Third annual relay set for Friday, Saturday

The Colleges Against Cancer Organization is hosting the American Cancer Society’s third annual fundraiser: Relay For Life.

The event will take place from 6 p.m. on Friday, April 11 to 6 a.m. on Saturday, April 12 at Bower’s Stadium.

According to the organization, this year’s theme is ‘Superheroes’. During the opening ceremony, there will be a Locks of Love drive where people may volunteer to have there hair cut with at least 6 inches or more to donate.

The relay will have three live bands, a Miss Relay contest, a scavenger hunt and other activities.

Interested participants have until the end of the day to create a team or can register online or at the event.

Teams must be 5 to 15 people. To sign up online, visit

For more information, visit the Bearkat Relay’s Web site at or contact Krystle Foss at or (936) 439-9933.

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