Relay for Life fights cancer June 1 & 2 at the Nevada County Fairgrounds |

Relay for Life fights cancer June 1 & 2 at the Nevada County Fairgrounds

Relay for Life hits Nevada County June 1 and 2 at the Nevada County Fairgrounds. This is an overnight community gathering that gives everyone an opportunity to fight cancer and help save lives. Teams camp out and take turns walking or running around a track or path. Because cancer never sleeps, each team is asked to have a representative on the track at all times during the overnight event and to raise a minimum of $100 each.

At Relay for Life, participants will celebrate survivors, remember loved ones lost to the disease and learn more about how to fight back against cancer. While raising much-needed funds, participants will also be raising awareness of the importance of cancer prevention, early detection, treatment and patient support.

The Tapestry Network of Nevada County (previously known as The BAM Project) is a Christian businesswomen’s organization that is providing one of the teams at this year’s Relay. It has made the commitment to have 24 women walk an hour each and the walkers’ businesses will be showcased at their tent.

With a goal of raising $3,500 in 24 hours, local author Holly LaChappell will sign her books; Amari will sign her newly released CD; A to Z will have honey for sale; M3 Mall is providing face painting and lashes; Dawn Narvaéz will provide 24 hours of notary service; and Party Time will have on sale beads, wigs and glow sticks. There will also be coffee from What’s Up Coffee. Stop by the fairgrounds to purchase any of these items as the proceeds from all sales and services will go back to Relay.

Luminaries are available as well, to donate to Relay or have a luminary madem, visit

Another way to help is to shop online at: and then use Dawn Narvaéz (team captains email); when prompted for referral email:

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