Each June, the Octorara Intermediate School becomes a local venue for Relay for Life. The American Cancer Society, along with the LanChester Event Planning Committee is announcing the kickoff for the start of the new Relay Year.

The kickoff event takes place on Monday, Feb. 10 starting at 6:30 p.m. at the Parkesburg Baptist Church, 103 West Street in Parkesburg. The public is invited to attend. This kickoff  event will feature Christiana resident and long time Lions member Jimmy Davis as a survivor speaker. There will be refreshments, prizes, and lots of important information concerning the event. More information is available at www.relayforlife.org/palanchester or by contacting Terri Linnenbaugh (event chairperson) at thlmwl92@zoominternet.net or 484-357-8381 or Stephanie Delp (ACS staff) at Stephanie.Delp@Cancer.org (717)397-3745.

This year's Relay for Life event takes place at the Octorara Intermediate School on June 20-21.