Speno: Flagler Beach Relay is this month | StAugustine.com

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The Relay for Life is an international effort to raise money for cancer research.  This month the Flagler Beach Relay for Life takes place on April 15 and 16.

Relay for Life began in 1985 when Dr. Gordy Klatt, a colorectal surgeon in Tacoma, Washington, ran and walked around a track for 24 hours to raise money for the American Cancer Society. Since then, Relay has grown from a single man’s passion to fight cancer into the world’s largest movement to end the disease. Each year, more than 3.5 million people in 5,000 communities in the United States, along with additional communities in 19 other countries, gather to take part in this global phenomenon and raise much-needed funds and awareness to save lives from cancer. Thanks to Relay participants, we are creating a world with more birthdays a world where cancer can’t claim another year of anyone’s life.

Read my latest from The St. Augustine  Record to learn more about getting involved in this year’s event and to learn more about upcoming events in our community.   Click on the title above or the link below to view.  Thanks for reading!!

Speno: Flagler Beach Relay is this month | StAugustine.com.

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  1. Good luck with your Relay for Life. A great cause. Sorry I can’t be there.

  2. Thanks for your good wishes, Penny! A good cause and never too much money for research……..