Cancer survivors throughout the Coachella Valley are invited to a free luncheon as a “guest of honor” on Tuesday September 18th at 11:30 a.m. The event will be held at Mario’s Italian Café, located at 42-104 Washington St. in Bermuda Dunes. Please RSVP by September 14th to Gloria Grand at (760) 880-8832 or Linda Garrison at (253) 312-1145.
The Cancer Survivor Luncheon is part of the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life of Palm Desert, which is set for Saturday, October 6 and Sunday, October 7 at Palm Desert High School.
Volunteers, cancer survivors and concerned citizens are invited to the Relay which features Opening Ceremony on October 6 at 9a.m., the very moving Luminaria Ceremony at 8p.m., and the Fight Back Ceremony on October 7 at 8:30 a.m. Details about the event can be found here.
“We invite the local community to join in this fabulous event, where we celebrate cancer survivorship, remember those we’ve lost to cancer, and fight back against this disease,” said Dorlaine Stanley, volunteer event chair for the Relay For Life of Palm Desert. For information about registering for the event, email the volunteer Online Chair at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Relay For Life is the American Cancer Society’s signature event, held in more than 5,000 communities nationwide, to honor cancer survivors, educate participants about healthy lifestyles, and raise funds for cancer research. Funds raised through the Relay For Life fund the American Cancer Society’s programs to help people stay well, get well, find cures, and fight back against cancer.
Free patient services throughout the Coachella Valley and the Inland Empire are available by calling the American Cancer Society 24 hours a day at (800) ACS-2345, or by clicking here.