On Saturday, July 30 and Sunday, July 31, 2011 Hollywood residents, families, friends, elected politicians and celebrities are expected to be part of the American Cancer Society’s second annual Relay For Life of Hollywood. To welcome all the participants will be Steven Whiddon, event chair and Mitch O’Farrell, Co-chair.
Per event organizers team members will be armed with tents and sleeping bags, which will gather at Helen Bernstein High School on Saturday, July 30, 2011 at 9:00 a.m. for an overnight campout against cancer. Helen Bernstein High School is located at 1309 N Wilton Pl in Los Angeles, CA. After soliciting pledges from friends, family, neighbors and colleagues, participants take turns walking or running around the track, join fun activities off the track, and share their experiences of courage, hope, and inspiration with each other. Because cancer never sleeps, Relays are overnight events to pay homage to all the courageous people affected by cancer.
Per Steven Yamin at Conscience Entertainment Group some of the expected celebrities to attend are: Jayson Blair (The Hard Times of RJ Berger), Ashley Argota (True Jackson, VP), Brandon Molale (True Blood), Lorielle New (Grindhouse), Julie Berman (General Hospital), Lisa LoCicero (General Hospital), Nancy Lee Grahn (General Hospital), George Gray (The Price is Right Host), Isabella Rae Thomas (Brothers and Sisters), Catalina Rodriguez (Cougars, Inc.), Jessica Hall (Deal or No Deal), Zachary Alexander Rice (VW Piñata Boy), Reginald C. Hayes (Girlfriends), Danny Arroyo (Lethal Weapon 4), Zach Callison (Hannah Montana), Jennessa Rose (Glee 3D),Setorii Pond (The Hills), Julianna Rose (Glee 3D), Jason Rosell (Fortune), Athena Eleanor Ripka (Law & Order: Special Victims Unit), Derek Bloom (Prank Stars), Mark Valinsky (Hancock), Lawrence Zarian (Nip/Tuck), Temara Melek (singer/songwriter), Danika Yarosh (Billy Elliot on Broadway), Herman Chan (House Hunters) and many more.
Event Activities Schedule:
Relay For Life of Hollywood: Saturday, July 30 to Sunday, July 31, 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Opening Ceremony: Saturday, July 30, 9:00 a.m.
Survivors Lap: Saturday, July 30, 9:30 a.m.
Luminaria Ceremony: Saturday, July 30, 9:00 p.m.
Fight Back/Closing Ceremony: Sunday, July 31, 8:30 a.m.
About The American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life: The American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life is a life-changing, family-oriented community event that celebrates the lives of those who have battled cancer, remembers loved ones lost, and empowers individuals and communities to fight back against a disease that affects so many. For more information: visit www.RelayForLife.org/hollywoodca
Sources: American Cancer Society, Inc & Conscience Entertainment Group