Relay For Life seeks volunteers

DOWNINGTOWN — The American Cancer Society is seeking teams for the 2017 Relay For Life of Central Chester County. Whether you are a first-time Team Captain or a seasoned veteran, you are part of a very special group of dedicated volunteers that is helping the American Cancer Society finish the fight by providing leadership and motivation to a team of your friends, family, and coworkers in a Relay...

Relay For Life embraces Mardi Gras theme, June 3 & 4

EAST MARLBOROUGH – The Kennett/Unionville Relay for Life is back June 3 and 4 featuring a Mardi Gras theme. Bring your whole family out to join hundreds of your neighbors for a fun filled 14 hours at the Unionville High School Track to raise over $67,000 for the American Cancer Society. Opening ceremonies start at 6 PM Friday evening and are followed at 7 PM by the recognition ceremony for cancer...

Victims, survivors united in fight against cancer

Relay For Life hits home for all of us By Lauren Parker-Gill, News Editor, The Times DOWNINGTOWN — It’s pretty safe to say that most people have been touched by cancer, in some capacity, in their life whether it’s through a family member, spouse or friend. My mother in law was diagnosed with breast cancer in the fall of 1996 and over the course of two short years it spread throughout her...

Relay for Life almost doubles fundraising

Relay for Life participants on track at Unionville High School, during the event this past weekend. EAST MARLBOROUGH — The Kennett – Unionville Relay for Life concluded Saturday morning, June 6, with more 400 people having participated and raising over $60,000.   This was an increase of over 60% in participants and over 70% in funds raised from last year.  All the funds raised support the...

Kennett-Unionville Relay For Life this Friday

EAST MARLBOROUGH — The Kennett-Unionville Relay for life will start at 6 PM Friday evening, June 5 at the Unionville High School track.  This event is targeted to raise over $45,000 for the American Cancer Society to support groundbreaking research and patient needs.  So far over 250 people on 29 teams are signed up, and have raised over $30,000. Activities planned in addition to walking or...

Father & daughter seek to run 24 hours to fight cancer

Father and daughter runners Nancy Rowe and Dennis Metzler of Coatesville hope to run 24 hours straight in an effort to battle cancer as part of the Central Chester County Relay For Life, this weekend at Downingtown West High School. DOWNINGTOWN — The 2015 Relay For Life of Central Chester County is the American Cancer Society’s signature overnight fundraising activity   Although they are...