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Evening of Hope of Columbia Gorge

Saturday, July 9, 2016

4-10 p.m.

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Marina Green/Port of Hood River
1000 E Port Marina Drive, Hood River, OR Map it

15 teams and 85 participants have raised $31,617.54

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


Please Join us for a Carnival Themed Evening of HOPE to Fight Back Against Cancer!

Canned Food Drive

  Please Bring a Can of Food or Multiple CANS to be used to weight our Luminaria bags during the ceremony,

the cans will be donated to a local food bank afterwards!

Here is a Rough Draft of our Activities:

4:00 PM

We will kick off our evening with a welcome and Guest Speaker for our Opening Ceremony

Band Performs (The Fields of May!)

We have a DJ (RON) who will be making announcements throughout the evening!

Silent Auction

Activities at each Team site's which will continue through the evening

Bean Bag Toss | Wheel of Fortune | Pick-a-Sucker | Dunk Tank | Dart Toss | Prize Walk | Loteria

5:00 PM

Survivor Ceremony

Guest Survivor Speaker

Survivor Walk

Caregiver Walk

6:00 PM

Team Introductions

Survivor Dinner

6:50 PM 

Band Performs (River City Jazz!)

7:00 PM 

Mr Relay

9:00 PM 

Line Dance/Zumba

9:30 PM - Silent Auction Closes

10:00 PM

Closing/Luminaria Ceremony


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. Sapphire Club Personal Donation Made Veronica Moline - $1,538.00
  2. Jade Club Personal Donation Made Tony White - $1,282.00
  3. Jade Club Personal Donation Made M J Newcomb - $1,140.00

Top Teams:

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Top Teams
  1. Gold Team Team Rosauers - $5,728.00
  2. Gold Team Hood River Valley Christian Church - $5,520.00
  3. Bronze Club Granny's Gang and Kevin Too - $2,913.00


Contact Karen Taylor:

(503) 795-3989

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