The Daily Eastern News

Kickball tournament to raise funds for cancer research

Liz Stephens, City Reporter

March 28, 2017

Eastern’s chapter of Colleges Against Cancer will host the 2017 Relay For Life kickball tournament from 6 to 9:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 6 in McAfee Gym. The deadline for pre-registration for teams is this Thursday but may be extended until Monday if necessary. The Relay for Life proceeds will...

Relay For Life to host ‘Spook-Tacular Bowl-A-Thon” fundraiser

Staff Report

October 10, 2016

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Coles County will host two “Spook-Tacular Bowl-A-Thon” fundraisers to fight cancer on Friday, Oct. 21 and Saturday, Oct. 22 at the Mattoon Lanes Bowling Alley. According to the press release, there will be a “family friendly” costume contest where...

Eastern students unite colleges against cancer

Members of the Colleges Against Cancer organization pose for a photo after participating in their Relay for Life event last year on April 12, 2015.

Lynnsey Veach, City Editor

January 24, 2016

Through fundraising and events, Colleges Against Cancer has established a presence on campus in the hope of making a world without cancer. Colleges Against Cancer is a registered student organization on campus and part of a national collaboration of college students, faculty, and staff dedicated to...

Relay for Life committee to meet Monday

Mackenzie Freund, Online Producer

January 14, 2016

With the Coles County Relay for Life scheduled for Aug. 20, The American Cancer Society is starting to get down to plan the relay. Jason Wyatt, the publicity and sponsorship chair for Relay for Life Coles County, sent out a press release, which said a committee will be meeting on Jan. 18 to begin...

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