SHELTON (Video) — It’s that special time of year,  Shelton Relay for Life team members will be back walking around Kneeland Park in downtown Shelton this Saturday.

Relay for Life raises money to help the American Cancer Society make a global impact on cancer.

The event remembers loved ones lost, while honoring survivors and their caregivers.

17 teams participated in last years’ event raising more than $18,000 for the American Cancer Society.

The theme for this years event is “No Place Like Hope ”  featuring live music along with food vendors and fun activities for all ages.

The event concludes with a Luminaria Ceremony honoring loved ones lost, and those still fighting the disease.

Shelton Relay For Life co-founders Gerry Apple and Dave Hauge spoke with iFIBER One News Radio’s Jeff Slakey about the importance of the event.

Relay for life will run for 12 hours starting at 11 a.m.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.