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Relay For Life Itinerary

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Friday, July 12, 2013by Courtney

4:00      M/C Welcome/ Grounds open and team fundraising begins

           Youth games begin in the center track

4:30   Team Captain huddle at the main stage----- 100th Birthday Picture

5:00 Accounting opens

5:15 Cayla’s Power Tumbling Performance

5:50 Hush Angels travel the grounds to prepare for Opening Ceremony

6:00 Opening Ceremony begins

Invocation by –  Tyler Sterchi

Kickoff speech by Ron Mietzner and Alecia Luebbe

National Anthem performed by Kelsey Beard

Presenting of the colors by Effingham VFW Post #1769 and VFW Ladies Auxillary Post #1769

Big Flag Presented by Effingham Elks Lodge # 1016 along with American Legion Post  #120

Welcome from Teutopolis Mayor Greg Hess

Survivor Speaker – LeAnn Schroeder

Closing comments by Ron Meitzner

6:40 Specialty Laps Begin

Survivor Lap (With Light of Hope)

Caregiver Lap

Team Laps – in order as announced

6:50 Pageant line up by main stage

6:55 1st Silent Auction begins

7:00 Little Miss/Junior Miss Pageant

Each contestant is announced with a brief bio

Pageant winners crowned 
7:30   Fight Back Ceremony

           Fight Back Speaker – Dr. Boyajian

8:00    Kesley Beard Performance on Main Stage

8:15    1st Silent Auction Ends—

8:30  Bark for Life Announcements –

8:35 Hush Angels roam the grounds to prepare for Luminaria Ceremony

9:00 Luminaria Ceremony

Speaker –

Reading of the names

Silent Lap lead by Bagpiper Paul Hinson

9:45 2nd Silent Auction Begins—

100th Birthday Celebration Lap

10:00Andy Rueter Performance

11:00 Frozen T-shirt Contest

11:11 2nd Silent Auction Ends

11:30 Josh Koester Performance

12:00 a.m.  Accounting Closes

1:00 a.m.  Zumba

5:00 a.m. Clean up Begins

5:30 a.m. Closing Ceremony

Light of Hope is extinguished until 2014 Relay