Dorchester Relay For Life celebrates 20 years in 2016

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Members of the “20 Years . . . #Purple Strong” planning committee for the 2016 Dorchester Relay For Life are shown following a kick-off planning session. Back, from left: Vickie Bramble, Patricia Banks, Karol Redline, Linda Horseman. Front, Jennifer Fleming, Dawn Cook and Gail Skinner, chair.

CAMBRIDGE — Dorchester Relay For Life will be celebrating “20 Years.  . . #Purple Strong” on May 20, 2016. The kick-off for this milestone event will be held on Jan. 26.
The location of the kick-off will be St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Cambridge, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Relay team captains, corporate sponsors, and cancer survivors and their families are invited to attend the big purple party which will feature light refreshments, activities and a ceremony celebrating the power of Relay For Life.

All those planning to attend are invited to dress in their most purple attire and be prepared for a “Purple Strong” party.

Two upcoming events are scheduled as Relay fundraisers: Relay Bingo on Jan. 31 at the Cambridge Moose Lodge, doors open at 1 p.m. and games begin at 2 p.m., 443-521-3704; and a Quarter Auction at the Cambridge Moose Lodge, Feb. 26, doors open at 5 p.m., auction begins at 6 p.m., 443-521-4298.

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