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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 283 participants have raised $22,787

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

Welcome Huntersville & Cornelius Relayers!

Events for our Relay and reminders: 

Check out the amazing video that Marilyn and Colin star in that shares the story and information about Relay For Life! Check it out, and then share it on your own Facebook page, and email it out to your family and friends! Here's the link to our video about Relay For Life of Huntersville Cornelius:  


*Cancer Survivor Dinner*  
On Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. 
Please call Connie to RSVP and for more info: 704-395-0615
Survivors should be registered for Relay For Life, and if you haven't registered yet,
please contact Connie and she can assist you.  

*Just announced: The very well known local band "Blue Monday" will preform during Relay For Life Huntersville Cornelius!! 

Upcoming Events: 

*Saturday, April 19: Bark For Life Lake Norman at Birkdale Village from 8 to 11 a.m. Bring your doggie out at 8 a.m. by Which Which in Birkdale and join us in the 1.5 mile walk, complete with a "kissing booth" this is a great event, you and your dog won't want to miss. 

*Thursday, April 24: Bank Night 
from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. stop by the community room in Novant Hospital exit 23 any time in the hour to drop off any donations you've collected, for any more Q&A, to pick up Tshirts, and anything else you need to know before our big event! 

*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! 

In Honor of & In Memory of... names can appear on I-77 Billboard for a $5 donation!
* Now to April 14,
 The Cornelius CruZers have an oppertunity to honor cancer survivors, and remember those we have lost, and help raise funds for RFL by displaying names of loved ones from April 21st – May 3rd I-77 Digital Billboard  (0.8 miles south of Catawba Ave)
“In honor of” and “In memory of” names can be registered now through April 14th at for a minimum of $5 donation. When registering, be sure to indicate “In honor of” or “In memory of” and their name in the private note box. 

 A special thanks to Adams Outdoor Advertising of Charlotte for supporting Relay for Life’s fundraising efforts. 

*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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Remember or honor a loved one who has battled cancer with a luminaria tribute >>

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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. Gold Individual Fundraising Club Level Sam Harrell - $500.00

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Top Teams
  1. Gold Team Fundraising Club Level Cornelius CruZers - $5,529.88
  2. Bronze Team Fundraising Club Level Team Furcht - $2,520.00
  3. Executive Women of Lake Norman - $2,090.00

Top Companies:

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  1 -  Walmart - NCTP       ($430.00)
  2 -  PartyLite - NCTP       ($205.00)
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