Posted by Debra Worley - email
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Dozens of people will gather at Ashley High School Friday night to participate in this year's Relay for Life event.
Proceeds from the event benefit the American Cancer Society.
The opening ceremonies begin at 6:30 Friday night and will last through Saturday morning. A luminaries ceremony will begin around 9:00 PM, or as soon as it gets dark.
WECT will be at the event in honor of Carolina in the Morning anchor Bob Townsend, who was recently diagnosed with prostate cancer.
In conjunction to the Relay for Life walk, Cape Fear Cyclists are conducting a Ride for Life Saturday.
There will be two rides that Saturday morning, as follows:
All Ride for Life registered participants will receive an event T-Shirt as well as free pizza and drinks at the end of the ride.
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