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Bosco Tech & City of Rosemead to Jointly Host American Cancer Society Relay for Life

SAN GABRIEL, Calif. - March 31, 2014 - PRLog -- Don Bosco Technical Institute (Bosco Tech) and the City of Rosemead will host the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life at the athletic track of Rosemead High School from 9 a.m. on Saturday, April 12 to 9 a.m. Sunday, April 13.

“Our student leaders are working jointly with the City of Rosemead on the Relay,” said Miguel Flores, Bosco Tech Coordinator of Youth Ministry. “Since both groups have experience putting on successful Relays in the past, we’re working together on one larger event that we’re confident will have even farther reaching results. We’re so proud of the maturity and dedication of our young people who are committed to the American Cancer Society’s work.”

The event, the American Cancer Society’s national signature activity, raises funds for cancer research while recognizing those who have fought the disease. More than $4 billion has been raised since the event began in 1985.

In addition to the overnight relay, there will be live music, youth activities and a celebratory breakfast for cancer survivors. The schedule of events is:
- Saturday     8:15 a.m.  Survivor breakfast
         9:00 a.m.  Survivor lap
         4:00 p.m.  Fight Back ceremony
         9:00 p.m.  Luminaria ceremony
         11:30 p.m.  Midnight Mass
 - Sunday        8:30 a.m.  Closing ceremony

To participate in the walk, make donations or provide sponsorships, contact Mr. Flores at (626) 940-2087 or mflores@boscotech.edu or Mandy Wong, City of Rosemead Public Safety Coordinator, at (626) 569-2168 or mwong@cityofrosemead.org.

Bosco Tech is an all-male Catholic high school, sponsored by the Salesians of Don Bosco, that combines a rigorous college-preparatory and technology-focused education. The innovative science, engineering, technology and math (STEM) curriculum allows students to exceed university admission requirements while completing extensive integrated coursework in one of several applied science and engineering fields. For further information about Bosco Tech, call (626) 940-2000 or visit www.boscotech.edu.

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