Relay for Life gives cancer survivors red carpet

Emanuel Regional Cancer Services invites cancer survivors to a red-carpet première celebration of Relay for Life.

The free event, with a movie première theme, is set for 7 p.m. March 23 at Emanuel Medical Plaza, 880 E. Tuolumne Road, Turlock.

The evening's festivities will include entertainment, desserts, prizes and Relay for Life T-shirts for survivors. Cancer survivors and their guests are encouraged to RSVP by Friday by calling 664-2434 or e-mailing

The reception kicks off Turlock's Relay for Life activities, culminating May 1-2 with a 24-hour American Cancer Society fund-raiser at Dutcher School.