2012 Androscoggin Relay For Life

ACS & RFL help local communities fight back against cancer

The American Cancer Society is dedicated to creating a world with less cancer and more birthdays. But helping create these birthdays has taken hard work – decades of scientific research, advocacy, patient support, and much more. Thanks in part to the Society’s work, 11 million cancer ...

The American Cancer Society offers free summer camp for children affected by cancer

Cancer doesn’t have to be a reason for a child to miss the fun and excitement of camp. Children affected by cancer, ages 4 through high school, are invited to attend Camp Rainbow in Ellsworth, Maine. The camp is a special place where kids with cancer can simply smile, laugh and play; a plac...

Cancer survivors and their caregivers invited to walk Lap of Hope to kick off American Cancer Society Relay For Life

The American Cancer Society invites local cancer survivors, patients currently in treatment, and their caregivers to attend the Relay For Life of Androscoggin County to celebrate life and the hope of a cancer-free future. During the Relay, cancer survivors and their caregivers are honored ...

How the American Cancer Society uses your Relay For Life donations in Maine

The American Cancer Society offers a free summer camp for children ages 4 – 18, who have been diagnosed with cancer, and their families. There are three camps in New England, including Camp Rainbow in Ellsworth, Maine. Children from all over Maine are encouraged to attend – no matter ...

Light a luminaria for hope

Join us for the Luminaria Ceremony at the Relay For Life of Androscoggin County to remember or honor a loved one by dedicating a luminaria candle to be lit during a special ceremony at the event. Luminaria are candle lanterns bearing the names of people who have been affected by cancer. As...

Letter from Relay For Life chairperson

This is my second year of chairing the American Cancer Society Relay For Life, and what a fun, full year it has been. My daughter and I are now 32-year survivors. My cancer was a rare cancer that started in the placenta; it is called Choriocarcinoma. My daughter was left severely handicapped, yet...

Relay For Life Androscoggin activities

This year’s Relay For Life Androscoggin County will feature several inspiring moments. The public is welcomed and encouraged to share in these activities. The Survivors and Caregivers Lap: This is the first and most important Lap of the event. Survivors and Caregivers walk aro...

Bates College Relay 2012

The Relay For Life of Androscoggin County would like to thank Bates College for their very successful Relay held May 4-5, 2012. The Relay ran from Friday night at 7 p.m. until Saturday at 6 a.m. This was Bates College’s second year at Relay, and, amazingly they surpassed their last year&rsq...

Fundraising

Yard sale 2012 Spaghetti dinner Zumba-thon For many, fundraising for the Relay For Life is a year-long project. Fundraising is about raising money for a good cause that affects many. It also brings people together to have FUN. Relay For Life celebrates birthdays, remembers th...

Helpful tips and reminders

As our Relay approaches, remember safety is the number-one priority for all participants. The following rules have been put in place for the safety and enjoyment of all. Propane grills allowed No fires in pits or otherwise No smoking of any kind on the field No alcohol...