Published May 17, 2006


The American Cancer Society will host the Relay For Life, a fun-filled 24 hour relay that takes place nationwide to help raise awareness and fund research for cancer. It unites millions of people in thousands of communities nationwide each year to generate money to help prevent cancer, save lives, and diminish suffering from the disease. Join in this 24 hour celebration of hope and walk in the Relay For Life.

Local Relay For Life Events
The Pleasanton Relay For Life will be held at the Alameda County Fairgrounds located at 4501 Pleasanton Avenue on July 29-30. For the Pleasanton event, go to www.cancer.org/docroot/par/content/PAR_1_Relay_For_Life.asp, type in your zip code and select the Pleasanton Relay For Life link. The Dublin Relay For Life, www.acsevents.org/relay/ca/dublin, will be held at Dublin High School located at 8151 Village Parkway on June 10-11. The Livermore Relay For Life, www.acsevents.org/relay/ca/livermore, will be held at Livermore High School located at 600 Maple Street on June 24-25. All events begin at 9:00 am and end with closing ceremonies the following morning. There will be live entertainment, food, games and activities for kids throughout the entire event.Participation
The goal is to get teams of friends, businesses, service organizations and more to raise funds for cancer research by walking or running around the event track. At least one person from each team will be on the track during the 24 hour event. There are many ways to participate in the Relay For Life. You can volunteer your services, join an existing team, start a new team, sponsor a walker or make a donation online.

Additional Information
To find out more about the American Cancer Society or the Relay For Life, visit their web site at www.cancer.org. Inquiries regarding a specific event may be directed to the American Cancer Society event contact using the contact information below.

Contact Information
Kristen Hunter
American Cancer Society
1885 Oak Park Boulevard, Pleasant Hill, California  94523
(925) 934-7640  phone     (925) 934-5372  fax     kristen.hunter@cancer.org  e-mail     www.cancer.org   WWW

Hacienda Owners Association
4473 Willow Road, Suite 105, Pleasanton, California  94588-8570
(925) 734-6500  phone     (925) 734-6501  fax     info@hacienda.org  e-mail     www.hacienda.org    WWW