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Annual Relay for Life steps off at Pierce Stadium in East Providence

Annual Relay for Life steps off at Pierce Stadium in East Providence

EAST PROVIDENCE — The annual American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life took place Friday evening, June 6, into Saturday afternoon, June 7, at Pierce Stadium. Hundreds of volunteers and participants, including those from one of the event’s sponsors East Providence AYSO 715, were scheduled to dedicate 18 hours to the cause of raising awareness of

Andrew Lazouras (left) presents a check to organizers of the BHS Relay for Life last weekend.

Barrington High School Relay for Life raises $74,000

A student-run Relay for Life at Barrington High School raised $74,000 for the American Cancer Society last weekend. Recent BHS graduate Molly Williams helped organize the relay as part of her senior project. She worked with a number of other students, English teacher Suzanne Pickford, and an instructor from Rocky Silva’s American Karate, Andrew Lazouras. The

Molly Williams (first row, second from left) and other Relay for Life organizers held a karaoke night fund-raiser recently.

Recent Barrington graduate still hard at work with senior project

Molly Williams, a senior at Barrington High School, graduated on Sunday, but her work at the high school is not quite finished. Molly will continue her senior project this weekend at the Barrington High School-sponsored American Cancer Society Relay for Life event. She’s working with a team of volunteers, including Barrington High School teacher Suzanne


East Providence’s Pierce Stadium hosts annual Relay for Life fundraiser

EAST PROVIDENCE — The day’s soaring temperatures were topped only by the enthusiasm and commitment to the cause of what eventually were about 300 people who gathered Saturday, June 1, for the local edition of the American Cancer Society’s annual Relay for Life fundraising event at Pierce Memorial Stadium. A total of 38 teams, comprised