Relay for Life steps off Saturday in Westport
The event, which is taking place at Staples for the first time this year, will take place from 2 to 8 p.m.
Relay for Life events take place around the world to raise money for the cancer charity, and attracted approximately 800 people for the Westport-Weston event last year, raising more than $81,000. Worldwide, 4 million participated in 6,000 events in 2015, according to the American Cancer Society.
So far, 34 teams and 201 participants have raised more than $26,000, according to the Relay for Life website Thursday.