Published June 7, 2011


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. The Relay for Life 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

The Pleasanton Relay For Life will be held at Pleasanton Middle School located at 4500 Case Avenue on July 23-24. For the Pleasanton event, refer to www.relayforlife.org/pleasantonca. The Livermore Relay For Life, www.relayforlife.org/livermoreca, will be held at Livermore High School located at 600 Maple Street on June 25-26. The Pleasanton event begins at 10:00 am and the Livermore event begins at 9:00 am. Both Relay for Life events end with closing ceremonies the following morning. There will be live entertainment, food, games and activities for kids throughout the entire event.

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
Michelle Regalo
American Cancer Society
101 Ygnacio Valley Road, Suite 110, Walnut Creek, California  94596
(925) 833-2784  phone     (925) 833-9137  fax     michelle.regalo@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