Chickasaw County Relay for Life Kickoff Scheduled

Relay for life

NEW HAMPTON- The American Cancer Society Relay For Life is kicking off in Chickasaw County next week.

The kickoff will honor cancer survivors and caregivers, and will feature speakers from the community who have benefitted from the funds raised at Relay For Life. Those interested will also be able to register to participate for the overnight event to be held on Friday, June 6, 2014 beginning at 6:00 pm at Mikkelson Park in New Hampton.

Relay For Life mobilizes communities throughout the country to celebrate people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost and provide participants with an opportunity to fight back against cancer.

The kickoff event will be held February 18 from 5:00 – 6:00pm at the New Hampton Community Center.

Angela Barton

Angela is an Indiana native. She graduated from Ball State University with a BA in Telecommunications (Broadcast News Emphasis). Since she was young, Angela has always enjoyed radio. In college, she had a weekly shift at Ball State's radio station WCRD where she compiled campus news. Most of her college friends wanted to become television news anchors, but Angela knew she would enjoy radio best. She lives in Charles City with her husband...who is also a reporter.