While teams are getting ready for the April 28-29 annual Relay For Life in Oakdale, they are already busy raising funds to add to this year’s total from the American Cancer Society.
Coming up Saturday, March 31 at 1 p.m., a Survivor and Caregiver barbecue will be offered at the Oakdale Fire State at 325 E. G St., with food, music, fun and lots of information for survivors and caregivers about the various events upcoming on Relay day.
In the meantime, local residents can also support the ACS Relay by taking part in any or all of the scheduled team fundraising events. Following are several of the upcoming activities:
Century 21 M&M’s Relay For Life team will be hosting a parking lot ‘yard’ sale on Saturday, March 31, 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 1414 E. F St, Oakdale. Come out and support Relay For Life of Oakdale while finding some good bargains.
Wish Upon a Cure is hosting a Pizza Fundraiser at Round Table Pizza on Thursday, April 5, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., with 20 percent of the evening proceeds donated to American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life.
TAGS Consignment will be participating in Resale For Relay. Eight teams will battle it out for business. The dates are March 31: Oakdale’s Coaches & Athletes For A Cure vs. Jammin’ for a Cure. April 7: Allied For Life vs. Friends and Families of Oakdale Stampede. April 14: Wings of Hope vs. TBA & April 21 PartyLite’s Luau For Life vs. Komonawanacure. Each weekend the time will be 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. TAGS will donate a portion of the proceeds to each team participating.
Century 21 M & M and Associates is hosting a Wine & Cheese event, ‘Sip, Savor & Support’ at 1414 E. F St., Bldg. B, Ste. 201 on Thursday, April 5, 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Cost $15 per ticket.
Oakdale’s Coaches and Athletes For A Cure will be hosting a Bunco Night on Friday, April 6, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Sierra View Elementary School. $20 donation includes dinner and beverages. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Prizes for Most Buncos, Most Wins & Biggest Loser. Door & raffle prizes. Contact Shannon Trent 840-0949 or Jennifer MacLeod 247-3587 for tickets and information.