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As Featured in The Item: River Terrace will take part in Lights of Hope

LANCASTER – On Saturday, Sept. 12, communities will honor lives affected by cancer when Lights of Hope Across America takes place on the front porches, kitchen tables, lawns of advocates nationwide.

As a result of the pandemic, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) volunteers will not gather for the annual Lights of Hope ceremony at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., where tens of thousands of bags are decorated and adorned with the names of cancer survivors and those lost to this horrible disease. Instead, advocates will celebrate 10 years of hope at home in cities and towns across the country, including in Lancaster, as part of a larger virtual event.

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