Florida Keys News - Key West Citizen
Monday, February 4, 2013


Relay For Life raises money for the American Cancer Society. The final event is scheduled for April 12 and 13 at Higgs Beach in Key West.


Cancer survivors social

The American Cancer Society will host a social for cancer survivors and caregivers 2 to 5 p.m. Feb. 9 at Harpoon Harry's, 832 Caroline St. Food, happy hour drink prices and music by Din Allen. Sign up for final event. Call Patsy at 305-395-2551 or Mary at 305-849-1985.

Luminaria drive

Sales of luminaria raise money and earn "team points." They are paper bags with sand in the bottom that holds a candle to be lit at a special ceremony. Bags may be decorated with names and designs. For more information, contact Karen DeMaria at 305-393-9216 or kkdemaria@aol.com.

Survivors, caregivers will be honored

A list of cancer survivors and caregivers is being compiled to treat them to a dinner and schedule them for the "victory lap" that opens the Relay For Life ceremony in April. Call 305-849-1985.

All teams invited

All invited to team parties at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 5, March 5, and April 2. Email ctittel64@aol.com for locations.

Chairs meet

Committee chair meeting, 5:30 p.m. Feb. 21, Gato Building, 1100 Simonton St., Key West

Key West United Methodist Church

600 Eaton St.

• Feb. 9 -- Pancake breakfast and yard sale 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Drop off donated items for yard sale (no clothes, please) 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays at Jones Hall.

Keys for a Cure

Keys Federal Credit Union

3022 N. Roosevelt Blvd.

• Feb. 14 -- Valentine's Day Bake Sale

• Feb. 23 -- Car wash, 9 to 11 a.m.

• March 16 -- Car wash, 9 to 11 a.m.

Team Hot Stuff

• Feb. 1 -- Tailgate party, noon Feb. 1, Gato Building, 1100 Simonton St., $10, hamburgers, hot dogs, chips, a drink and chance to win 42-inch flat-screen TV.

• March 2 -- Disco party, 7:30 to 11:30 p.m., Mangoes, 700 Duval St. appetizers, music, dancing, door prizes, raffles, silent auction. Call Wendy at 305-394-7616 or Maribel at 305-360-1930.

Rocking Away Cancer

• Feb. 16 -- Chicken wing and chili cookoff, 200 block of Duval Street; more information to come.

Lower Keys Medical Center

• Feb. 23 -- CPR Certification, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. and 2-6 p.m., Horace O'Bryant Middle School; $25 for students, $50 for adults. Call Mary at 305-294-5535, ext. 3360.

• March 15 -- Fifth Annual Jerry Smith Memorial King and Queen of All LKMC Leprechauns Contest, Irish-themed coronation ball at Hard Rock Café. Call Les 305-294-5535, ext. 3512.

Email the time, day, date and location of Lower Keys team events to Relay For Life publicity Chairman Chris Tittel at ctittel64@aol.com.

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