January 22, 2010
Cancer Society has selected Chris McAlpine, Parrish Medical Center’s senior vice
president for Professional Services-Administration, to serve as event chair for
this year’s Relay For Life of Titusville.
a Bachelor of Arts degree from Allegheny College in Meadville, Penn. and a Juris
Doctor from the New England School of Law in Boston, Mass. His educational
background also includes a specialty degree in risk management from Northeastern
University, Boston. He has participated in the Relay for nine years, served on
the logistics committee for eight years and served as Relay chair for the past
Relay For Life is the American
Cancer Society’s national signature event and is as much an awareness raiser as
it is a fundraiser. This family-oriented team event brings participants from all
parts of the community together in a “celebration of life.” Businesses, civic
clubs, churches, friends and families take turns walking in relay fashion while
they also celebrate the critical role the American Cancer Society plays in the
fight against cancer.
“The vital research and programs of
the American Cancer Society are leading the way to eliminating cancer as a major
health problem,” said McAlpine. “I’m proud to participate in Relay For Life.
More funds raised translate into more lives saved.”
Others serving on the Relay For Life
committee include Honorary Chair Robert Jordan, PMC board member. Dr. Lori
Spinner, principal of Titusville High School, will host this event.
The Relay For
Life of Titusville will take place at Titusville High School Stadium on
Saturday, April 17–Sunday, April 18, starting at 4:00 pm. To participate, call
your American Cancer Society at 321-433-3109, ext. 121. For more information on
cancer programs & services, call the American Cancer Society at
1-800-ACS-2345, available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, or visit www.cancer.org.