Luminarias available for Relay For Life

Union County's Relay For Life event for the American Cancer Society will be held Friday night, July 23 at the Beresford High School track.  It will begin at 6 p.m. Friday with the opening ceremonies and the survivors lap.  There will be a closing ceremony at 6 a.m. Saturday.

The American Cancer Society offers you the opportunity to light a candle in honor of someone who is a survivor or is currently battling cancer, or in memory of someone who has lost their battle with cancer.

The luminaria ceremony is a very special time during the relay. It will be Friday, July 23 at 9 p.m.  Everyone is invited to attend the ceremony and to honor or remember a loved one with a luminaria. Luminaria can be dedicated whether you attend the ceremony or not.  

The cost of a luminaria is $10. Checks should be made payable to the American Cancer Society.  Luminaria bags can be purchased and returned to First Savings Bank in Beresford, Bank 360 in Beresford, or by contacting Dawn at 763-2556 or Rosemary at 253-2235.

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