RFL Training Plan: Best Meeting Ever

Have you ever walked into a Relay For Life meeting knowing you would spend the next hour bored out of your mind or playing around on your phone? Or have you ever walked out of that same meeting not understanding the point of the meeting and wondering why you couldn’t have just read an email? Putting together a great Relay For Life event takes time, energy, and manpower - don’t waste any of those by having crappy meetings! Read on to learn more about hosting good meetings and delegating effectively!

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Why I Relay: Alexis' Story

As a seventeen year old, the way you look, what you wear, how you are presenting yourself and who your friends are, is a very essential part of your teenager years. For me, having a cosmetic surgery done to remove a wart from behind my left ear on my head was essential to me. The way classmates looked at me and teased me for having such an ugly mark on the back of my head, resulted in getting it removed in August 2008. Two weeks later, I went back to get a larger part removed.

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RFL Training Plan: ELT "Event Loving Team"

Creating connections, bonds and friendships within your campus’ Event Leadership Team is a vital step in establishing accountability and open lines of communication between team members. Intentional bonding is one fun way to accomplish this goal. Whether that bonding be decorating cupcakes, going to a ropes course, or just meeting for a day to set goals and to get to know each other, bonding is a great way to establish friendships and trust that may not otherwise occur on their own.

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RFL Training Plan: Mission Integration

RFL Training Plan: Mission Integration

In the end, all we do for the American Cancer Society revolves around…... MISSION. 

As Relayers, everything we do, everything we fight for, everything we believe in, stems from the heart and soul of the American Cancer Society’s mission statement. “Save lives, celebrate lives, and lead the fight for a world without cancer” is the common goal that we’re all working towards.

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RFL Training Plan: Calendar Tool

RFL Training Plan: Calendar Tool

It’s the last week of August. You’re moving, you’re starting classes, you’re buying books, and as CAC President or Relay Event Lead, you’re trying to figure out how you’re going to plan the year of meetings and events around your schedule, your committee’s schedule, and the campus schedule. Ughhhhh. 

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Campus FAQ's: Saying "Thank You"

Campus FAQ's: Saying "Thank You"

YOU DID IT!! This Relay season rocked – all the hours spent planning, writing, meeting, drawing, e-mailing, building, hanging posters, talking, and fundraising paid off one night this spring at your Relay For Life event. Maybe this one was the biggest one in the history of your event or maybe it was a great year to try something new and innovative! Either way, the work you did this year made a huge difference in the American Cancer Society’s work to defeat cancer. But what now?

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Spring 2017 Awards Report

Spring 2017 Awards Report

Happy Spring Campus Relayers!

As your event and school years are wrapping up, we want to encourage you to take the time to enter yourselves in the running for Spring Awards! You all have accomplished so many incredible, impactful achievements this year, and you deserve to be recognized! Among specific awards that look for your dedication to Cancer Education, fundraising, marketing, and more, every single campus has the opportunity to be recognized as a Leader of Hope!

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