Boardman Relays for 76 teams this year


The American Cancer Society’s Boardman Relay for Life announced its goals of 76 teams and $236,000 at the kickoff Tuesday for its 2013 relay.

The 24-hour event at the Boardman Center Middle School football stadium, 7410 Market St., starts at 6 p.m. May 17 and ends at

6 p.m. May 18, said Danielle Procopio, relay chairwoman. The theme this year is “Dream Big, Hope Big, Relay Big!”

The Boardman relay has raised more than $4 million for cancer research and local programs and services during its 20 years of existence, and finished second in Ohio last year in total money raised, Relay officials said.

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