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Raising cancer awareness through the annual Relay for Life

Contact: 

Amanda Robertson, president, UNI Colleges Against Cancer, roberaae@uni.edu

Lindsay Cunningham, Office of University Relations, 319-273-6728, lindsay.cunningham@uni.edu

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa will host the annual Relay For Life from 6 p.m., Friday, April 12, to 6 a.m., Saturday, April 13, in the McLeod Center. The theme for this year's Relay is "Superheroes...Saving the World One Birthday at a Time!" The event is hosted by UNI Colleges Against Cancer.

The opening ceremony for the event will showcase a celebration for the lives of those who have battled cancer, followed directly by a first lap by survivors of the disease. There will be food available to attendees throughout the night. To sign up or donate to the event, visit www.relayforlife.org/UNI.

This event is free and open to the public. For additional information, contact Amanda Robertson, president of the UNI Colleges Against Cancer, at roberaae@uni.edu.