Relay for Life

Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Danielle King cradles her son Jaxon King, 3, while walking  with an umbrella decorated for the various types of cancer during the 2013 Relay for Life in Ascension. This year's event starts at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center's 4-H building.
Advocate staff photo by ADAM LAU -- Danielle King cradles her son Jaxon King, 3, while walking with an umbrella decorated for the various types of cancer during the 2013 Relay for Life in Ascension. This year's event starts at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center's 4-H building.

32 teams turn out to raise funds in fight against cancer

Teams gathered Saturday for the annual Ascension Relay for Life at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center. Hundreds of volunteers representing more than 32 teams sold food, hosted games and walked for 12 hours to raise funds for the American Cancer Society.