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Relay benefits American Cancer Society Mayor David...

Relay benefits American Cancer Society

Mayor David Laurell, the Relay For Life Volunteer Committee and

the American Cancer Society are coordinating volunteers for the first

Burbank Relay For Life.


One weekend this summer, more than 1,000 Burbank residents will

take turns walking or running around a track to raise funds for

cancer research, community education, legislative advocacy and

patient service programs. Relay For Life is a 24-hour event that


empowers the community to take part in the fight against cancer while

honoring its survivors and remembering loved ones lost to the


Those interested in volunteering for the committee to plan the

event can attend the Relay Rally from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the

Burbank Discovery Shop, 500 N. Victory Blvd.

For more information, call Samantha Rosen, volunteer chairwoman,

at 841-2964 or Evelyn Silverman, relay manager, at 841-2994.


Spiritual living series begins Sunday

The Rev. Marlene Morris, senior minister of Spirit Works! Center

for Spiritual Living, will begin a seven-week series Sunday on the

“Faith in Action” experience titled “Seeding the Soul.”

Seeding the Soul With Dedication is the topic for the celebration

services at 9:15 and 11 a.m. Sunday.

Guest speaker Melanie Benson Strick will lead an interactive

workshop demonstrating how to lay the groundwork for Dedication to


Our Soul Purpose from 1 to 4 p.m. The workshop will offer exercises

on the topics Who We Are, Knowing Our Passions and Bringing It All

Together. For fee information and registration, call 848-4158. The

Spirit Works! Center is at 260 N. Pass Ave.