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Marshfield 'Relay for Life' to celebrate cancer survivors

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by Natalie Sparacio

WAKE UP WISCONSIN (PRESS RELEASE)-- There are now 28 million cancer survivors in the world- 12 million of them living in the United States.

For nearly 20 years Ministry Saint Joseph's Hospital and Marshfield Clinic have annually celebrated "Survivor's Day" which is a symbolic event that honors cancer survivors of all ages for their strength and recognize the contributions of families and friends. It is a celebration of survival and life.

And this year's cancer survivor's celebration event is Friday, August 6 at Relay For Life of the Marshfield Area from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. at the Marshfield Middle School Track in Marshfield.

We encourage and invite Cancer Survivors of all ages and their families to come out to this free annual Cancer Survivors Celebration at Relay For Life of the Marshfield Area on Friday, August 6, from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. at the Marshfield Middle School Track under the tent (rain or shine).

Our lineup for the evening is:

5:00 p.m. Registration and refreshments

6:00 p.m. Opening ceremony and optional survivor lap

6:45 p.m. Program

Our program this year will feature - Gail Konop Baker who is a cancer survivor, national speaker and author and she will entertain, motivate and inspire participants with Cancer Changes Everything – I'd rather be having a midlife crisis!

To pre-register, please call 866.509.3118, for more information please call 715.387.5199.

Online Reporter: Natalie Sparacio

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