Relay for Life brings the community together

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(Relay for Life)

Guam – Cancer does not discriminate. It can afflict anyone-young, old, male or female. In fact, you may know someone who has been diagnosed with cancer.

So get your tennis shoes out and lace them up because tonight is Relay for Life, American Cancer Society’s annual signature event. The event brings together survivors and supporters all on one track in support of those battling cancer and remembering those who have passed on.

The event kicks off at 6 pm with the opening ceremony, followed by a Survivor and Caregiver dinner reception. The Survivor Caregiver Walk will begin at 7:15 pm followed by the parade of teams at 7:45 pm.

The luminaria ceremony will be at 10:30 pm. Luminarias are dedicated to a loved one lost, someone battling cancer, or anyone who has overcome cancer.

This event will continue throughout the night with activities and performances. It will conclude at 12:01 am.

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Jolene Toves
Jolene joined the PNC team in 2017, as a producer, co-anchor and investigative reporter covering law enforcement, courts and crimes. Notable coverage includes the Ehlert case, the Mark Torre Jr. trial, the Allan Agababa trial, exclusive pieces on the Life of a Drug Dealer/Addict, and Life behind bars...the story of Honofre Chargualaf and Kevin Cruz. In 2019, she was promoted to Assistant News Director and Lead Anchor. From 2015 to 2017 she served as Public Relations and Promotions Manager, for the Hotel Nikko Guam handling local radio and advertorial promotions, as well as produced and directed tv commercials for the hotel. Prior to this she worked with KUAM for three years as a reporter and segment host. She began her journalism career in 2012, working with Glimpses of Guam contributing to the Guam Business Magazine, R&R magazine, MDM magazine and the Marianas Business Journal.