FARMINGTON — The Franklin County Relay for Life will hold its official 2013 Kickoff at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15, at the Bass Room at Franklin Memorial Hospital in Farmington. The theme for this year’s event is the Wild West.

The Relay for Life is a 12-hour overnight team event in which local people raise money to fight cancer. The 2013 event is set for 6 p.m. Friday, May 31, through 6 a.m. Saturday, June 1, at the Farmington Fairgrounds.

Participants do not have to go to the kickoff to register a team, but many people find it helpful. To register, visit or

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