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Relay For Life of Auburn

Saturday, August 20, 2016

10 a.m.

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Gold Country Fairgrounds
1273 High St, Auburn, CA Map it

29 teams and 237 participants have raised $32,355.03

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


We have new Bronze Level Sponsors. Thank you to these Sponsors and please when you shop, tell them THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING RELAY!!!

Dutch Bros Coffee logo

 THANK YOU Dutch Bros. Coffee


the daily egg logo

THANK YOU The Daily Egg


Masonic Logo

Eureka Lodge #16, F & AM 

24 Seven Fire Protection logo

THANK YOU 24 Seven Fire Protection



Kiwanis Logo

THANK YOU Kiwanis Club of Auburn CA


Shelly's Smart Shopper logo

THANK YOU Shelly's Smart Shopper


We have new Signature Sponsors! THANK YOU!  

Hall's Towing logo

THANK YOU Halls Towing


SJVC logo

THANK YOU San Joaquin Valley College







***Next Meetings Info***

Next Meetings for Team Captains & Event Leadership Team


  • August 4th - Selection of Team camp sites. Location: FAIRGOUNDS (no theme)
  • Bank Night - August 11th (no theme) Location: The Daily Egg, 844 Lincoln Way, Auburn

Please make sure at least one person from your team attends these meetings.






August 4th - Camp Site Selection at Fairgrounds - Team Captains and Event Leadership Team 6:15am. 

Any participants who have raised $100 by Bank Night and belong to team, team captains can pick up their t-shirts 

Bank Night, August 11th, turn in your final pre-Relay money, pick up t-shirts and ask questions

Business cards ($100) (easy way to raise $ for the t-shirt) need to be turned in August 5th so they can published in the program

Mission Delivery Activites due August 5th, Team Captains please send to Sara Thornburgh to get info into schedule/program. Please email at

Fundraising Activities due August 5, Team Captains please send to Janet Longueria to get info into schedule/program. Please email to

Here is what teams are doing at Relay (tentative)




*             8:00am-10:00am Registration / Check-in / Survivor Registration
*             10:00am     Opening Ceremony
*             10:20am     Survivor Ceremony  
*             10:45am     Survivor & Caregiver  Lap
*             11:30am - 12:30 Main Stage Entertainment
*             12:00pm Purple / Birthday Lap
*             1:00pm - 3:00pm Hip Hop Congress performing
*             2:00pm Hula Hoop Lap
*             3:00pm Underwear Lap
*             3:30pm Road to Recovery Activity
*             5:00pm - 7:00pm Dinner  (SEE BELOW) 
*             7:15pm Beauty School Dropout / Big Hair Lap
*             7:30 Minute to Win It Game
*             8:30pm Fight Back Ceremony
*             9:00pm Luminaria
*             10:00pm 50s Dance Lap
*             11:00pm PJ Lap
*             11:30pm Pizza
*             2:15am Glow in the Dark Lap
*             4:00am Crazy Hats & Socks Lap
*             6:00am
*             7:00am Zumba on the Track
*             7:45am-9:00am Pancake Breakfast by Auburn Jeep Club
*             9:30am - 10:00am Awards & Closing Ceremony
*             10:00am Closing Lap




*****Our 2016 Goals*****



Returning Teams............26

New Teams.....................10


Total Fundraising 2016............$116,000





Event Leadership Team Contact List



TEAM: Cruising For Health is hosting a Relay For Life yard sale. Saturday, July 30th  7am - 2pm. Address is 4160 River Woods Drive, Auburn. Contact Janet Longueira email: or 530.308.8805. You can drop stuff off to be sold, but anything that does not sell, will need to be picked up. If you and/or your team helps work the garage sale will get credit for their fundraising.



Team: Kicking Cancer Out, Sara Thornburgh looking for recipes to be included in a cookbook. Recipes will be credited to author and cookbooks will be available for $5 dollar donation. email Sara at:


Don't forget to buy your Dinner Tickets - Saturday Night of Relay, August 20th 5-7pm Tickets $10

This is a Fundraiser for the Masonic Superheros Team - Tickets sold prior to Relay help with planning. Gift Basket drawing! (Tickets sold prior to Relay) Pre-Relay sale: Write your name and team on back of your tickets and be entered into drawing. And your team will get spirit points.

Contact Kristen Ishizaki directly for tickets. Phone: 916.770.9176 or Tickets will also be available at next team captains meeting. 

updated dinner flyer









If you have any questions about this web site, need help or have a question regarding Relay For Life of Auburn, please contact me: Phyllis K. Wendelboe at Cell 916.799.8432  



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
  1. Emerald Club Peggy Seitzinger - $3,895.43
  2. Sapphire Club Darlene Greer - $2,485.00
  3. Sapphire Club Reese Browning - $1,937.21

Top Teams:

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Top Teams
  1. Platinum Team Cancer Kickers - $9,492.71
  2. Silver Team Fighting With Footsteps - $3,775.00
  3. Bronze Club Cancer Crusaders-Walking for the Coz - $3,194.20

Top Companies:

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  1 -  Anytime Fitness - NCTP       ($2,780.00)


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(916) 913-0527

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