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Monrovia Restaurants Raise Money for Cancer Relay Event

Participants line up to step off at a previous American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Monrovia.

Two Monrovia restaurants, The Loose Teas and The Peach Cafe have announced February fundraising days during which a percentage of their proceeds will be donated to the upcoming American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Monrovia in April.

On Monday, February 10, The Loose Teas, 666 W Huntington Drive, will donate 20% of all sales from 4 to 8 p.m. to the Relay, including food, teas and gifts. The shop will also donate 20% of all gift set sales from February 10 through 14 to the event. Customers must bring a copy of the flyer ( to validate the donation.

On Thursday, February 27, The Peach Cafe, 141 E. Colorado Boulevard, will donate a percentage of all purchases to the Relay. No flyer is needed. The restaurant is open from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

American Cancer Society's Relay For Life is a 24-hour fundraising event that brings communities together to honor cancer survivors, remember loved ones lost, and fight back against the disease. Teams camp overnight and take turns walking or running around a track or path. Each team is asked to have at least one member on the track at all times. The Monrovia event will start at 9 a.m. on Saturday, April 26, at Recreation Park, 500 S. Shamrock Ave. Closing ceremonies will be Sunday, April 27, at 9 a.m. Highlights include an 8 p.m. Saturday Luminaria Ceremony. For details and team sponsorship and signup forms, visit .

- Brad Haugaard

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