Thursday, April 25, 2013
Preakness Restaurant will donate 20 percent of proceeds of sales to Relay for Life next week.
A group of high school students has teamed up with Preakness Restaurant to raise money for The American Cancer Society (ACS). Between April 28 and May 4, 20 percent of the proceeds from Preakness Restaurant will be donated the Pokemon: Gotta Cure Em’ All Team that is walking in the annual Relay for Life. Students from both high schools are members of the team. Customers must bring in the attached flyer in order for the funds to be donated. Relay for Life is an annual walk that raises thousands of dollars for the ACS. Thousands of people walk around the track at Wayne Valley High School all day and all night. Wayne high school students organize, publicize, and run the event. More than $90,000 was donated last year. Preakness Restaurant is …
Monday, March 25, 2013
Team from Wayne Valley High School will be selling bracelets during lunch periods.
Kevin Hughes’ Relay for Life team, Keep Calm and Cure On 2013, is selling bracelets this week at Wayne Valley High School. Proceeds from the sale will go the American Cancer Society. Relay for Life is an annual student-run event that raises money for ACS. The all-night fundraiser held at Wayne Valley. Hundreds of participants walk the track at the school in memory of those who have been killed by cancer and for those who continue to battle the disease. The bracelets will be sold during the three lunch periods through Thursday; they cost $3 each. Lunch is held from 10:30 a.m. to 12:44 p.m. Schools are closed for Good Friday. Hughes’ team has already raised nearly $3,400 for ACS this year. The Wayne Relay for Life event generated more than…
Thursday, March 7, 2013
Kevin Hughes and others for one of this year's Relay for Life teams will sell bracelets at Wayne Valley High School. Relay for Life is a annual event that raises money for the American Cancer Society.
Kevin Hughes is at it again. Hughes, a Wayne Valley High School student, and members of his Relay for Life team will sell bracelets to help raise money for the American Cancer Society. Hughes’ Keep Calm and Cure On 2013 team will attempt to sell 300 red bracelets at Wayne Valley March 25 to 29 as part of their Relay for Life work. Courtney and Kelly Ross and Carly Struyk are the team captains. “It’s in my blood. Volunteering, being a leader, and saving lives is who I am and now that I have finished one project, I’m expecting a great turnout for this one,” Hughes said. “There’s no greater satisfaction in life than helping someone or knowing that you are contributing to saving lives.” Hughes’ team has already raised more than $2,300. Relay …
Monday, March 4, 2013
Here is a look ahead to what you'll find on Wayne Patch this week.
Here’s some of the stories you will find on Wayne Patch this week: The council is also expected to issue a proclamation regarding Richard Corsetto. Corsetto was inducted into the National Junior College Athletic Association Basketball Hall of Fame. If you have a suggestion for a story, please e-mail editor Daniel Hubbard at: firstname.lastname@example.org or call him at 973-987-7049. — Have a question or news tip? Contact editor Daniel Hubbard at Daniel.Hubbard@patch.com or find us on Facebook and Twitter. For news straight to your inbox, sign up for our daily newsletter.
Sunday, May 20, 2012
Here is a recap of stories that were on Wayne Patch this week.
Here is a sample of some of the top stories that were on Wayne Patch this week. Principals of Anthony Wayne Middle School and Lafayette Elementary School were hired and the district’s coaches will have a new boss next year with the creation of the new position of district athletic director. Residents and leaders of various athletic organizations expressed their displeasure with the Board of Education regarding a revised policy the Board of Education approved in April that requires local community organizations to pay fees to use district-owned facilities, including sports fields. Kevin Olsen, a nationally-recruited quarterback at Wayne Hills High School, posted on Twitter that he will attend the University of Miami, the alma mater of his …
Sunday, May 13, 2012
More than 800 participants walk around the track at Wayne Valley High School Saturday afternoon into Sunday night as part of the annual Relay for Life. The event raises money for the American Cancer Society.
Hundreds of people walked. Some walked in memory of a loved one or friend. Others walked for themselves. Regardless of who they were there for, the message they sent was clear: a cure for cancer must, and will, be found soon. The annual Relay for Life walk kicked off Saturday afternoon. The annual event held at Wayne Valley High School drew cancer survivors, patients, and their families to a common place to encourage, support, and love each other. They walked around the track all afternoon and night. The event was scheduled to end at 6 a.m. “It’s a celebration of life,” said Christine Lai, 19. Lai was diagnosed with skin cancer when she was in junior high. The cancer was detected early enough and removed. Lai gets tested every year. “…
Friday, May 11, 2012
Annual event has raised more than $84,000. Cancer survivors and caregivers will be honored prior to start of the event. Hundreds of people will walk all night in memory of those who died and for those who battle against cancer everyday.
Hundreds of attendees are expected to descend on Wayne Valley High School this weekend for the annual Relay for Life. Cancer victims and survivors will kick off the event that will stretch from Saturday afternoon to 6 a.m. Sunday morning. People will walk around the track all night to symbolize the never-ending fight that cancer victims and their families and friends must endure. Residents are free to attend the event throughout the afternoon and evening. High school students run and organize the event. People may start arriving at the event at 2 p.m. In a change to this year’s ceremony, caregivers of those with cancer will be honored at the start of the event. The opening ceremony will begin at 4 p.m. A special survivors ceremony will be …
Monday, May 7, 2012
Here is a sample of what we're working on this week for Wayne Patch.
Here is a sample of what you’ll find this week on Wayne Parch. Lowell and Baltierra are cast members of MTV’s “16 and Pregnant.” They are parents of 2-year-old Carly. They placed Carly up for adoption after she was born. The engaged coupled will talk about unplanned pregnancy and adoption. They worked with Bethany Christian Services, a national family preservation and adoption agency, to find adoptive parents for Carly. The appearances will be held from 7:30 to 9 p.m. on Thursday and 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday. For more information, or to reserve a spot, call Bethany at 201-258-3813. Hundreds of cancer survivors, their families and friends attend the event. They will walk around the jogging track all afternoon and all night to honor …
Thursday, April 26, 2012
Dozens of students organizing annual Relay for Life walk.
Taylor Crossnohere began talking about her mother Maureen and tears welled up in her eyes. “She was such an outgoing fun person,” Crossnohere said as her friends wrapped their arms around her. “I miss her, but I guess I’m not as alone as I once thought.” Maureen died in November 2010 from lymphoma. Crossnoher is one of the co-chairs of the sixth annual Relay for Life. The overnight event raises money for the American Cancer Society. “I’ve made so many friends who have lost their mothers to cancer, you can relate to one another and help each other,” Crossnohere said. Cancer survivors and their families and friends, will gather at Wayne Valley High School on May 12. They will walk around the jogging track all afternoon and night to honor the…
Establishment will donate 15 percent of sales beginning Saturday.
Preakness Diner & Restaurant will donate a percentage of attendee's bills beginning Saturday to Wayne's Relay for Life initative. From Saturday, April 28 to Saturday, May 5, the restaurant will donate 15 percent of patrons' bills to Relay for Life. Relay for Life is an annual event held at Wayne Valley High School on May 12 from 2 p.m. to 6 a.m. on May 13. Relay for Life is a nationwide fundraising effort from the American Cancer Society. Those going to the restaurant must bring a copy of the attached flyer in order for funds to be donated.