The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Northern Berkshire will launch its 2014 fundraising efforts at a kickoff rally at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 23, at Bounti-Fare Restaurant, Route 8, 200 Howland Ave.

The rally will honor cancer survivors and feature light refreshments, prizes and raffles.

Residents from North Adams, Adams, Cheshire, Williamstown, Florida and the surrounding communities are sought to serve as committee members, team captains, and volunteers for the event which will be held Friday, May 30, and Saturday, May 31.

Those interested are encouraged to attend the kickoff.

Information: Jacqueline Wendling at the American Cancer Society at (978) 810-1182, email or visit