Working towards the goal of a world with less cancer and more birthdays, Relay For Life comes to Carpinteria each summer and sets up on the Aliso Elementary School track with runners, walkers, music and activities to raise funds for the American Cancer Society. In addition to the events at Aliso, a luminaria lighting on Franklin Trail, and a Sunday-morning “Paddle Out For Hope/Judith Meyer Fight Back Ceremony” over the weekend of July 20 and 21 raised $67,988. Additional donations will be accepted through Aug. 31.

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