Forest Lake Relay for Life planning kicks off

Forest Lake Area Relay For Life will begin planning its 20th annual relay with a meeting at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 15 at Forest Hills United Methodist Church in Forest Lake. Anyone interested in being a captain of a fundraising team or helping with planning the relay this year should attend.

Teams consist of 6-15 members who each commit to raise a minimum of $150 leading up to the Aug. 2 relay held at the high school track. Those who wish not to be on a team but still want to donate to the local effort can do so at

Relay For Life is the signature fundraising event for the American Cancer Society. Forest Lake Area Relay For Life has raised over $2.2 million for research, education, advocacy and services to patients and families coping with cancer.