Relay for Life in Millinocket Friday 

Wayne Harvey

Cancer survivors are among the folks who will be walking in Millinocket next weekend to benefit cancer programs.It’s year two for the the Katahdin Region Relay For Life.It starts with opening ceremonies and the survivor’s lap at six Friday night and will last until closing ceremonies at noon on Saturday.Last year two dozen teams raised more than 18-thousand dollars.225 People were part of the relay…25 Of them people who survived cancer…The goal is to do even better this year according to the event organizer Margo Stevens. “Yeah it is to have more participants to have more survivors, to increase our fundraising money that we make and all of it stays right here in maine so that’s really important.”Part of the goal is already met because 26 teams are signed up this year, but you can still sign up a team or make a donation by logging on to their website. of the proceeds stay local.