UR Walking on Sunshine Relay for Life

The UR Walking on Sunshine Relay for Life committee is in full swing and we have some exciting news to share with you.  This year’s Relay, which will be held on April 12th-13th, has been moved inside to The Compton Family Ice Arena.  We have many new fun, family friendly activities planned for the evening and throughout the night including an open family skate, broom ball tournament, Acoustic Café, movies on the jumbotron to name a few.  So mark your calendars and register with our team online at http://relay.org/ndin

Last year our team raised over $11,000 towards Relay.  This year, our goal is $12,000 and we have a number of great fundraisers planned to help achieve this goal.

Bake Sale:      On Tuesday, February 12th “Fat Tuesday” we will be holding bake sales at Eddy Street Commons and the 5th floor of Grace from 9:00-3:00.  We are in need of volunteers to donate baked goods to be sold at both locations.  Please package your items in sellable containers or bags, i.e. 5 cookies per bag, ½ cake, whole pie, etc.  We will price the items the morning of the sale.

Massages:       $10 – 10 minute massages will be taking place at three locations in February.

  • Monday, February 4th 1:00-4:00 – 5th Floor Grace – Contact Rachel Hughes (1-1481)
  • Wednesday, February 6th  9:00-12:00 – ESC – Contact Noell Stoher (1-3040)
  • Wednesday,  February 6th, 1:00-4:00 – Alumni – Contact Lori Willard (1-2681)
  • Thursday, February 7th 11:00-2:00 – 5th Floor Grace – Contact Rachel Hughes (1-
  • Wednesday, February 20th 1:00-4:00 – 405 Main Bldg. – Contact Libby Mountsier (1-1099)

Auction:         Our online auction will be held from March 13th-15th,  This is the major fundraiser for the UR Walking on Sunshine committee.  We are looking for donations of any kind, i.e. handmade scarves, autographed books, gift baskets, photos, jewelry, baked goods, babysitting, car washing, dog walking, etc.  Please contact a committee member if you are interested in donating a service or item.  We are accepting items now through March 8th.

Purple Week:        Purple week will be February 25th – March 1stThink of new and fun ways to show your purple pride in your offices and attire.

Put your Feet Up:        We will again be selling purple feet for $1 each to help raise awareness and pave a path of purple all across campus.  We will kick-off this campaign during purple week.  Stay tuned.


Committee Members

Roberta White             1-8696

Dawn McGrath           1-6369

Rachel Hughes            1-1481

Giovana Heeter           1-3352

Cheryl Schlimpert       1-2433

Lori Willard                1-2681

Jessica Brookshire       1-5829

Libby Mountsier         1-1099

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