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Relay for Life Kickoff


Gavriella Wolf ’15 and the Relay for Life team:

Relay for Life is just around the corner! Come by Usdan on Friday to register for the event and learn about fundraising, have fun and support a great cause!

Registration is $10 by cash or card, and all proceeds go to the American Cancer Society. If you’ve registered already but haven’t paid the registration fee, you can do that here.

Date: Friday, March 28th
Time: 11am-1pm
Place: Usdan
Cost: $10 to register

Relay for Life’s Powderpuff Planning Meeting

From Gavriella Wolf ’15:

Wesleyan Relay for Life is organizing a powderpuff football game this fall to raise money for the American Cancer Society! Interested in playing, coaching, cheering, or otherwise helping, Email wesrelay[at]gmail[dot]com, or come to our next relay meeting for more information! Come join in on the fun and help support a great cause while you’re at it!

Date: Tuesday, October 8th
Time: 9:00 p.m.
Place: Usdan 110

Fourth Annual Wesleyan Relay for Life

Wesleyan Relay for Life

Seasoned Relay fundraiser and all-around wonderful person Emma Caccamo ’13 writes in to remind y’all of your plans for this Friday in attending Wesleyan’s Relay for Life:

Join us for Wesleyan’s fourth annual Relay for Life: ‘Mardi Gras for More Birthdays,’ this Friday May 3rd from 4pm- 4am in the Usdan Courtyard.  The trademark fundraiser for the American Cancer Society, Relay for Life is an opportunity to come together, celebrate, remember, and fight back against the disease that affects all of us in some way.  Join us for a night of Mardi Gras fun and come check out all the different games and activities—bungee jumping, jousting, and an inflatable obstacle course to name a few.

Performances featuring the Spirits, Anaphylactic Shock, the Breakdance Team, and Prometheus.

And introducing WesRelay’s first annual “Mr. Relay and Melody” Date Auction. Come bid on your favorite seniors to benefit the American Cancer Society. Let the good times roll.

Date: Friday, May 3rd
Time: 4 p.m. to 4 a.m.
Place: Usdan Courtyard

Rho Epsilon Pi Sells Pie for Relay

Pie does Pi!

Rebecca Markell ’14 and Lucy Finn ’14 write in to let y’all know about a chance to have your pie, eat it too, and benefit the American Cancer Society all this week and next week.

Looking for a way to satisfy your sweet tooth AND help save some lives at the same time? We can help! Rho Ep will be selling pies at Usdan lunch and dinner all this week and next (April 22nd-May 2nd)! Proceeds go to Wesleyan Relay for Life. $2 for a slice and $12 for a whole pie!

Date and Time: April 22nd – May 2nd, 11 am – 1 pm; April 29th – May 2nd, 6 – 8 pm
Place: Usdan
Cost: $2 per slice, $12 per pie

Relay for Life Kick-Off

From Ann Wheeler ’12:

Relay for Life of Wesleyan is having their first Kick-Off event of the year Wednesday, November 30th at Usdan lunch. Come register your team for this awesome spring walking event that raises money for the American Cancer Society.

Last year, Wes Relay raised almost $50,000 and won the New England wide award for biggest growth. Help us make this year even better by registering today!

Date:   Nov. 30
Time:   11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Place:  Usdan Marketplace
Cost:   Alexander Hamilton ($10 bill form only, no corpses please)

Relay for Life Planning Committee Meeting

From Ann Wheeler ’12:

“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 the disease.”

To learn more about Wes Relay, visit our website here.

If you are interested in helping plan Wesleyan’s 3rd annual Relay, come to our first planning committee meeting of the year. Everyone is welcome!

Date: Sept. 28
Time: 9:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Place: Usdan 136
Cost: Nil

Relay for Life at Wesleyan Meeting

Submitted by Ann Wheeler ’12:

As you hopefully know by now, Wesleyan’s 2nd annual Relay for Life will be taking place outside Usdan on Friday, April 8th. Our theme is “Carnival for a Cure”. We need your help: We are looking for groups and individuals to perform at Relay as well as help us with Carnival games and activities.

Are you in a musical group, band, dance troupe, comedy act, etc? Do you DJ, sing, or spin fire? If so, we want you to perform at Relay! If you are interested in performing at Relay (whether it be a musical, dance, or theatrical act ) or have a great idea for a carnival game contact us at WesRelay(at)gmail(dot)com. Some carnival games include: face painting, balloon art, caricatures, ring toss, sack races and much more. The possibilities are endless and we hope you help us make Relay fun for all.

Also, don’t forget to visit our website today and register for Relay!

Come to our meeting this Tuesday if you have any questions about registering or performing.

  • Date: TODAY, Thursday, March 29
  • Time: 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM
  • Place: Usdan 108
  • Cost: Free
  • For more information: Click here

Help plan Wesleyan’s 2nd Relay for Life

Relay for LifeFrom Ann Wheeler ’12:

As many of you probably know, last spring was Wesleyan’s first ever Relay for Life. Together, we raised over $25,000 for the American Cancer Society! We set the bar high, but we can do even better this year with your help. Even though the Relay doesn’t take place until the spring, planning starts now. If you’re interested in getting involved (helping us plan, advertise, network, etc), or just learning about the event, please contact Ann Wheeler at awheeler(at)wesleyan(dot)edu or our American Cancer Society staff partner Christina Owczarek at Christina.Owczarek(at)cancer(dot)org. Thanks!

Relay for Life meeting at Usdan

From Ann Wheeler ’12:

Relay will be here in three short weeks! It is not too late to register! If you or some of your friends have yet to register please visit www.relayforlife.org/wesleyanct and sign up today!

Please join us on Monday at 7:30 pm in Usdan 108. EVERYONE is welcome to attend so bring your team members and friends. We will have luminaria bags available for you to purchase and decorate for $5. All bags will be at the event and will line the track. At night each bag will be lit in memory or honor or someone who had cancer. I will have some materials available but please bring any markers, pictures, or decorations you want to use.

**Don’t forget about the VIRTUAL SURVIVOR LAP***
If you know a cancer survivor who can’t make it to the Relay, you can walk in his/her honor. Please contact Ann Wheeler at awheeler@wes if you want to participate in the virtual survivor lap.

If you or someone you know want to donate some of your time to help during the event please contact Morgan at Morgan.Rae.Greenleaf(at)cancer.org or 203-379-4782. We especially need help with registration. Any amount of time is greatly appreciated.

Date: Monday, April 5
Time: 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Place: Usdan 108