Florida Keys News - Key West Citizen
Monday, February 11, 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.

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. March 5, 19 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

Fighting Pearls

• Feb. 22 -- Mama's Black Sheep musical celebration, 7 to 10 p.m., Pearl's Key West, 525 United St.; $10 suggested donation. For more information, visit www.pearlspatio.com or www.mamasblacksheep.com.

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.

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. Contact Mary at 305-294-5531, ext. 3360, or Mary.Jackson@hma.com

• 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.

Rocking Away Cancer

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

Sheriff's Office

• March 2 -- Dance-A-Thon, 8 a.m. to noon, White Street Pier. Instructors teaching dance and Zumba.

Team Hot Stuff

• 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.

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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