Friday, May 17, 2013
See tweets and photos from teams and attendees at the Relay For Life events happening in Cobb and Paulding counties.
Close to 4,000 people are set to gather in two counties to remember those who lost their battles to cancer, show support to those who survived it, and to raise money to fight the disease. Relay For Life of Cobb County will kick off at 7 p.m. at Jim Miller Park in Marietta. Next door in Paulding, Relay for Life of Paulding County is being held at White Oak Park in Dallas, with the event’s opening ceremony set for 6:45 p.m. Related news What is Relay For Life?Cobb Teams Taking the Fight to Cancer Tonight How Can Relay for Life Teams Use West Cobb Patch? We’ll be following the tweets from all of those involved in the two events, and you can follow along too. Check out the live Twitter stream attached to this article to follow the tweets from…
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Here are 10 ways you and your team can use West Cobb Patch for FREE to honor victims and survivors and help raise cancer awareness and money for a cure.
The culmination of months of fundraising, Relay For Life of Cobb County—an event during which participants will honor cancer victims and survivors and raise awareness and money for a cure—will be held May 17 at Jim Miller Park in Marietta. Nearly 150 local teams, with a total of 1,784 participants, have already raised $153,702.11, according to the American Cancer Society's event website. They include teams of volunteers from local groups and organizations, schools, churches and businesses. Relay teams (and any other local group or organization) can use West Cobb Patch for FREE to promote their efforts, potentially reaching tens of thousands of local residents, including many outside their existing networks. Here are 10 ways you and your …
Friday, January 11, 2013
Enjoy fun festivities with family and friends while supporting a good cause and people who are fighting cancer.
This week's Cobb, Douglas and Paulding Weekend & Community Spotlight features the Paulding County Relay for Life Kickoff. The festivities will start 8:30 a.m Saturday at the Paulding County Senior Center, 54 Industrial Way North, Dallas. Groups of eight or more are asked to RSVP to Debbie Freeman at firstname.lastname@example.org or 770-429-1624. Got a great event coming up in your community? Upload it onto West Cobb Patch, then email Editor Jon Gargis at email@example.com, and your event could be featured in the next Weekend & Community Spotlight on Patch sites across Cobb, Douglas and Paulding counties.