Elgort breaks personal record at Relay For Life

April 15 marked many milestones for participants of the 2016 Mesquite Relay For Life at the Virgin Valley High School Track. For Mesquite resident and prostate cancer survivor Gary Elgort, it was personal. An 18-year survivor, Elgort set out to break … [Read more...]

Relay for Life Schedule

RELAY FOR LIFE 2016 SCHEDULE Friday, April 15: 5 p.m. - Survivor Reception / Registration begins 6 p.m. - Opening Ceremony/Survivor & Caregiver Laps/Silent Auction and Raffle Begin (Items include: Golf and restaurant certificates to … [Read more...]

Seeing both sides

Sun City Mesquite resident Diane Vysinka is no stranger to cancer. She had cared for her mother years ago when she was diagnosed with lung cancer. For two years, Diane raised her two children, worked a full-time job and cared for her … [Read more...]

Relay for LIfe-Susan Mongalier, Cancer Survivor.

By Susan Mongalier   Last year, was my first year attending and volunteering at the Relay for Life. I was prompted to join the Wolf Gang, as I work at Wolf Creek, and I am a breast cancer survivor. I helped out with the fund-raising and … [Read more...]

Relay for Life-Priss Steelman, Cancer Survivor.

My Name is Priss Steelman and I am a Sun City Cancer Survivor team member for the 2016 Relay for Life.  I have participated in Relay for Life for two years, and look forward to the event wherever I am.  Last summer I participated in Relay for Life in … [Read more...]

Twice a cancer survivor

I’ve survived cancer twice.   My first battle was in 1997 when I was stationed in the Philippine Islands at Clark Air Base. I distinctly remember the phone call from the nurse saying she needed to talk to me soon.   I held the phone in my hand … [Read more...]

Cancer eventually comes around

I went 34 years without being touched by cancer. I did have an aunt who passed away from breast cancer, but we weren't that close so it didn't really impact me. My brother had encountered melanoma cancer, but he survived it. To me, that didn't … [Read more...]

Why I Relay

By Jeff Powell I Relay for a number of reasons. I'm a cancer survivor. I have many family and friends touched by cancer. I've seen far too many loved ones pass away from cancer. Cancer needs to be cured and Relay is the single best way to fund … [Read more...]

Why I Relay

By Jesselyn Bickley Cancer: It’s one of the ugliest things I’ve ever seen. It takes many forms and assesses its aggressiveness differently on each victim. Some people beat cancer down but are not left without scars from their battle. Some … [Read more...]

Relay for Life Luminaries

Picture this: the sun is setting over Mesquite on April 15 and hundreds of white luminaria bags light up the Virgin Valley High School track during Relay For Life. People sit near a particular bag, remembering a loved one who lost their battle to … [Read more...]