Cancer awareness day set for Saturday

Published 9:44 pm Wednesday, April 2, 2014

The annual C. Faye Tillery Community Cancer Awareness Day will take place this Saturday.

The event commemorates the life of Carole “Faye” Tillery, who was a Parks and Recreation employee in the city until her battle with cervical cancer ended in 1998, at age 37.

Proceeds of the event go to Suffolk Relay For Life. It will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the East Suffolk Recreation Center, 138 S. Sixth St.

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Activities will include youth and adult basketball games, contests, raffles and free food. Information on cancer prevention and detection will also be available.

For more information, call 514-7150.