The annual kickoff event for the Relay For Life of Tamaqua and Surrounding Communities will be 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 28 at La Dolce Casa Restaurant (DiMaggio's), 16 W. Broad St., Tamaqua. Committee members are asked to arrive at 6:30 p.m.

The event is open to all relay participants and anyone wishing to get involved. There will be light refreshments, door prizes, and an inspirational guest speaker.

If you are planning on attending, RSVP to 570-874-1413 x2103 or email