Are you a team captain for the upcoming Monongalia County Relay for Life, a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society (ACS)?
Don't miss the team captain meeting take place on Monday, June 5, at 6:30 p.m. at the ACS Building, located at 122 South High Street, Morgantown.
If you can't make it, please send a representative. The meeting is being held to ensure teams are ready for campsite setup and event activities. Please bring any team and survivor registrations and ACS Cancer Action Network forms, along with any money that needs turned in (account sheets required). You can also pick up any earned Relay for Life T-shirts (each $100 raised = one T-shirt).
The WVU Cancer Institute and WBOY are the presenting sponsor of this year's Monongalia County Relay for Life. The event will take place Friday and Saturday, June 9-10, at Westwood Middle School in Morgantown.
According to WVU Medicine team ambassador David Staten, there are 18 registered WVU Medicine/WVU Cancer Institute teams and members have raised more than $6,000.
Employees with questions about the Relay for Life can contact Staten at 304-598-4520 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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