Pleasanton Relay For Life will show some swagger

If you have never experienced an American Cancer Society Relay For Life, one of the few remaining 2011 events will be this Saturday. The Pleasanton Relay For Life will feature a survivors lap, a luminaria ceremony, and plenty of entertainment.
By: john swager
 
 
Relay For Life
Relay For Life
July 21, 2011 - PRLog -- If you have never experienced an American Cancer Society Relay For Life, one of the few remaining 2011 events will be this Saturday. The Pleasanton Relay For Life will feature a survivors lap, a luminaria ceremony, a welcoming talk by Mayor Hosterman and plenty of entertainment. There may be an impromptu flash mob and you will see the color purple everywhere, from shirts, signs and towels.

There will be theme laps such as sports tshirts and hawaiian dress. Entertainment will include local bands, yoga and all pro wrestling. A kid's corner will include activities and there will be food and beverages.

The overall theme is one day, one night, one community and one fight. Over 3.5 million people celebrate Relay For Life nationwide. There will be over 300 of those in Pleasanton. It won't matter how hot the weather gets, members of over 30 teams will be walking for 24 hours.

Purple ribbons were put along downtown Main Street. About the only place that did not have some was the top of the iconic Pleasanton Arch. There has also been letters of support for the event from Congressman Jerry McNerney and State Assemblymembers Joan Buchanan, Mary Hayashi and Bob Wieckowski.

The event will be held at: Pleasanton Middle School, 5001 Case Ave. Pleasanton with opening ceremonies starting at 10:00am.

Contacts:
John Swager 925-548-7491
jvswag@aol.com

Michelle Regalo 510-460-8515
michelle.regalo@cancer.org

website:
relayforlife.org/pleasantonca

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John Swager is a non profit publicist and creative writer with a flair for creating attention and gaining exposure for non profit organizations and campaigns. He also is the author of over 160 online article ranging from customer service reports to profiles to commentary on current topics.
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