Relay For Life celebrates 20 years

April 12, 2015 6:12 AM

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Relay For Life celebrates 20 years

Twenty-four teams are taking the field at Horace O’Bryant Middle School on Friday and Saturday, April 17-18 to celebrate the 20-year anniversary of Relay For Life in the Florida Keys. The public, all survivors and caregivers are invited for the survivor and caregiver reception beginning right before opening ceremonies at 5 p.m. with the Bubba System playing live music. The event continues through the night and ends the next day at noon.

“We were the second site in Florida to start doing Relay,” said event coordinator and Relay historian Carrie Helliesen. She has been with the Relay for 20 years, and is a cancer survivor. “We have done so much through the years. I think one of the most important things we have done is participate in...

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