FLORENCE—The American Cancer Society of the Shoals will kick off its Relay for Life event today at noon at the Florence-Lauderdale Coliseum.
The relay will be May 17 at the University of North Alabama, with a fundraising goals of $173,000, according to ACS spokeswoman Megan Lovelace.
This year’s theme is, “Give Cancer the Boot.”
The speaker for the noon event today is 18-year-old cancer survivor Cameron Thorn, a senior at Wilson High School. He is among the honorees for this year’s relay event.
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