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Relay for Life Luminaria Display, Block Party Set for June 4 in Murphysboro

MURPHYSBORO – The American Cancer Society (ACS) Relay for Life of Jackson County Murphysboro invites the community to rally together as part of the Relay for Life Luminaria Display and Block Party on Friday, June 4 in Downtown Murphysboro at 6 p.m. to help save lives from cancer.

Due to the pandemic, Relay for Life events might look different but the passion and commitment to fight cancer is unchanged.

The event will include a Luminaria Display and Ceremony at 6  p.m. at Jackson County Courthouse in Murphysboro. At 7 p.m., Brews Brothers Taproom will begin their Block Party for entertainment the rest of the evening.

Luminaria may be purchased for $10 to be on display on June 4 and can be purchased from any Relay for Life team or member, online at, or purchased the day of the event.

Funds raised help the American Cancer Society conduct breakthrough research, provide 24/7 support for cancer patients and access to lifesaving screenings.

To learn more about Relay for Life, start a Relay for Life team, purchase a Luminaria or make a donation, please visit