in church sanctuary; team and individual fundraising $1,000 and more; corporate sponsors; silent auction items may be picked up after the Luminaria service; clean-up; prayer; reading of Luminaria names (Dawn Dampman, Cindy Law, Pat Reese, Donna Landis); music by Steve Sheffey.