The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Grosse Pointe officially gets underway at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 27, when event volunteers and participants gather at The Grosse Pointe Woods Community Center, 20025 Mack Plaza, for a kickoff rally launching 2013 fundraising efforts.
Although the Relay For Life of Grosse Pointe is more than five months away, the public can attend the event.
At least nine teams have signed up for the spring event.
One in every 100 Americans participates in this global fundraising event.
The American Society observes 100 years of fighting cancer.