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Relay For Life kick-off event in Buckley

Relay For Life committee in Buckley has planned kick-off event in preparation for the 2014 effort.

Buckley, the kick-off event will be from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18, in the Glacier Middle School commons. Some changes are in store from a year ago and organizers plan to unveil their theme for 2014.

Throughout the year, teams find many ways to have fundraising events like garage sales, bake sales, drawings for quilts or simply by having a car wash.

The American Cancer Society is a global grassroots force of more than 3 million volunteers fighting for every birthday threatened by every cancer in every community. As the largest volunteer health organization, the society’s efforts have contributed to a 20 percent decline in cancer death rates in the U.S. since 1991 and a 50 percent drop in smoking rates.

ACS is the nation’s largest private, not-for-profit investor in cancer research, ensuring people facing cancer have the help they need.

For more information, to get help, or to join in the fight, call 1-800-227-2345 or visit www.cancer.org.

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