Posts Tagged ‘ Relay for Life ’

Relay seeks the ‘beauty in the world’

June 12, 2013
By Tammi Naudus
Maria Tarantino places a pin on the survivor sash of her husband John, a cancer survivor at the beginning of the Southington Relay for Life last Friday afternoon.

By Rob Glidden Staff Writer Southington’s Relay for Life encouraged its huge crowd of attendees to see the “beauty in the world” as they gathered to celebrate the conclusion of another season of fundraising for cancer research. The worldwide event has been represented in Southington for over a dozen years with the high school track…

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Southington Walks for a Cause

June 5, 2013
Relay for Life-Taylor and Garyson Borla show the braceltts they made for Team Believe

   Southington hosted another successful Relay for Life on May 31st and June 1st at Southington High School.  This yearly event draws in many people who are in support of finding a cure for cancer, as well as raising funds for continued treatments for patients.  Many team members came together to walk for this cause. …

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Relay to take place at Southington High

May 30, 2013
Tammi Naudus
Robin Garofolo and Chrissie Sangiovanni of Trantollo and Trantollo pose near a car during the recent Rev Up For a Cure Relay for Life fundraiser.

By Rob Glidden Staff Writer This year’s Relay for Life will look a little different, but organizers are planning on delivering the same hopeful experience for the huge crowd who will attend. The annual fundraiser has been held at the Southington High School football field for over a decade and this year the new artificial…

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Relay leaders look back at last year, plan for future

February 1, 2013
Photo by Tammi Naudus

By Rob Glidden Staff Writer The volunteers who make up Southington’s annual Relay for Life looked back on the event’s successes as the kickoff for the 2013 Relay began at Hawk’s Landing. Last year’s fundraiser took in $178,000. After the Relay’s expenses were taken care of, $164,000 was given to the American Cancer Society. This…

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