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Relay Round-Up
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Survivors, Caregivers Invited

A Survivor/Caregiver Luncheon is being planned for Saturday, May 6 and all local cancer survivors and their caregivers are invited to attend. Along with the luncheon, there will be plenty of information provided to attendees about the activities being scheduled just for survivors at the Relay For Life of Escalon, coming up May 20 and 21 at Escalon High School. The luncheon itself is scheduled for 1 p.m. on May 6 at Grandpa’s Barn on Enterprise Road.


Pizza Night Benefit

A fundraising night to benefit the Relay For Life of Escalon will be hosted at D’Boni’s Pizza in Escalon on Wednesday, April 26 between 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. Mention that you’re there for Relay For Life and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to the local event. D’Boni’s Pizza is at 2249 Jackson Ave., Escalon. Good for eat in, take out or delivery.


Annual Rail Ride

The eighth annual Ride The Rails For Relay event on the Niles Canyon Railway is set for Saturday, April 29, with three different departure times available. Contact Gerri Andrade for information and tickets, 209-324-6947 or email at You can take a picnic lunch with you and the ride this year will be sure to include plenty of gorgeous, green scenery along the way.


Roadhouse Drive-Thru

Get your tickets now available for the Thursday, May 4 Texas Roadhouse dinner, which will be staged at El Portal Middle School, 805 First St., Escalon. Buy your tickets from any Relay committee or team member, then come to the school parking lot anytime between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. on May 4 to pick up your pulled pork and chicken breast dinner, which also includes coleslaw, corn and bread and butter. Cost per ticket is $15.


Join, Form A Team

Team members, survivors and new teams are still welcome and can get involved in this year’s Relay by contacting Dena Pimentel at 209-996-3665. The Relay will be hosted on the football field at Escalon High School and brings together families, church congregations, businesses, and friends to spend a 24-hour period fighting back against cancer. Theme for the Relay For Life of Escalon this year is ‘holidays’ and each team will choose a holiday to use as the basis for its booth decorations. There will also be plenty of fun activities, music, fundraisers and more at the event, which is open to the community as well as those taking part on a team.