Navigation Links
Hobe Sound, Fla. Residents Get Ready for Relay for Life

JUPITER, FL (PRWEB) April 14, 2013

The American Cancer Society is looking for a few good volunteers who have homes in Martin County, or are leaders in the community, or serve as caregivers, to join Relay for Life in downtown Hobe Sound on April 20, 2013. The national nonprofit organization also is seeking cancer survivors, or anyone who wants to make a difference in the fight against the disease, to participate in the signature fundraising event.

Relay for Life events annually take place all over the United States overnight, with individual and team walkers and runners camping out at athletic tracks, parks or other public gathering areas. The goal is to keep at least one team member in the relay the entire evening.

In Hobe Sound, participants will gather at noon on Old Dixie Highway in the heart of the city. The event will run until 6 a.m. April 21.

“The Relay for Life is all about our community uniting with the American Cancer Society and supporting its efforts to create a world with less cancer and more birthdays,” said Charlene Oakowsky, a Relay for Life of South Martin County volunteer. “Volunteers and participants who are willing to give their time and energy to this exciting event are making a commitment to let south Martin County know that cancer can be defeated.”

Waterfront Properties and Club Communities encourages owners of Hobe Sound property to support the cause and raise proceeds for the organizations research efforts and patient programs. Each relayer is asked to commit to raise $100. While most of the fundraising takes place prior to the event, participants are invited to come up with creative ways to generate even more proceeds at their campsites during the 18-hour Relay for Life.

Chairs of the 2013 Relay for Life of South Martin County are Tom and Rhonda Balling, Hobe Sound residents who live near Osprey Cove.

“Relay for Life is a unique opportunity for our community to come together to celebrate people who have battled cancer, remember those we’ve lost and fight back against the disease,” Tom Balling said. “Many of the participants are cancer survivors, which serves as a reminder that the south Martin County community is not immune to this disease, and that by participating in Relay, we are joining with the American Cancer Society’s efforts to create a world with less cancer and more birthdays.”

For additional information about Relay for Life of South Martin County, call 772-932-7056.

For additional information about Waterfront Properties, call 561-746-7272.

Read the full story at

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Jacksonsville FL Hearing Aid Reviews Made Available Online to Share the Stories of Local Residents that have Overcome Hearing Loss
2. Local Residents Called to Contribute to Historic Cancer Research Effort
3. Don’t Compromise Your Health, Ottawa Residents!
4. Cleveland LASIK Eye Surgeon Creates Affordable LASIK Plan for Ohio Residents
5. Healdsburg District Hospital Brings Cutting-Edge Fluoroscopic Imaging to North Sonoma County Residents
6. Antibiotic-resistant strain of E. coli increasing among older adults and residents of nursing homes
7. Cunningham Financial Group Encourages Residents of Louisiana to Celebrate American Heart Month
8. Delaware County Brings Green Solution: Textile recycling for Residents with Community Recycling
9. Business Review Commends Florida Probate Counsel's Dedication to Education with the Release of its Latest Estate Planning E-Book for Florida Residents
10. Fitness 4 Home Superstore, Inc. Announces Nation’s Largest Online Retailer to Charge Arizona Residents Full Sales Tax Beginning February 1, 2013
11. Researchers Identify Involuntary Tobacco Smoke Exposure in Boston Public Housing Authority Residents with Salivary Cotinine Testing from Salimetrics.
Post Your Comments:
(Date:6/25/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 25, 2016 , ... The temporary closing of Bruton Memorial Library ... City Observer , brings up a new, often overlooked aspect of head lice: the parasite’s ... for fumigation is not a common occurrence, but a necessary one in the event that ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... , ... On Friday, June 10, Van Mitchell, Secretary of the Maryland Department ... in recognition of their exemplary accomplishments in worksite health promotion. , The Wellness at ... Wellness Symposium at the BWI Marriott in Linthicum Heights. iHire was one of 42 ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... , ... June 24, 2016 , ... Marcy was in a crisis. Her son James, ... out at his family verbally and physically. , “When something upset him, he couldn’t control ... use it. He would throw rocks at my other children and say he was going ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... ... Topical BioMedics, Inc, makers of Topricin and MyPainAway Pain Relief Products, join The ‘Business for ... $12 an hour by 2020 and then adjusting it yearly to increase at the same ... wage, assure the wage floor does not erode again, and make future increases more predictable. ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... 2016 , ... Strategic Capital Partners, LLC (SCP) in concert ... capital for emerging technology companies. SCP has delivered investment events and professional ... than a million dollars of capital investment for five companies. The ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/23/2016)... , June 23, 2016 ... "Pharmaceutical Excipients Market by Type (Organic Chemical (Sugar, ... Formulation (Oral, Topical, Coating, Parenteral) - Global Forecast to ... The global pharmaceutical excipients market ... at a CAGR of 6.1% in the forecast period ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... DUBLIN , June 23, 2016 ... "Key Pharma News Issue 52" report to their offering. ... need in influenza treatment creates a favourable commercial environment for ... and growing patient base that will serve to drive considerable ... flu vaccine would serve to cap sales considerably, but development ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... , June 23, 2016 ... Oticon , industry leaders in advanced ... launch of Oticon Opn ™, the world,s first ... of possibilities for IoT devices.      (Photo: ... Oticon introduces a number of ,world firsts,: ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: