CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – This spring, the Montgomery County Relay For Life is partnering with Austin Peay State University in the fight against cancer. At 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 29, the University will host a Relay For Life event at Fortera Stadium, allowing APSU students to participate in the relay before they leave campus for the summer break. Teams interested in participating in this event can register at www.relayforlife.org/apsu.
This year’s Montgomery County Relay For Life event will begin at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 19, at the Hilldale Baptist Church Family Life Center Athletic Field, at 250 Old Farmers Road. This family-friendly event is free and open to the public. Individuals unable to attend can make a tax-deductible contribution to the Relay For Life effort at Austin Peay or Montgomery County by visiting www.relayforlife.org.
The Relay For Life event allows cancer survivors, family members, friends, caretakers and supporters to unite in their courageous fight to conquer this disease. The Relay For Life event will offer a wide range of entertainment, along with a luminary ceremony to honor and remember those who have died and those who continue to fight.
This year, Relay For Life will take place in nearly 5,100 communities in the United States and 20 other countries. The events will raise funds to support the American Cancer Society
To join the Austin Peay Relay for Life campus effort or register a team, visit www.relayforlife.org/apsu or contact Colin Crist at 315-854-3347. To join the Montgomery County Relay For Life effort or to register as a team or individual, visit www.relayforlife.org/montgomerytn. For other questions on Montgomery County’s event, contact Jason Pennington at 931-980-6058.