PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP) – The Wood County Relay For Life will be at Parkersburg City Park on Saturday, July 30, 2022. Here is the schedule of events:
Saturday July 30, 2022
3:00 p.m. Walking Track cleared of all vehicles please
4:45 – 7:00 p.m. Cancer Survivor Registration Open – Pavilion
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Cancer Survivor and Guest Dinner – Pavilion
(must have answered before 07/17/2022 for dinner) – Pavilion
5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Open Zones – So much going on! (Closed during ceremonies)
Team Check-In (Get Team Supplies) – Information at Big Cabin Shelter
Start of registration and voting of cars on the road to recovery – Information
Tickets for Cookie Trail—Information
Tickets for Inflatables – Inflatables in front of the cabin
Pampered Chef Quick Cooker Drawing Tickets – All Teams or Information
Luminaria – Luminaria shelter #7 at the pond.
Opening of the campsite fundraisers / team booth – Around the pond.
Open White Bag Raffle – For Pete’s Sake Team Camping.
Table “Messages to heaven” – In the triangle with flag and flowers.
Team Lap Counting – Lap Counting Canopy near Luminaria Vault.
Cooling Station – Next to the Tower Count Canopy near the Luminaria Shelter.
Inflatables from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. – In front of the cabin
Cake Walk All Night Long Until It’s Gone – People’s Church Team
Phone charging station—Information
Continuing announcements on FB page: Relay For Life Wood County, Parkersburg
5:15 – 5:50 A scene from Cinderella by the Actors Guild -Stage
6:00 p.m. – 6:20 p.m. Opening Ceremonies – Stage
Introductions and welcome by the master of ceremonies and the volunteer responsible for the event
Lori Ullmann, Andrew Parsons, John Chalfant and Jessica Ross
Presentation of the flag –
National Anthem – Steve Sams
Invocation – Robert Carr
Welcome – Mayor Tom Joyce
Opening remarks by the volunteer responsible for the event: Jessica Ross
American Cancer Society Mission Statement Recited: Jessica Ross, Volunteer
Grand Marshal Presented by Jessica Ross, Event Lead Vol. – Michelle Clegg
Guest Speaker – WVU Medicine at Camden Clark Medical Center
Reinnie Leavitt, director of the Cancer Center
Featured Corporate Sponsors – Lori, Andrew and John, Masters of Ceremonies
Announcement of Relay Teams – Masters of Ceremonies
6:20 p.m. to 6:50 p.m. Cancer Survivor Parade – Stage around the pond
Cancer survivors 1st round
Cancer survivors with family and caregivers 2nd round
Team Parade: All members of each team.
6:30pm – 8:30pm Car Show by Tweedle – Washington Street entrance around Pond.
7:00 p.m. – 7:15 p.m. Road to Recovery Grand Prix Race – In Front of the Stage
Any leisurely walk starts around the pond in the city park
Themed tour: Noise Makers
7:15 – 8:00 p.m. Band performance by The Edge -Stage
8:00 p.m. – 8:15 p.m. Announcements
Thematic tour: bird calls
8:15 – 9:00 p.m. Group performance by Mary Eddy and Friends – Stage
9:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Memory walk around the pond and Luminaria pre-lighting.
Solum music during a ride.
9:10 – 9:40 p.m. Band performance by PT Dabbs and JP Chandler
9:30 p.m. – 9:50 p.m. Last call to purchase Luminaria – Abri Luminaria
9:40 p.m. – 9:45 p.m. Announcements
White Bag Drawing – Winners Announced, Pick Up Item at Information
Team Drawings – Winners are announced.
9:45 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Group performance by Smith Family – Stage
10:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Luminaria Ceremony with Smith Family Singers – Stage & Pond
(All walks, fun and activities stop, gather around the pond)
10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Closing ceremony – Stage
Acknowledgements: Corporate Sponsors and Relay Teams
Rewards: the most laps covered, the most laps run, the liveliest team, the best decorated campsite,
Best Use of Theme Camping, Road to Recovery Race Winners, Road to Recovery Most
Creative Car Design, Road to Recovery People’s Choice, Road to Recovery Best use of theme car.
Preliminary fundraising total
Today we walk poem
Closing Remarks – Lori Ullmann, Jessica Ross and Carmen Hathaway Benediction by Tim Craft
Team campsites can be demolished.
Thank you, have a good trip
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