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Relay For Life of Petersburg

Friday, May 13, 2016

4 p.m.-10 p.m.

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Petersburg High School
3101 Johnson Rd, Petersburg, VA Map it

26 teams and 168 participants have raised $32,281.59

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

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We're excited to start a new Relay For Life season and can’t wait for you to experience a completely redesigned event website. While the final touches are being made, take a moment to check out what's to come at

We will be hosting a luminaria ceremony for our community in the near future to display all of the bags that have been dedicated this year.  Stay tuned for details!  In the meantime, you may purchase luminaria online by clicking here.


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Did you enjoy our 2016 Relay?  Take a look at our Event Leadership Team position descriptions for 2017!  We are currently seeking all types of volunteers.  We have long term and episodic volunteer opportunities.  If you are interested in joining our Event Leadership team or have questions about any of the roles, please contact Kathe Goller at or at (804) 920-6157.  

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!

Relay For Life Luminaria Ceremony

Remember or honor a loved one who has battled cancer with a luminaria tribute bag »

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Top Participants:

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Top Participants
  1. Emerald Club Ruth Parham - $3,558.00
  2. Jade Club Hortense Stith - $1,495.00
  3. Jade Club Rebecca Thorne - $1,243.00

Top Teams:

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Top Teams
  1. Gold Team Good Shepherd Steppers - $6,125.00
  2. Gold Team Little Zion Strivers #1 - $5,858.00
  3. Rising Star Team New Hope Baptist Lifesavers - $2,495.00

Top Companies:

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  1 -  Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.       ($198.88)


Contact Kathe Goller:

(804) 920-6157

or view Online Help