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May 21, 2009
Submitted by Anne Carr Transcending his role as auctioneer, Jordan Sitter, chief executive of Southern California-based fundraising event provider Legacy Benefit Auctions, is donating his time to act as host, master of ceremonies and event manager for the Univision and Huntington Beach Relay for Life fundraiser gala, “The Cancer Fighting Superheroes… at the movies!”  Yanitza Reyna, captain of The Cancer Fighting Superheroes Relay for Life team who lost a brother to cancer last year, turned to Legacy Benefit Auctions (http://www.
NEWS
By Mona Shadia | May 9, 2012
Some came to Huntington Central Park from other parts of Orange County. Some drove for hours from places like Bakersfield. Some even came from out of state. But they all came with a common goal in mind: beating cancer. The American Cancer Society's Relay for Life in Huntington Beach lasted from 11 a.m. Saturday to 11 a.m. Sunday. By noon Saturday, teams of participants sporting matching shirts filled the park, walking to raise funds for loved ones who either beat or are fighting cancer, or those who lost their lives to the disease.
ENTERTAINMENT
February 4, 2009
The American Cancer Society’s free kickoff party for its local 17th Annual Relay For Life will be from 6:30 to 10 p.m. Feb. 20 at the Hilton Waterfront Resort, 21100 Pacific Coast Hwy. Complimentary appetizers will be served, a cash bar will be available and guest speakers will inform and entertain attendees. Parking is discounted to $5 for event attendees. The Relay For Life celebrates cancer survivors, remembers and honors lost family and friends, and supports the ongoing, life-saving mission of the American Cancer Society.
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GETTING INVOLVED runs periodically in the Daily Pilot on a rotating basis. For information about adding your organization to this list, call (714) 966-4600. ACADEMIC YEAR IN AMERICA Costa Mesa families can host a German student and earn up to $1,000 toward a number of travel-abroad programs. Information: Danielle Carpino, (800) 322-HOST. ALS ASSN., ORANGE COUNTY CHAPTER The Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Assn., which helps people who have the disorder that is also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, needs volunteers.
LOCAL
By Victoria AlbertyCommunity Correspondent | January 12, 2009
The American Cancer Society is holding its Kickoff Party for the “17th Annual Relay For Life” of Huntington Beach on Friday, February 20, 2009 from 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm at the Hilton Waterfront Resort, 21100 Pacific Coast Hwy, Huntington Beach, CA. Complimentary appetizers will be served, a cash bar will be available and guest speakers will inform and entertain attendees.  Relay For Life celebrates cancer survivors; remembering and honoring family and friends whom we’ve lost; and supporting the ongoing life-saving mission of the American Cancer Society which is our Country’s single largest donator to cancer research, treatment and services.
NEWS
May 1, 2012
More than 600 people are expected to gather this weekend at Huntington Central Park for the American Cancer Society's Relay For Life. About 44 teams, made up of cancer survivors, family members and friends from Huntington Beach and throughout the county, are scheduled to take part in the walk, games and activities to raise more than $100,000 for the organization Saturday and Sunday, according to a release from the American Cancer Society....
NEWS
By: Elia Powers | September 16, 2005
Two women wearing similar outfits locked arms near a clothing rack at the back of the American Cancer Society Discovery Shop here. Laguna Beach resident Sue Jacobs initiated the contact. She was touched by the story of her friend, Herta Fremont. "Her steadfastness and charisma is amazing," Jacobs said. "She's always been there and always does so much for people. She motivates everyone." Discovery Shops, which raise money for the American Cancer Society through retail sales, celebrated their 40th anniversary last month at 43 stores across California.
NEWS
By: Elia Powers | September 29, 2005
Two women wearing similar outfits locked arms near a clothing rack at the back of the American Cancer Society Discovery Shop in Corona del Mar. Laguna Beach resident Sue Jacobs initiated the contact. She was touched by the story of her friend, Huntington Beach resident Herta Fremont. "Her steadfastness and charisma is amazing," Jacobs said. "She's always been there and always does so much for people. She motivates everyone." Discovery Shops, which raise money for the American Cancer Society through retail sales, celebrated their 40th anniversary last month at 43 stores across California.
NEWS
By Kathryn Watson | June 11, 2009
Huntington Beach will host its 14th annual Relay for Life event Saturday and Sunday at Huntington Central Park. The event, organized by the American Cancer Society, will run about 24 hours between 10 a.m. and 10 a.m. No minimum amount of money is necessary to participate; however, the American Cancer Society recommends that each participant set a goal of $100. People of all ages and walks of life are encouraged to attend, said Victoria Alberty, chairwoman of this weekend?s event.
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By Anthony Clark Carpio | February 3, 2014
Flynn Donoho has braved a plethora of difficult weather and road conditions during his three-year journey cycling across the United States. He's ridden through snow and hail, pedaled up mountain passes, dodged hurricanes and even stopped to watch a tornado form as he made his way to all 48 continental states to raise money for the American Cancer Society. "In Marlow, Okla., I took pictures with my phone of an EF-4 tornado and a funnel cloud right above me," he said. "Everybody thought I was crazy and told me I should be under cover, and I go, 'Why, man?
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NEWS
By Mona Shadia | May 9, 2012
Some came to Huntington Central Park from other parts of Orange County. Some drove for hours from places like Bakersfield. Some even came from out of state. But they all came with a common goal in mind: beating cancer. The American Cancer Society's Relay for Life in Huntington Beach lasted from 11 a.m. Saturday to 11 a.m. Sunday. By noon Saturday, teams of participants sporting matching shirts filled the park, walking to raise funds for loved ones who either beat or are fighting cancer, or those who lost their lives to the disease.
NEWS
May 1, 2012
More than 600 people are expected to gather this weekend at Huntington Central Park for the American Cancer Society's Relay For Life. About 44 teams, made up of cancer survivors, family members and friends from Huntington Beach and throughout the county, are scheduled to take part in the walk, games and activities to raise more than $100,000 for the organization Saturday and Sunday, according to a release from the American Cancer Society....
SPORTS
By Michael Miller | July 20, 2011
Pull up the website for Masterpiece Fitness and it looks almost like a work in progress. The home page features white, gray and blue text superimposed on a plain black background, and there are no large, colorful photos to center the eye's attention. Then, if you read the text under the Masterpiece Fitness logo, you'll learn the reason for that. "You will notice there's no 'stock pictures' like other websites of a gym setting on this website," the message reads. "The reason, it's boring looking at weights and people posed for a photo.
NEWS
October 20, 2010
The Huntington Beach Relay for Life coordinators are at work for next year's event and have a fundraising boutique lined up for November. The fundraiser is from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 21 at the Old World Village's festival garden at 7561 Center Ave. Organizers are looking for vendors as well as shoppers. Vendor space is free, but they are asked to donate 20% of their profit from the day to Relay for Life. For vendor information e-mail info@thelocalhb.com , or for general information on the Relay for Life go to http://www.
NEWS
By Britney Barnes | May 20, 2010
Small white bags flickering with light lined the inside curve of the track, guiding the procession of people around its dark loop. The wail of a lone bagpipe player mingled with the sounds of two teens calling out name after name over a loudspeaker. Holding a white candle ensconced in a clear plastic cup, Rick Nawrocki watched the flame as he moved slowly along with the throng of people. Looking over his shoulder, he took in hundreds of faces illuminated by candles before whispering to his girlfriend, Sophie Shahnazi, to do the same.
FEATURES
By Britney Barnes | May 13, 2010
With $5 in his pocket slated for nothing else but to do something good, third-grader Matthew Davis decided to donate it to a cause that has touched him and those around him — cancer. The 10-year-old gave his money to the Huntington Beach Relay for Life and inspired one of his friends to do the same. Relay for Life is the American Cancer Society’s signature fundraiser. Cities across the nation hold their own event every year, gathering teams of participants, some battling cancer, others survivors and everyone touched by the disease, to walk around a track for 24 hours straight.
FEATURES
June 18, 2009
More than $100,000 was raised in only 24 hours at the annual Huntington Beach Relay for Life last weekend. The American Cancer Society hosted the fundraiser to raise money toward their goal of eliminating cancer as a major health issue in the world and to raise awareness about cancer prevention and treatment. “We’re just shy of our goal of $115,000,” said event chairwoman Victoria Alberty. “But we’d like to remind people that we will continue collecting donations for the cause until late August.
NEWS
By Kathryn Watson | June 11, 2009
Huntington Beach will host its 14th annual Relay for Life event Saturday and Sunday at Huntington Central Park. The event, organized by the American Cancer Society, will run about 24 hours between 10 a.m. and 10 a.m. No minimum amount of money is necessary to participate; however, the American Cancer Society recommends that each participant set a goal of $100. People of all ages and walks of life are encouraged to attend, said Victoria Alberty, chairwoman of this weekend?s event.
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