- Category: Local News
- Published: Friday, May 03 2013 08:00
- Written by Andrielle Figueroa
The event made its first appearance in Mission at the Mission High School Tom Landry Stadium.
Community Manager Heather Marks said the relay started in 1985, and since its inception, has grown tremendously.
“There are actually 5,200 Relay for Life events held through out the nation,” Marks said. “Every single one of them has a goal to celebrate cancer survivors, to remember those lost and to fight back against cancer.”