North Lee Relay for Life set for Oct. 7

Event returns to traditional format with goal of $40,000


FORT MADISON - The Relay For Life of North Lee County will be held on Friday, October 7, 2022 at the Fort Madison High School track.  The event will run from 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.  The schedule of events is as follows:

  • 5-7 p.m. - BBQ Dinner provided by the Izaak Walton League of Fort Madison. Survivors and one caregiver receive their meals for free. Additional tickets can be purchased at the event or from a Relay For Life team member.
  • 7 p.m. – Recognition Ceremony for our Survivors, teams and corporate sponsors.
  • 8 p.m. – Luminaria Ceremony will be held. These can be purchased the night of the event, from a Relay For Life team member or by stopping by Group Benefit Partners during normal business hours, located at 914 Avenue G.
  • 9 p.m. – Closing Ceremony.

The event will once again be a time to celebrate our survivors, remember those we have lost to cancer and fight back by raising funds for the American Cancer Society. 

Teams will encircle the track with fundraising activities, while Dan-the-Man will be providing the musical entertainment for the evening.  Luminarias can be purchased in memory or in honor of a loved one. Pictures of the loved one can be brought to the event and hung on the fence along the track during the event.

Survivors can register for the evening by calling Missy at 319-376-4768. Teams are also encouraged to sign up online at or by calling 800-227-2345. 

This is a community event, everyone is invited to come out to the high school track to participate in the evening’s activities.  Many individual and corporate sponsors have joined in the fight against cancer with all monies raised going towards the fundraising goal of $40,000 for the American Cancer Society.  Southeast Iowa Regional Medical Center-Fort Madison is the Presenting Sponsor.

More information about the event can be found on the Relay For Life of North Lee County Facebook page. 

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