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Boone County Relay For Life Set For This Friday

By Inside Columbia
Relay For Life People

On Friday, community members are welcome to join Relay For Life of Boone County to celebrate survivors, remember those lost and fight back as a community to end cancer. The relay is set for 5-10 p.m. at Dexheimer Shelter at Cosmo Park.

Relay For Life is the world’s largest volunteer-based fundraising event. The tentative schedule for the Boone County relay includes a 5:30 p.m. opening ceremony, 7 p.m. all star performance, 8:15 p.m. body attack and the closing ceremony at 9:45 p.m. There also will be a silent auction, which closes at 8:45 p.m., and the luminaria ceremony will begin at 9 p.m.

People are encouraged to wear comfortable shoes, bring donations, have strollers, wagons or wheelchairs needed for the walk and wear purple. There also will be food trucks from 5-8 p.m. For more information, click here.

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