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Kick-off event is Nov. 17 at Sierra High
Manteca Relay event chair Ayla Fleming, center, helps tie purple ribbons in downtown Manteca as part of Saturday’s effort to get the word out for the Relay for Life kick-off event on Wednesday, Nov. 17, at the Sierra High cafeteria, - photo by HIME ROMERO
The kick-off event for the 2011 Manteca Relay for Life is set for Wednesday, Nov. 17, at the Sierra High cafeteria, 1700 Thomas St., starting at 7 p.m.

The 24-hour event that raises funds for the American Cancer society in its bid to find a cure for cancer takes place on April 30 and May 1 at the Sierra High track.

The kick-off event will provide information on how to organize teams of 10 to 15 participants and what to expect at the Relay for Life.

For more information or to form a team contact either Misty Peters at (456-7472) or Dee Dee Dutra at (482-0531).