Relay for Life

Why I Relay, Trey’s Team – Joe Nash

June 14, 2016

Trey Miranda was a young man who possessed the ability to unify the entire community of Wareham. Known to many, Trey was an avid sports fan who loved to give his best friends a hard time. Beyond this, Trey was a 17 year-old boy who supported everyone in their endeavors, regardless of who they were … Continue reading Why I Relay, Trey’s Team – Joe Nash




Why I Relay – Pam Burns

June 7, 2016

I am walking for Relay of Life for several reasons. My nana died from cancer when I was 12 years old. That was my first experience with death and at an impressionable age did not really know how to deal with it. I miss her to this day. Now in my fifties it feels like … Continue reading Why I Relay – Pam Burns




Why I Relay – Carol Strickland

June 2, 2016

Every single person knows of someone that is close to them that has been affected by cancer. Cancer is hard on all, not just the patient. We must remember the caregivers that relinquish a lot of their time to help the cancer patient. Fifteen years ago I lost my dad. Not to cancer specifically but … Continue reading Why I Relay – Carol Strickland




My Reason to Relay – Melissa Corbett

May 27, 2016

Nowadays, we are all touched by cancer in some way – a grandparent, a spouse, a friend. It is so difficult to watch our loved ones’ health deteriorate and feel helpless, but every once in a while, we are given the chance to be a part of a life-saving miracle. This is my story: In … Continue reading My Reason to Relay – Melissa Corbett




Why I Relay – Marie Garrity

May 20, 2016

Like most, I know several people who have or have had cancer. Chrissy, Kristine, Margaret, Cindy, Bob, Helen, just to name a few. As an employee at the Y, I met dozens of cancer survivors who participated in the Livestrong at the Y program. But it really hit close to home a couple years ago. … Continue reading Why I Relay – Marie Garrity




My Reason to Relay

May 16, 2016

Cancer does not discriminate – from elderly to infancy, and everyone in between. At one time or another it has touched you, I know it surely has touched me. Relay for Life is not just an excuse to pull an all-nighter or get in some extra exercise around the track. It is celebrating those who … Continue reading My Reason to Relay