March 31, 2011
St. John’s University will host the American Cancer Society’s
College Relay for Life on April 8th in Carnesseca Arena.
Students, faculty, administrators and staff will participate in the
all-night walkathon to help raise money for the fight against
Luminarias (glowing memorials) can be purchased in honor of
loved ones and friends who have experienced cancer. The luminarias
will be placed around the walls of Carnesecca Arena. Contributions
made will save lives, help those touched by cancer and empower
people to fight back.
The opening ceremony begins at 6:45 p.m. and will be followed by
the Luminaria Ceremony and Survivor Walk at 7 p.m. The event will
continue through the night, concluding at 6 a.m. on Saturday
- What: American Cancer Society College Relay
- When: Friday, April 8th, Opening Ceremony –
6:45 p.m., Survivor Walk – 7:00 p.m.
- Where: Carnesecca Arena, St. John’s University
8000 Utopia Parkway Queens, NY 11439
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