Jefferson County Relay for Life Scheduled for Sept. 21

Friday, September 14th, 2018 11:28am

By Andrea McDole, Jefferson County Relay for Life Event Co-Chair

“Rumble in the Jungle – to Knock Out Cancer.”

The 2018 Jefferson County Relay for Life will take place Friday, Sept. 21, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Bicentennial Park in Downtown Madison. This year’s theme is “Rumble in the Jungle – to Knock Out Cancer.” Registration is still available online at, via phone at 877-957-7848 or paper registration form at Ivy Tech Community College (Madison) or German American Bank (Clifty Drive location). Day-of registration will also be available at the event. The following activities will take place at Bicentennial Park as part of the Relay event:

* 6:05 p.m. – Welcome and Opening Ceremony

* 6:15 p.m. – Survivor Lap

* 6:30 p.m. – Survivor Dinner

* 8:00 p.m. – Luminaria Ceremony

* 8:45 p.m. – Closing Ceremony The Mayor’s Movie in the Park (Jumanji) will follow at 9:00 p.m. Jefferson County’s 2018 Relay for Life fundraising goal is $25,000. Proceeds from Relay events across the country help the American Cancer Society fund research, patient care services, and education/prevention initiatives.

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