The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Jackson County recently officially kicked off the 2016 season at MainSource Bank in Seymour with a football theme.
The theme for the 2016 relay, which will be from 6 p.m. to midnight May 20 at Seymour Middle School, is “Go! Fight! Cure!”
The event leadership team was introduced. It includes Amberly Brewer, experience lead; Julia Aker, fund the cure and marketing lead; Dr. Stephanie Burgess, people lead; Pam Bobb, mission lead; and Angel Wente, accounting and sponsorship lead. Others joining the team are Stacey Brummett, event refreshments lead; John Brummett, logistics lead; and Dee Hess, accounting assistant.
Open event leadership team positions include community champions, team ambassadors, survivors and caregivers, luminary and ACS-CAN (American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network).
Anyone interested in serving on the leadership team may contact any current leads or community manager Melissa Pressler at [email protected].
Some of the goals for the event include having 300 participants on teams; adding five new teams; and raising a gross profit of $60,000 with $10,000 in sponsorships.