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Relay For Life of Osage County: Help people celebrate more birthdays

FACT: Cancer affects us all!
FACT: Your time and financial support is life-changing for someone close to you.
FACT: Your help is needed against this FIGHT!

The American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life is a life-changing event that gives everyone in communities across the globe a chance to celebrate the lives of people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and fight back against this disease. With the Relay For Life of Osage County, local citizens can be a part of helping to beat cancer and help provide the love and support that someone close to them needs as they fight the fight.

This event will be 6-10 p.m. Sept. 12, at the Osage City High School track.

With the Relay For Life of Osage County quickly approaching, organizers are reminding that the local community can help to save lives and create a world with more birthdays by helping people stay well and get well.

How to help

Make a donation: Donations are the crucial part of Relay For Life. Financial support is essential to continue to provide help for everyone fighting cancer. Donate online at A donation of any amount is appreciated.

Donate a silent auction item: A silent auction is held the night of the event and donation baskets or items help make the auction a success.

Purchase a luminary: For $10 you may purchase a luminary that will light the track the night of the event. Your loved one will be remembered by hundreds of people as the names are read and they pass by the luminary during their walk around the track at the night of the event.

Call any event team member to make arrangements to pick up an auction item or for more information: Jenny Rogers, 785-549-3311; Jan Ogleby, 620-794-6580; Kathy Zabel, 785-828-4411; or Bonnie Thompson, 785-806-2485.

Let’s all do our part to fight this deadly disease so everyone can live to celebrate one more birthday.

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