To the members of our community,

I would like to invite each and every one of you to come out to the 20th Annual Relay For Life of Androscoggin County. If you have ever been touched by cancer, you most likely will find the people and emotions will resonate with you.

As this year’s event chair for the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life committee, I would like to thank all the residents of Androscoggin County for their generosity and support. What started as one doctor in Tacoma, Washington making his pledge to fight back against this disease, has evolved into an event that spans more than 5,000 communities in the U.S. and 19 other countries.

This is the 20th year we have held a Relay For Life event in our community. This year we are excited for our event whose theme is Life’s Celebrations. We expect 20-plus teams to participate in this 12-hour event and hope to raise more than $65,000 to help the American Cancer Society’s fight for more birthdays, threatened by every cancer, here and throughout the world. The residents of Androscoggin County have shown continued support for this mission.

I would like to thank our dedicated committee who has, through their hard work, helped bring our event together. The 2014 committee members are: Mark Fortier, Tina Pilot, Sue Marichal-Lussier, Larry Gordon, Janet Miles, Nancy Moyer, Mary Beth Moyer, Keith Pray, Jessica Fox and our American Cancer Society Relay For Life Event Specialist Amy St. John. In addition, I would to thank all of the dedicated Team Captains who have been out raising money and recruiting new team members over the past few months. Team Captains’ and Team Members’ commitment and drive is the heart of our event.

We appreciate the generosity and support of our event sponsors who make Relay possible. The following corporate sponsors for this year are: Dunkin Donuts, Hannaford, Sea-Vu Campground, Mechanic Savings Bank, Iberdrola USA Foundation, Sun-Journal, Fox 23, and Blueberry Broadcasting.


We express our deep gratitude to Bob Seavey of the Dunkin’ Donuts of Auburn for sponsoring the Survivor Dinner. Without his help this celebration would have been a lot more difficult to have put on.

It is not too late to join Relay For Life of Androscoggin County! You may get involved with Relay at any time. Check out or email to find out how to register or volunteer for our event!


Debby Mansur

2014 Relay For Life Chair

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