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Relay For Life of Huntersville and Cornelius

Friday, May 02, 2014


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Bailey Road Park
11536 Bailey Rd, Cornelius Map it

37 teams and 295 participants have raised $27,141

Total above may not reflect all participants, teams, and donations

Welcome Huntersville & Cornelius Relayers!

Events for our Relay and reminders: 

Relay For Life of Huntersville Cornelius 
Please send one a representative from your team on 
Thursday, April 24 from 
6:30 to 7:30 p.m. stop by 
The Community Room at the Novant Hospital exit 23
This is the time to drop off any donations you've collected since the last meeting, drop off luminary bags, also any questions you may have can be answered, pick up Tshirts, and anything else you need to know before our big event!  

 Paint Cornelius Purple

Paint Cornelius Purple! 

Help us “Paint Cornelius Purple” and be a part of this community-wide event by purchasing a bow for a minimum $5 donation. You can place the bow on your mailbox or it will be placed on the lampposts along the Catawba/ West Catawba corridor from (April 25- May 3). Purchase your bow at:

Upcoming Events: 

*Saturday, April 26: Family Fun Day at Kilwans Birkdale from 12 to 6 p.m., free face painting and balloons, hourly drawings, in store specials, Kilwan the Moose will stop by and a percentage of the days sales will go towards the teams goal for Relay. 

* Monday, April 28:
Eat lunch. Eat dinner. Dine in our take out! Share drinks, appetizers orEez Fusion dessert with friends. Monday, April 28 @ 11a.m.-10p.m. at eeZ Fusion at Birkdale Village. 10% of ALL tickets (includes food/beverages/alcohol) benefit Team Lake Forest Church Faithful Fighters for the Relay For Life-Huntersville Cornelius. 
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*Tuesday, April 29:
 Relay For Life of Huntersville Cornelius Survivor Dinner *Must RSVP to Connie and be registered for Relay, call Connie to RSVP and for additional info: 704-395-0615. 

*Wednesday, April 30: 6 to 9 p.m. Jack’s Corner Tap, Cornelius will be have a Relay For Life Guest Bartender Event. The bartenders will be local cancer survivors. Jack's is going to match any tips they get during the event!

*Friday, May 2: OUR BIG EVENT starts at 6 p.m.! Relay For Life of Huntersville Cornelius, Bailey Road Park, 11536 Bailey Rd., Cornelius. The community is encouraged to come out and show their support, teams will have awesome items for your donations toward the event, a mattress will be raffled off, and so much more. Most importantly we will honor cancer survivors and the memory of those we've lost to cancer in some very beautiful ways. This is a family friendly event. Please come out and support the event! *Announcment: The very well known local band "Blue Monday" will preform during Relay For Life Huntersville Cornelius!! 

Here's the link to our video about Relay For Life of Huntersville Cornelius/ Share with your family and friends!  

*Did you hear?
We are happy to announce that The Cornelius Board of Commissioners proclaimed that April 28- May 2 as “Relay For Life Week” and encourage all residents in the Town of Cornelius to come and participate in the Relay For Life even on May 2, 2014. Together we can make a difference.

Reminders to teams:  

  • Plan with your team... your ideas of what you would like to have at your campsite the night of our event for people to give donations to your team in exchange for and please email to
    for those teams who didn't attend the meeting or aren't sure, please email Melissa ASAP. 
  • Keep an eye out in the local papers, you are going to notice lots of great stories about our event hitting news stands soon!  



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If you are have any questions when signing up your team or Winner of Relay Logo Contest
after your team is set up:

Contact the Online Chair for the event: Melissa, 


2014 Theme: Hook, Line & Hope

Logo design by local Hopewell High School students!  




he Relay For Life of Huntersville and Cornelius is an incredible and inspiring opportunity to unite as a community to honor cancer survivors, raise awareness about what we can do to reduce our cancer risk, and raise money to help the American Cancer Society fight the disease. Click below for more details about our event!





In the fight against cancer, silence is the last thing we need. Your local American Cancer Society Relay For Life event is a great place to take action and make noise. The Relay For Life movement features community and campus events that offer an inspiring opportunity to honor cancer survivors, promote how individuals can reduce their cancer risk, and raise money to help end cancer. Today, with the support of thousands of volunteers, the American Cancer Society is helping save more than 400 lives a day. And we won't stop until we finish the fight against cancer!

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Contact Blair Lindley:

(704) 553-5364

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Top Participants
  1. Topaz Individual Fundraising Club Level Personal Donation Made Lori Harrell - $4,115.00
  2. Sapphire Individual Fundraising Club Level Personal Donation Made Marilyn Celenza - $1,710.00
  3. Platinum Individual Fundraising Club Level Personal Donation Made Sam Harrell - $750.00

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Top Teams
  1. Gold Team Fundraising Club Level Cornelius CruZers - $6,619.88
  2. Silver Team Fundraising Club Level Team Furcht - $3,700.00
  3. Executive Women of Lake Norman - $2,110.00

Top Companies:

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  1 -  PartyLite - NCTP       ($637.00)
  2 -  Walmart - NCTP       ($476.00)
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