Last Updated on March 20, 2022 by Relay for Life of Miami-Cass County

Peru, IN  -The American Cancer Society Relay for Life is seeking vendors and/or sponsors for its Miami and Cass County – walkers, cancer survivors, caregivers, community leaders, anyone wanting to make a difference organizes and recruits fundraising teams, garner community support, coordinate logistics, seek refreshments and prizes, plan entertainment and lend a hand to ensure the success of the 2022 event, but we also need vendors/sponsors to make this event possible! Relay For Life is a truly unique experience which unites communities to finish the fight against cancer. Volunteer support is crucial to the event and will help the American Cancer Society create a world with less cancer and more birthdays.

The next Relay meeting will be held on March 27th at 2:00pm in Peru, please reach out to Carrie for details. The meeting will continue the planning process for the community’s Relay for Life event, which supports the mission of the American Cancer Society to save lives by helping people stay well, by helping people get well, by finding cures and by fighting back against the disease. You do not have to attend the meeting, but you are welcome to, if you want to find out more detailed information for yourself/your business.

This Relay for Life event will be held from 10 a.m. until 10 p.m. on May 21st, (at Maconaquah Park) as individuals and teams camp out at an athletic track, park, or fairground, with the goal of keeping at least one team member on the track or pathway at all times. Teams do most of their fundraising prior to the event, but some teams also hold creative fundraisers at their camp sites at the event. Relay For Life brings together friends, families, businesses, hospitals, schools, faith-based groups . . . people from all walks of life – all aimed at celebrating the lives of those who have had cancer, remembering those lost, and fighting back against the disease.

If you would like to be a vendor or sponsor the Relay for Life of Miami-Cass County in some way, or even participate as a volunteer or team participant, a survivor, or join the event leadership team, contact Carrie Young or 765.469.0612 or visit or Nikki Malott (entertainment chair) at

The American Cancer Society saves lives and creates more birthdays by helping people stay well, by helping people get well, by finding cures and by fighting back. For more information, contact the American Cancer Society at 1-800-227-2345 or visit us at

SOURCE: News release from Relay for Life of Miami-Cass County