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Relay For Life of Joliet Presented by Harrah's Joliet Casino & Hotel

Saturday, June 4, 2016

12 p.m. - 12 a.m.

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ATI Field at Joliet Memorial Stadium
3000 W Jefferson St, Joliet, IL Map it

73 teams and 592 participants have raised $50,044.10

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

IMPORTANT DUE DATES:  
To receive your Relay participant t-shirt at bank night, all team members must be registered and raised a min. of $100 by Thursday, April 28th.  

RSVP due date for the Survivor Dinner is Monday, May 23rd.  Friendly Reminder: Survivors can bring (1) caregiver or guest.

Paint Your Town Purple Challenge: Starts Friday, May 13th & ends Sunday, May 15th at 2:00pm. More details at the April meeting. Send all photos to Jenny Adler @ relayforlifejoliet@gmail.com.

The Onsite Fundraiser Form is due no later than Tuesday, May 24th (team meeting). 

 

NEXT MEETING
Tuesday, May 24th – Team Meeting & Bank Night

6:00pm - 7:00pm (team meeting)
7:00pm - 8:00pm (bank night)
Joliet Township High School Admin Building @ 300 Caterpillar Dr., Joliet 

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TEAM SONG
Team Captains...please send your team song to Patty Adler at patty81564@yahoo.com. THANK YOU!

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*** TEAM FUNDRAISERS ***

RAFFLE ALERT! Team Cancer Can't Win is holding a raffle for a 13" MacBook Air or a 128GB iPad Pro.  Tickets are $20.00 each.  Contact Jackie at jsnewberry14@gmail.com.  Drawing to be held on or before June 4th.
Click HERE to download the flyer 


RAFFLE ALERT! Team Unbreakables
is selling raffle tickets.Thanks to the donation from Becky Peterson Chambers for a beautiful blanket... $2 each or 3 for $5... raffle will be held on May 10th... all proceeds go to the Relay for Life of Joliet... support our fight against cancer...

 
Team Giddy Up For A Cure is selling t-shirts to benefit the American Cancer Society. There are 5 different design options available. Shirts can be mailed to you directly or you can use the coupon code "PICKUP" and shirts will be available at the event for you to pick-up. Support a great cause by purchasing a shirt today! Visit www.shirts4acure.com You can contact Jenny Adler at jennifer.adler5@gmail.com with any questions.

Team Giddy Up For A Cure is having an online fundraiser with Younique on Facebook!  All proceeds will benefit the Relay For Life of Joliet.  
Younique Website: https://www.youniqueproducts.com/KristiGentile/party/4003268/view
Join the group:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/932394696875357/ 


Cancer Can't Win Team -  Fundraiser at Double J's Sports Bar located 1001 Essington Rd. in Joliet on Friday, April 29th from 7:00pm - Midnight. There will be lots of raffles and split the pot.
Click HERE to download flyer
 

JT Transition Center Aktion Club & Joliet Central's President Club Team - Zumba for Relay
Monday, May 2, 2016 from 4:00pm-5:00pm
Joliet Central Gymnasium
Taught by:  Zumba Instructor, Ligia Lestz-Galvan
Cost $5.00 for adults & $3.00 for students.  All are welcome to attend! 
Tickets will be sold at the door, but everyone pre-registered will be entered into a drawing
Reserve your spot by emailing Cindy Croce at ccroce@jths.org.
Click HERE to download flyer


Team Vinceinators Team - Yard Art Sale        
Saturday, May 7th

Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm 
932 Meadowbrook Road, Elwood IL
Accent in your flower garden & Mother's Day gift ideas
Click HERE to download the flyer
 

Kelly’s Rack Pack Team - Open Paint Night - The "Un-Canvas" paint party
May 12, 2016 - 6-9pm
Gelsosomo's Pizzeria
206 Main Street, Lemont, IL 
Price is $30 per person - Price includes your choice of door hanger to paint, food and non alcoholic beverages. Cash bar will be available.
Raffle tickets will be available for additional $$
15% of all Dine In ONLY orders from 6-9pm will go to our team (not including alcohol)
RSVP DEADLINE IS MAY 1, 2016.
To register for the event click here: http://www.ypbmdesigns.com/relay-4-life.html
Any questions, please feel free to email Kelly at Kellysrackpack@yahoo.com


Fenili Fighter's Team -  Aurelio's Pizza
Tuesday, May 17th

Time: 11:00am - 9:00pm
Dine at Aurelio's Pizza at 3101 W. Jefferson St., Joliet on Tuesday, May 17th 11:00-9:00pm and 10% of the proceeds will be donated to the Relay For Life of Joliet.  Raffles and prizes will be given away.  There will also be a 50/50.  Tickets are $1.00 each, 6 for $5.00, 12 for $10.00
Click HERE to download the flyer


Joliet Elks Lodge #296 Team -  Buffalo Wild Wings Fundraiser
Wednesday, May 18th

Time: 11:00am - 12:00midnight
Dine at Buffalo Wild Wings at 1023 Brookforest Dr., Shorewood on Wednesday, May 18th between 11:00am-12:00midnight and 10% of the proceeds will be donated to the Relay For Life of Joliet. Please bring in the flyer.
Click HERE to download the flyer
 

Shorewood HUGS Team -  Bowling Fundraiser
Saturday, May 21st @ 6:30pm
Location: Town & Country Bowling Alley @ 2231 W. Jefferson St., Joliet
Pizza & split the pot raffle. Cost $50.00/couple or $25/individual
Contact Rita at rguenth@gmail.com or Julie at marzano.julie@gmail.com or Lorayne at wrightlor@aol.com
Click HERE to download the flyer.
 

Cancer Can't Win Team -  Buffalo Wild Wings Fundraiser
Wednesday, June 8th 

Time: 11:00am - 12:00midnight
Dine at Buffalo Wild Wings at 1023 Brookforest Dr., Shorewood on Wednesday, June 8th between 11:00am-12:00midnight and 10% of the proceeds will be donated to the Relay For Life of Joliet. Please bring in the flyer.
Click HERE to download the flyer


Joliet West Students of Community Advocacy Team - Joliet Slammers Baseball Fundraiser
Saturday, June 
18th. Game starts at 6:05 pm.
Joliet Slammers @ 1 Mayor Art Schultz Dr., Joliet, 
Tickets are $10 each; pre-payment is necessary to purchase tickets. 
Please contact Kristen Koppers @ kriskoppers@yahoo.com if you would like to purchase a ticket or two.
 

We Walk By Faith/Team Deb Jones -  Buffalo Wild Wings Fundraiser
Wednesday, June 22nd 

Time: 11:00am - 12:00midnight
Dine at Buffalo Wild Wings at 1023 Brookforest Dr., Shorewood on Wednesday, June 22nd between 11:00am-12:00midnight and 10% of the proceeds will be donated to the Relay For Life of Joliet. Please bring in the flyer.
Click HERE to download the flyer

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CONGRATULATIONS...
Relay For Life of Joliet is an ACS CAN Event with (6) ACS CAN teams and (67) ACS CAN members.
ACS CAN TEAMS:  1) Clerks for a Cure 2) Giddy Up For A Cure 3) Mercy Angels 4) Lunatoons 5) Kelly's Rack Pack  6) Shorewood Hugs
ACS CAN MEMBERSHIP

We are requesting that you renew your ACS CAN membership by signing up at the team meetings so our Relay can get credit for all memberships. 
Click HERE to download the ACS CAN membership form
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CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR FUNDRAISING CLUB TEAMS, ALL-STAR & GRAND CLUB MEMBERS..

FUNDRAISING CLUB TEAMS RECOGNITION:
Team Harrahs (Dianna Lerma) - $10,000 - Jade Team
Giddy Up For A Cure (Jennifer Adler) - $4,502- Silver Team
Courtney's Crusaders (Jennifer Maltas) - $3,110 - Bronze Team
Joliet West Students of Community Advocacy (Kristen Koppers) - $2,833.50 - Bronze Team

Clerks For A Cure (Michelle Regis) - $2,390 - Rising Star Team
Lunatoons (Sue Purkart) - 
$2,085 - Rising Star Team
Team DMG Cares (Cate Panfil) - $2,031.02 - Rising Star Team
Workforce Warriors (Lisa Borrelli) - $1,795.00  - Rising Star Team
We Are Family (Julie Sterr) - $1,750 -
 Rising Star Team
Abri Credit Union (Pete Drapala) - $1,275 - Rising Star Team
Kelly's Rack Pack (Marty Mosher) - $1,155 - Rising Star Team
BigBorgs 4 the Cure (Jason Borgens) - $1,100 - Rising Star Team
Joliet West Student of Services (Cheryl McCarthy) - $1,010  - 
Rising Star Team  

ALL-STAR CLUB MEMBER
Jennifer  Maltas - $2,810 
 

GRAND CLUB MEMBERS:
Jennifer Maltas (Courtney's Crusaders) - $2,810
Sue Purkart (Lunatoons) - $1,485
Julie Sterr (We Are Family) - $1,450

Kristen Koppers (Joliet West Students of Community Advocacy) - $1,071
Patty Adler 
(Giddy Up For a Cure) - $1,006
Jenny Adler (Giddy Up For a Cure) - $1,006

Stephen Ormins (Giddy Up For a Cure) - $1,000
Jay Adler (Giddy Up For a Cure) - $1,000
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TEAM MEETING SCHEDULE 

Wrap-Up Meeting
Tuesday, August 2nd (Ice Cream Social)
6:30pm – 7:30pm
Joliet Township High School Admin Building
300 Caterpillar Dr., Joliet 

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RELAY DOCUMENTS
Event Flyer (June 4th)
Team Registration Form
Survivor Registration Form
Team Members Registration Worksheet
Sponsorship Information
Sponsorship Commitment Form
Luminaria Form
Visual Tribute Form 
Individual Fundraising Incentive Program
Team Fundraising Club Levels
Onsite Fundraising Form 
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INSANE 5K INFLATABLE...JULY 30, 2016
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!  Contact Michelle at michelle.pruitt@cancer.org or 708-633-7771 for more details.

Insane Inflatable 5K has partnered with the American Cancer Society to benefit the Relay For Life of JolietThe Insane Inflatable 5K is coming to the Chicagoland Speedway on Saturday, July 30th! Get ready to experience the most fun, wild and insane obstacle run in the world. Get “pumped up” for a course filled with the world’s largest and most extreme inflatable obstacles ever created. Here’s your chance to be a kid at heart, and insane by choice!

Chicagoland Speedway
500 Speedway Blvd., Joliet, IL 60433

Read More: Insane Inflatable 5K Obstacle Fun Run - Chicago, IL | Insane Inflatable 5K 

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Event Leadership Team Leads
Bring the People Lead
- Julie Sterr  815-321-9710  jmccabe@willcountyillinois.com
Build the Fun Lead -
 Patty Adler  815-263-2305  patty81564@yahoo.com
Fund the Mission Lead
 - Jenny Adler  815-263-2495  jennifer.adler5@gmail.com

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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. Emerald Club Personal Donation Made Jennifer Maltas - $3,100.00
  2. Jade Club Personal Donation Made Sue Purkart - $1,485.00
  3. Jade Club Julie Sterr - $1,450.00

Top Teams:

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Top Teams
  1. Jade Team Team Harrahs - $10,200.00
  2. Silver Team Giddy Up For A Cure - $4,882.00
  3. Silver Team Relay For Life of USF - $4,420.58

Top Companies:

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  1 -  Target - NCTP       ($330.00)

Questions?

Contact Michelle Pruitt:

michelle.pruitt@cancer.org

708-633-7771

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