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County raises $216,739.48 in Relay for Life

County raises $216,739.48 in Relay for Life

Hundreds of Prince Edward County residents and friends gathered at the Picton fairgrounds Friday night to celebrate, remember and fight back in a 12-hour Relay for Life. The third annual County event runs from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. and includes about 70 teams – including 20 from Prince Edward Collegiate Institute. PECI’s entrepreneurship class […]

PEC Relay for Life goal set at $200,000

PEC Relay for Life goal set at $200,000

Team captains, survivors, caregivers and sponsors kicked off Prince Edward County’s third annual Canadian Cancer Society Relay For Life event and set a fundraising goal of $200,000 for the June 8-9 event at the Picton fairgrounds. Event co-chairmen Jim Vince and Sterling Johnson reviewed the highlights of the 2011 event which raised $204,589. “This is […]

PEC Relay for Life final tally $204,589

PEC Relay for Life final tally $204,589

Tina Rutgers and Chris Skinner present Prince Edward County Relay for Life co-chairman Jim Vince with $1,000 toward the 2011 Canadian Cancer Society PEC Relay for Life. The donation was made by Scotiabank’s head office in recognition of the outstanding efforts of the Picton branch in the local relay. Scotiabank Picton, as event sponsor and […]

PEC Relay for Life raises $191,651 and still counting

PEC Relay for Life raises $191,651 and still counting

The PEC Relay For Life raised $191,651.59 as of Saturday morning and the total will continue to rise as post event donations and pledges to come in. “We had set as our goal to raise over $190,000 and we have achieved it, said co-chair Jim Vince. “What makes this event so special is the way […]

Relay for Life Picton celebrates survivors, remembers loved ones and fights back

Relay for Life Picton celebrates survivors, remembers loved ones and fights back

From 7 p.m. Friday until 7 a.m. Saturday, Prince Edward County residents celebrate cancer survivors, remember loved ones lost to cancer, and fight back in the hope of finding a cure. Sixty-eight teams are participating in the County’s second annual Relay for Life event at the Picton Fairgrounds as part of the largest Cancer Society […]

Pint-sized powerhouse gives her all for Cancer Society fundraiser

Pint-sized powerhouse gives her all for Cancer Society fundraiser

Gabrielle Kinnear is a pint-sized powerhouse who wants to participate in Prince Edward County’s second annual Relay for Life Cancer Society fundraiser “because the people in heaven need someone to keep loving them”. Gabrielle is five-years-old. In memory of people she has never met, she raised funds and walked for 10 hours during the County’s […]

Relay for Life fundraising events

Relay for Life fundraising events

RELAY FOR LIFE FUNDRAISING EVENTS! $5.00 for $5.00 at Home Hardware! Customers give us $5 – we will give them a voucher for $5 to be used on their purchase that day or before June 10, 2011. Last year we raised over $2,000 with this program. Our Goal this year is $5,000. Come out and […]

Relay For Life 2011

Relay For Life 2011

Prince Edward County Relay For Life 2011 – June 10, 2011 – 7 pm to 7 am The Canadian Cancer Society Relay For Life is more than just a fundraiser. It is an opportunity to get together with family and friends and celebrate cancer survivors, remember loved ones lost to cancer, and fight back in […]

2010 Picton Relay for Life raises $173,000

2010 Picton Relay for Life raises $173,000

Picton’s first Relay for Life began under sunny skies Friday and ended Saturday in the rain, but the first 12-hour event drew 59 teams and raised $173,000 for the Canadian Cancer Society. Shown above is one of the event’s highlights, the Survivor’s Lap, which opens the relay. Below, watch the news video by Barry Silverthorn; the […]

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