HOLLAND, MI (WHTC) -- On Friday, the 11th annual Relay for Life event takes place beginning at 7 P.M. and participants will be on the move through the night until 7 A.M. Saturday morning at the Dow Center on Hope Colleges’ campus. The relay begins with an opening ceremony on Friday with cancer survivors and caregivers invited to participate in laps at 7:30 P.M. This event is student-organized and more than 500 are signed up for this year. The Hope College chapter of Colleges Against Cancer began in 2003. From the beginning through last year, almost 400-thousand dollars has been raised for cancer research, education, advocacy and service in the fight against cancer.
Story by: Diane E Coston