Schedule for 2019 Relay for Life


Published on July 11 2019 2:07 pm
Last Updated on July 11 2019 2:07 pm
Written by Greg Sapp

The 2019 Relay for Life for Effingham County is set for Friday night at Teutopolis Junior High School.

The event is sponsored by the American Cancer Society to support the fight against cancer.

Here's the schedule for this year's Relay:

5:00 PM: Opening Ceremonies

• Invocation by Tyler Sterchi from New Hope Church

• Nation Anthem – Samantha Tolch & Blaine Niebrugge

• Presenting Colors – Effingham VFW Post #1769, Effingham American Legion Post #120, DAV Chapter 7

• Survivor Speaker – Brad Robards with Caregiver Speaker Jenny Robards

• 1st Silent Auction Begins

6:00 PM: Survivor Ceremony & Survivor Lap

• Team Lap

6:45 PM: Fight Back Ceremony

• Special performance by Laila Smith

6:55 PM: Sponsor Recognition

7:00 PM: Andy Avery (Live Performance 7:00-9:00)

7:05 Cayla’s Stars– Cayla’s Power Tumbling Cheer & Dance Center

• Performance by the Silent Auction Tent area

8:00 PM:

• Luminaria Sales End

• 1st Silent Auction Ends

8:30 PM: Team Lap

9:00 PM: Luminaria Ceremony

9:30 PM: The Kick (Live Performance 9:30-11:00)

• 2nd Silent Auction Begins

10:00 P.M: Theme Lap

• Glow Lap sponsored by Heartland Dental

11:00 PM:

• 2nd Silent Auction Ends

12:00 AM: Late Night Games Begin

• Photo Scavenger Hunt – 12:00 am

• Bags Tournament – 1:00 am

• Sponge Toss – 2:00 am

3:00 AM: Closing Ceremonies

A reminder that you can still purchase luminaria in honor or in memory of those who have battled or are battling cancer at our studios at Fayette and Willow. Stop by anytime between 8am and 3pm on Friday.