Sunday, April 11th, 2021


Kick-off for 2012 Relay for Life

The Planning Committee for the 2012 Relay for Life of Chesapeake hosted the official event kick-off celebration at Grassfield High School. Guests were introduced to the Olympic theme for the 2012 Relay, Going for Gold, Finding a Cure and enjoyed a banquet donated by area restaurants.


Photos courtesy of Mike McColgan

Committee Chairperson Kim Hastings made some opening remarks.

Dessert beautifully displays the 2012 theme.

The Chesapeake Fire Dept. brought out the Pink Fire Truck in support of the kick-off.

Miss United States, Ashley Smith, posed with MC for the evening, Steve Watermolen.

Honorary Chairperson and WVEC Meteorologist, Craig Moeller, enthusiastically displayed his support of the sports theme for this year's Relay Event.

Committee members welcomed guests as they arrived. From left: Jeff Barnard, William Doxey, Stacy Wells and Mollie Wilkerson.