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Relay For Life to celebrate 25th anniversary in NR

The New Richmond Relay for Life will celebrate its 25th anniversary during in June with a dance party: Dancin' Through the Decades. The organization expects to see costumes and decorations from the 50's, 60's, 70's and 80's all the way to 2018.

The event is set for June 8-9, with many fundraising opportunities and recognition events beforehand.

A Relay Kick-off meeting is set for Monday, Feb. 26, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Westfields Hospital Conference Center. All who are interested in learning more on how to make a difference in the fight against cancer are welcome to attend. And since this is our 25th anniversary, Relay is inviting former team members to celebrate 25 years of saving lives and working towards a cure.

"Whether you're a survivor, caregiver, family member, friend, or team member, Relay for Life gives participants an opportunity to come together as a community to celebrate, remember, and fight back against a disease that touches us all. It's an opportunity for community members to come together for the common cause and goal of someday ending cancer," said event publicity chair Jill Foster.

To register a team or donate go to For questions, contact Event Lead Patty Berger at 715-222-0376 (call or text) or email