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Wood County Relay For Life at Parkersburg City Park on July 30, 2022


PARKERSBOURG, W.Va. (WTAP) – The Wood County Relay For Life will be at Parkersburg City Park on Saturday, July 30, 2022. Here’s the schedule of events:

Saturday July 30, 2022

3:00 p.m. Walking Track cleared of all vehicles please

4:45 – 7:00 p.m. Cancer Survivor Registration Open – Pavilion

5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Cancer Survivor and Guest Dinner – Pavilion

(must have answered before 07/17/2022 for dinner) – Pavilion

5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Open Zones – So much going on! (Closed during ceremonies)

Team Check-In (Get Team Supplies) – Information at Big Cabin Shelter

Start of registration and voting of cars on the road to recovery – Information

Tickets for Cookie Trail—Information

Tickets for Inflatables – Inflatables in front of the cabin

Pampered Chef Quick Cooker Drawing Tickets – All Teams or Information

Luminaria – Luminaria shelter #7 at the pond.

Opening of the campsite fundraisers / team booth – Around the pond.

Open White Bag Raffle – For Pete’s Sake Team Camping.

Table “Messages to heaven” – In the triangle with flag and flowers.

Team Lap Counting – Lap Counting Canopy near Luminaria Vault.

Cooling Station – Next to the Tower Count Canopy near the Luminaria Shelter.

Inflatables from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. – In front of the cabin

Cake Walk All Night Long Until It’s Gone – People’s Church Team

Phone charging station—Information

Continuing announcements on FB page: Relay For Life Wood County, Parkersburg

5:15 – 5:50 A scene from Cinderella by the Actors Guild -Stage

6:00 p.m. – 6:20 p.m. Opening Ceremonies – Stage

Introductions and welcome by the master of ceremonies and the volunteer responsible for the event

Lori Ullmann, Andrew Parsons, John Chalfant and Jessica Ross

Presentation of the flag –

National Anthem – Steve Sams

Invocation – Robert Carr

Welcome – Mayor Tom Joyce

Opening remarks by the volunteer responsible for the event: Jessica Ross

American Cancer Society Mission Statement Recited: Jessica Ross, Volunteer

Grand Marshal Presented by Jessica Ross, Event Lead Vol. – Michelle Clegg

Guest Speaker – WVU Medicine at Camden Clark Medical Center

Reinnie Leavitt, director of the Cancer Center

Featured Corporate Sponsors – Lori, Andrew and John, Masters of Ceremonies

Announcement of Relay Teams – Masters of Ceremonies

6:20 p.m. to 6:50 p.m. Cancer Survivor Parade – Stage around the pond

Cancer survivors 1st round

Cancer survivors with family and caregivers 2nd round

Team Parade: All members of each team.

6:30pm – 8:30pm Car Show by Tweedle – Washington Street entrance around Pond.


7:00 p.m. – 7:15 p.m. Road to Recovery Grand Prix Race – In Front of the Stage

Any leisurely walk starts around the pond in the city park

Themed tour: Noise Makers

7:15 – 8:00 p.m. Band performance by The Edge -Stage

8:00 p.m. – 8:15 p.m. Announcements

Thematic tour: bird calls

8:15 – 9:00 p.m. Group performance by Mary Eddy and Friends – Stage

9:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Memory walk around the pond and Luminaria pre-lighting.

Solum music during a ride.

9:10 – 9:40 p.m. Band performance by PT Dabbs and JP Chandler

9:30 p.m. – 9:50 p.m. Last call to purchase Luminaria – Abri Luminaria

9:40 p.m. – 9:45 p.m. Announcements

White Bag Drawing – Winners Announced, Pick Up Item at Information

Team Drawings – Winners are announced.

9:45 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Group performance by Smith Family – Stage

10:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Luminaria Ceremony with Smith Family Singers – Stage & Pond

(All walks, fun and activities stop, gather around the pond)

10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Closing ceremony – Stage

All designs

General Announcements

Acknowledgements: Corporate Sponsors and Relay Teams

Rewards: the most laps covered, the most laps run, the liveliest team, the best decorated campsite,

Best Use of Theme Camping, Road to Recovery Race Winners, Road to Recovery Most

Creative Car Design, Road to Recovery People’s Choice, Road to Recovery Best use of theme car.

Preliminary fundraising total

Today we walk poem

Closing Remarks – Lori Ullmann, Jessica Ross and Carmen Hathaway Benediction by Tim Craft

Team campsites can be demolished.

Thank you, have a good trip

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