Check out the Winchester Patch 5 Things column for Wednesday, Feb. 6.
Here is the Winchester Patch 5 Things column for Wednesday, Feb. 6: 1. Cold day: There is a chance of snow in the morning, with clouds tapering off and temperatures peaking at about 39 on Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service's forecast for Winchester. Temperatures drop to a low of about 12 at night, according to the forecast. 2. Relay for Life: There will be a Relay for Life kick-off event in Winchester at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Jenks Center. 3. Trivia Bee: Don't miss the annual Winchester Foundation for Educational Excellence Trivia Bee at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Winchester Town Hall. 4. In case you missed it: Check out the Winchester Police log. 5. Social media push: We're looking to reach 1,000 "likers" of our Facebook …
The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Winchester will kick off at 6 p.m. Saturday at Skillings Field.
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Thursday, June 14, 2012
Walkers will go around the clock in the battle against cancer when the first American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Winchester gets underway with teams of residents gathering at Skillings Field on Saturday at 6 p.m. Relay For Life events are held overnight as individuals and teams camp out at an athletic track, park or other gathering area, with the goal of keeping at least one team member on the track or pathway at all times throughout the evening. Teams do most of their fundraising prior to the event, but some teams also hold creative fundraisers at their camp sites during Relay. Relay brings together friends, families, businesses, hospitals, schools, faith-based groups – people from all walks of life – all aimed at furthering the …