North Central College - Naperville, IL

Join North Central's annual Relay for Life April 30-May 1

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Contact: Nancy Dunker, associate director of public relations, 630-637-5306

April 26, 2010--For the seventh year, North Central will host Relay for Life, an American Cancer Society event that gives people in communities a chance to celebrate the lives of people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and raise funds to fight the disease.

Members of the community are invited to participate in the April 30-May 1 event to be held in the College's Al B. Carius Track at the Res/Rec Center, 440 S. Brainard St., Naperville. To date, $21,317.60 has been raised with 430 people and 57 teams participating. There's still time to donate, join a team or start one. Visit the website at

Team check-in begins Friday at 4 p.m. with opening ceremonies at 6 p.m. Closing ceremonies take place Saturday at 5:30 a.m. Here's the schedule:

Friday, April 30
4:00 p.m. Team check-in
4:30 Survivor dinner
5:00 Bank opens
6:00 Opening Ceremonies
6:30 Survivor lap
7:00 Silent auction
7:00 Advocacy
7:00 Pie the Professor
7:30 Pie Eating Contest
8:00 Luminaria
8:30 Movie
9:30 Inflatable laser tag
10:30 Plunket performs live
11:30 Fight back
Saturday, May 1
12:00 a.m. Karaoke
12:00 Pizza
12:00 Bank closes
1:00 Mr. Relay
1:00 Bags tournament
2:00 Dance party
3:30 3-on-3 basketball tournament
3:30 Limbo
4:00 Hula hoop
4:30 Twister
5:00 Breakfast
5:30 Closing Ceremonies