Press Release

Marion’s Monsters Relay for Life team presents Family Fun Day, Vendor Expo, Community Yard Sale with Chinese Auction Raffle & Talent Show

BANGOR, Maine — Marion’s Monsters Relay for Life Team was created this year in memory of a family member that lost her battle to cancer last fall. The team consists of family and friends who are walking in memory of “Gram” as well as other family and friends who are battling or have lost their battle to Cancer.

Sundays were always a family day so in honor of Gram we have created a Family Fun Day on Sunday, April 28, 2013 from 10:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. at the Bangor VFW Hall located at 1368 Hammond Street in Bangor. This Fun Day will also feature small business vendors, community yard sale tables, a talent show that will be kicked off at 2 p.m. with Maine Humorist Gary Crocker, “Cuties Against Cancer” baby photo contest and a Chinese Auction!

Music Central DJ Services will be providing music all day long for the event and the Kenduskeag Knights Football team will be selling Hot Dogs & Burgers to raise money for their Football program! There will be crafts, games and face painting for kids, Maine Children’s Author Canaan York from Medway, Maine will be on hand with his newest book Denny Dares to Dream as well as his first book The Difference Is Jesus for purchases and signings, Eric Simonds from Saltwater Harbor Financial LLC will be offering information on financial planning, Hippy Go Lucky Hoops will have handmade hula hoops available for play and purchase, Krystal White Photography will be offering a Family Picture with a 4×6 print, members from the Katahdin Relay Team will be selling Cancer Awareness products and other vendors/consultants include: It Works, Athena’s by Jessica Carter, Pampered Chef, Visalus Sciences, Tastefully Simple, Scentsy, The Kneaded Touch, Insparations Day Spa, Thirty-One Gifts, WineShop at Home, Tranquil Therapeutic Massage, Origami Owl, Maine Gallery & Gifts, Grace Adele, Items by Charlene Childs, Timeless Treasures, Gavin’s Goodies and several yard sale tables! Raffle tickets for the auction will be on sale until 3:00 P.M. with drawings beginning at 3:15. Some auction items include: 2 tickets to a Waterfront Concert, (4) tickets to a Portland Sea Dogs Game, Rafting trip for 2 from North Country Rivers, (2) tickets to Penobscot Theater’s “Around the World in Eighty Days,” (2) Umaine Football Tickets and a variety of different baskets that will include massage and restaurant gift certificates!

The “Cuties Against Cancer” baby photo contest will kick off at this event and go to May 18th. The contest will be a vote by donation and the amount of money raised by each baby will be donated in their name to Relay for Life. The baby that raises the most will receive a ½ hour photo session & package from Krystal White Photography as well as a basket of goodies. There is no admission charge! For more information or to participate in the baby photo contest or talent show, please contact Susan Cerini at 207-217-3408.