The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Utica will hold a free kickoff celebrating the “Colors of Cancer” for the annual event on Thursday, February 16, at 6:00 pm at the Holiday Inn in Utica.

The program will highlight how the community has benefited from funds raised and will honor cancer survivors and caregivers. Guests will have the opportunity to listen to speakers and register a team for the Relay For Life event, which will be held on Saturday, June 10th to Sunday, June 11th at Mohawk Valley Community College.

The Relay For Life movement is the world’s largest fundraising event to fight every cancer in every community, with four million participants in 6,000 events worldwide in 2016.

Please contact Senior Community Manager, Bob Elinskas at (315) 724-8126 or

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