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Relay For Life of Buena Park La Palma

Saturday, May 21, 2016

10 a.m.

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Buena Park Junior High School
6851 Orangethorpe Ave, Buena Park, CA Map it

7 teams and 9 participants have raised $250

Total above may not reflect all participants, teams, and donations

Hope Shines


Purchase a Keepsake ornament for your special cancer survivor or friend.  Use it as a memorial for a special person who lost their battle to celebrate their lives.  They are $35.00 and can be credited to your team or to an team member.


 The 2015/2016 Relay For Life event: MARK YOUR CALENDARS:    RELAY's Date is IS CHANGING.  We are moving to Saturday, May 21 & 22, 2016, set-up Friday, May 20, 2016, this due to school renovation.

Please check your emails for meetings and updates.  Our first meeting was October 5th. The  next meeting is Monday, Nov. 2 at  6 pm for Committee and 6:30 pm for all team captains.  


1.       Buena Park/La Palma Relay For Life – May 21 & 22, 2016 at Buena Park Jr. High School

2.       Our theme is – Dr. Seuss   - Tag line – “ No Cancer Here, No Cancer There, No Cancer Anywhere”

3.       Survivors & Caregivers Reception – Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016 at 6 pm at the Buena Park Community Center, 6650 Beach Bl. Buena Park.  Will also include Stanton & Cypress. More to come at the Nov. 2nd meeting  

4.       Relay Kick – off;  We are looking at January 21st – will confirm at the Nov. 2nd meeting.

5.       We are looking for leads in many areas of the Relay.  Please let me know if you are interested.

a.       Event Lead – Virginia

b.      Relay Specialist - Taryn

c.       People Lead – To bring people to the event and recruitment – Tammy Lunn

d.      Community Champion – Strong advocates for Relay within the community.  – OPEN

e.      Survivors & Caregivers Lead – Christine & Sandy

f.        Youth Champion  Lead – Lauren, Shelly

g.       Team Ambassador Lead – Kamaile

h.      Experience Lead – Alice & Cindy (please)

i.         Ceremonies Lead – OPEN

j.        Activities Lead -  Todd Trout – Boys & Girls Club

k.       Entertainment Lead – OPEN

l.         Logistics Lead – Jeff & Ralph  (Please)

m.    On-line & Social Communications Lead – OPEN

n.      Marketing Lead – OPEN

o.      Luminaria Lead – Christine & Sandy

o2 Luminaria bags - Design, Preparing and sales – Lydia & family                   

 p.      Pre-Relay Events Lead -  OPEN

q.      Recognition Lead – OPEN

r.        Fund the Cure Lead – OPEN

s.       Mission Lead – OPEN

t.        ACS CAN Lead – OPEN

u.      Registration Lead – Christine Rodarte

v.       Accounting Lead – Brian O’Neal &  Offline Verifier - Barbara Michael

w.     Fundraising Lead – Coleen Hernandez (Silent Auction)

x.       Sponsorship Lead - OPEN


 Thank you from the Leadership Team!

Virginia Vaughn



 ***   If you would like to join the Leadership Team (aka Planning Committee), please let me or Virginia Vaughn (Event Lead Chair) at  We have many positions open or you can be on a sub-committee.  Each person brings success and SAVES LIVES in their journey with the Relay For Life of Buena Park/LaPalma.

Thank you and be successful in everything you do.

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life movement is the world's largest and most impactful fundraising event to end cancer. It unites communities across the globe to celebrate people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and take action to finish the fight once and for all. With the support of thousands of volunteers like you, the American Cancer Society is helping save more than 500 lives a day. Please join us and take action against a disease that has taken too much!

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Top Participants:

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Top Participants
  1. Personal Donation Made Lara Michalek - $70.00
  2. Lafleche Mondragon - $50.00
  3. Personal Donation Made Kamaile Patterson - $30.00

Top Teams:

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Top Teams
  1. Holiday Inn Buena Park - $150.00
  2. Sandee's All Stars - $70.00
  3. Sugar Rush - $30.00


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(949) 567-0614

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