American Cancer Society hosts Relay for Life in Harrison County

American Cancer Society hosts Relay for Life in Harrison County


ECONOMIC BENEFITS FROM THE HIGHWAY’S CONSTRUCTION HAVE ALREADY BEEN FELT IN THE AREA, AND MORE WILL Justin MORRIS SAYS ECONOMIC BENEFITS FROM THE HIGHWAY’S CONSTRUCTION HAVE ALREADY BEEN FELT IN THE AREA, AND MORE WILL COME AS EACH LEG IS COMPLETED. JUSTIN THE HARRISON COUNTY RELAY FOR LIFE KICKED OFF TONIGHT AT THE BIRDGEPORT HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL FIELD. OPENING CEREMONIES STARTED AT SIX AND ORGANIZERS HONORED THOSE WHO HAVE BEEN AFFECTED BY CANCER BY CHEERING ON SURVIVORS DURING THEIR LAP AROUND THE FIELD. CANDLES WERE LIT TO REPRESENT A LIFE TAKEN BY CANCER.. A CANCER-SURVIVOR, OR SOMEONE WHO IS STILL FIGHTING THE DISEASE. Tori Harper: “It kind of just brings everyone together, and the money that is raised here goes to ground breaking cancer research, our 1-800-HELP-CANCER line. It also helps with getting patients to and from cancer treatments, there is a lot of things that I think a lot of people may not be aware of but that helps us locally,” Justin. SINCE LAST AUGUST, 410 MILLION DOLLARS HAS BEEN RAISED TO FUND POTENTIALLY LIFE-SAVING CANCER RESEARCH GRANTS. Justin COMING UP ON 12 NEWS AT 11…LOCAL ROWERS GEAR UP FOR A DAY ON THE RIVER HERE IN HARRISON COUNTY…. PLUS…

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