Lycoming College to host eighth annual Relay For Life

Lycoming College will host its eighth annual Relay For Life March 23-24 from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. in the College's Recreation Center. All donations will benefit the American Cancer Society.

This year's theme is Board Games. Clubs and organizations will decorate board game-themed tables and provide snacks, activities and a variety of entertainment during the 12-hour walk-a-thon. Students and faculty will compete in volleyball, minute-to-win-it games and karaoke.

Opening ceremonies begin at 6 p.m. on Friday, followed by a Survivor Ceremony at 6:30 p.m. To donate, or view a complete schedule of events, please click here. Lycoming's chapter of Colleges Against Cancer hopes to surpass last year's $28,000 in total donations with a 2012 goal of $31,000.

Founded in 1812 and celebrating its bicentennial during the 2011-12 academic year, Lycoming College is a national liberal arts and sciences school dedicated to the undergraduate education of 1,400 students. It offers 35 academic majors and is recognized as a Tier 1 institution by U.S. News & World Report. Located near the banks of the Susquehanna River in Williamsport, Pa., Lycoming is one of the 50 oldest colleges in the nation.