Relay for Life kick-off meeting set for Feb. 8

Relay for Life of Huntington County will host its 2018 kick-off meeting on Thursday, Feb. 8, at 6:30 p.m.

The event will take place at Evangelical United Methodist Church, 1000 Flaxmill Rd., in Huntington.

The public is invited to attend this meeting so people can learn how they can be involved in this year’s Relay for Life, to be held on Saturday, June 9, from noon until midnight at Kriegbaum Field.

Relay for Life is the signature fund-raiser for the American Cancer Society. The money raised through Relay for Life events helps realize the American Cancer Society’s mission to save lives and celebrate life every day.

Donations are used to fund life-saving cancer research, patient support programs, prevention infor- mation and education and detection and treatment programs.

Huntington County Relay for Life raised more than $50,000 in 2017. The goal for 2018 is $53,000.

For more information contact Mark and Vickie Kiefer, Relay event leads, at 356-0219 or mvkiefer@att.net or visit the Relay for Life of Huntington County page on Facebook.