St. James Relay for Life unwraps host of holiday events

Published 12:01 am Wednesday, November 18, 2015

LUTCHER — The St. James Parish Relay for Life has several holiday events planned in the upcoming weeks to raise money for the American Cancer Society and to celebrate those who have battled cancer.

The annual Holiday Survivor’s Social is planned from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the North Vacherie Fire Station. Survivors are welcome to bring a guest, and attendees can bring a generic, wrapped $10 gift for a game. RSVP by today to Survivor Lead Pam Thibodaux by calling 985-446-5754 or emailing

The Relay Leadership Team also invites parents and grandparents to sign their little ones up for “Letters from Santa.”

Contact a local Relay Team to get a form, fill it out with personalized information about your child and make a $5 donation. The second annual Love Lights a Tree has been scheduled at 6 p.m. Dec. 3 at the St. James Parish Welcome Center. Ornaments “in memory of” or “in honor of” can be dedication.

Ornaments are $10 and can be picked up after Dec. 31. For more information, call 985-446-5754 or email

The 2016 Relay for Life Event is scheduled April 16 at Lutcher Park from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. To find out more about Relay for Life or the American Cancer Society, call 1-800-ACS-2345 or visit

For more information in getting involved in the St. James Parish Relay, email Leadership Chair Lindsay Chauvin at Stay updated on the latest Relay happenings and fundraisers by liking Relay for Life of St. James on Facebook.