Relay for Life needs Queen Creek, San Tan Valley help

The Relay for Life of Queen Creek and San Tan Valley is asking for donations of clothing, shoes, purses, hats and other items to help raise money in the fight against cancer. Those who contribute will receive a donation receipt that can go toward 2018 tax deductions, event organizers stated in a release. Items can […]

Relay for Life of Queen Creek & San Tan Valley seeks volunteers for event leadership team

Volunteers from all over the Valley are welcome to participate If you had the ability to create a world with more birthdays, would you do it? On Oct. 13, Queen Creek and San Tan Valley will be holding their annual American Cancer Society Relay for Life to support the fight for a cancer-free world. It […]

Relay for Life of South East Valley Nov. 11 in Queen Creek

The American Cancer Society is holding the Relay for Life of South East Valley on Nov. 11 at Canyon State Academy, 20061 E. Rittenhouse Road in Queen Creek. The event begins at 11 a.m. and will continue until 11 p.m. The opening ceremony starts at noon, according to the event website. This event is open […]

Cancer survivor photos sought for east Valley Relay for Life video

Relay for Life of South East Valley is seeking photos of people who have battled or are battling cancer. The photos will be used in the video that plays during the annual event’s luminaria ceremony, Jamie Morse, the volunteer social media coordinator for the local Relay for Life committee, said in a Facebook message to […]

Relay for Life celebrates cancer survivors

Teams, sponsors also needed for annual fundraiser The American Cancer Society is holding the Relay for Life of South East Valley on Nov. 11. The event begins at 11 a.m. and will continue until 11 p.m. This event is open to the community, especially Queen Creek, San Tan Valley and the surrounding areas. The event […]

Relay for Life of SE Valley to hold kick-off event July 8 at QC eatery

Organizers for the Relay for Life of South East Valley invite the public to stop by a kick-off event to learn about this fall’s fundraising efforts. The event serves residents of Queen Creek and San Tan Valley. Surrounding communities also may participate. The kick-off will take place 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, July 8, at Buffalo […]

Relay for Life committee meeting is Feb. 9

People interested in participating in the Relay for Life of South East Valley are invited to attend a committee meeting tonight, Feb. 9. It will begin at 6 p.m. at Canyon State Academy, 20061 E. Rittenhouse Road in Queen Creek. The relay itself will take place Nov. 11 at Canyon State Academy, according to the relay […]

Look Back, Feb. 1, 2012

5 years ago Five years ago this week the top news stories for the Feb. 1, 2012, Queen Creek Independent, included: The Relay for Life is the largest fundraising event for the American Cancer Society, and they’ve raised about $4 billion thanks to communities such as Mesa, Gilbert, Queen Creek and San Tan Valley that […]

Archaeological society seminar, chamber luncheon this week in Queen Creek

ONGOING MON-FRI Boys and Girls Clubs of Queen Creek: Open 2:30 p.m. Monday-Friday at 22411 S. Ellsworth Road at Founders’ Park. Opens earlier on early-release days at schools. After-school program for ages 5-12 is 2-7 p.m. Teen program for ages 13-18 is 2-8 p.m. The areas used on a daily basis include three rooms and […]

Relay for Life seeks cancer survivors, caregivers to honor

Queen Creek’s West, Logan discuss how the disease has affected her, his life and family Relay for Life Queen Creek is looking for cancer survivors and volunteers for its overnight fundraising event and celebration of life. It will be begin at 6 p.m. Sept. 17 on the track of Queen Creek High School, 22149 E. […]