By KAROLYN GEPHART
“Game over, Cancer” is this year’s theme for the 2018 Relay for Life of Alvin/Manvel. The American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Alvin Manvel is a community event where everyone can join in the fight against cancer.
This year’s event will be from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday, June 2, at Manvel Junior High School at 7302 McCoy Road in Manvel.
The event has family friendly activities, entertainment, an inspiring victory lap led by survivors and a poignant luminaria ceremony at dusk remembering loved ones who have faced cancer.
Fundraising teams as well as donations are encouraged. Sponsors are also needed.
Cancer survivors and patients as well as caregivers can register online at www.relayforlife.org/alvinmanveltx.
All cancer patients, survivors and caregivers are invited to be honored guests for the Survivor and Caregiver dinner Friday, May 18, from 6 – 8 p.m. at Heights Baptist Church Fellowship Hall at 1591 CR 144 in Alvin.
This special dinner will recognize all cancer survivors and caregivers and will include a free meal, door prizes, speaker and entertainment.
For more information on the dinner or the Relay for Life event, contact Jennifer Newsom at 713-706-5686 or go to [email protected]