Relay For Life of Glen Rock – Fair Lawn to Hold “Kickin’ Kickoff” Event with Chef Eric LeVine

Awardwinning chef Eric LeVine will appear at the kickoff event for the Glen Rock and Fair Lawn Relay for Life which benefits the American Cancer Society

Fair Lawn, Jan 9, 2019 ( – The public is invited to warm up on a cold winter night with award-winning chili at the Kickin Kickoff for the Relay For Life of Glen Rock and Fair Lawn on Thursday, January 31 at Glen Rock High School at 7:00 p.m. The event will feature special guest, Chef Eric LeVine, the 2011 champion of the Food Networks Chopped and survivor of five kinds of cancer within a ten-year period. In fact, he was in treatment for rare acute leukemia during the taping of Chopped and despite dealing with the side effects, took the top prize. Now in remission, LeVine advocates for the American Cancer Society and has been recognized by the Society with its prestigious Heart and Soul Award.

At the kickoff event, LeVine will share his story with attendees, who will also learn about how to get involved in the Glen Rock and Fair Lawn Relay for Life, which benefits the American Cancer Society. They will enjoy delicious chili samples prepared by LeVine as well as by Robert Quinones, the New Jerseys 2018 Chili Award winner. Quinones served his chili at last years Relay for Life event to much acclaim. The snow date for the kickoff is February 6. The event is free but advance registration is requested for planning purposes; RSVP by January 15 to [email protected].

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Relay for Life is the signature fundraiser of the American Cancer Society and the worlds largest fundraising event dedicated to fighting cancer. The Glen Rock-Fair Lawn event will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m., June 1-2, 2019 at the Glen Rock High School football field at 600 Harristown Road, Glen Rock. During Relay, team members take turns walking around a track continuously to signify that cancer never sleeps; teams also set up themed campsites and participants enjoy entertainment, games, and activities. Relay is staffed and coordinated by volunteers from the community. Individuals, families and local companies are encouraged to form teams to help raise money for the American Cancer Society.

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About Eric LeVine
A graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, Chef Eric LeVine began his culinary career as a teenage apprentice in kitchens in France, Italy, and Japan. He was nominated for a James Beard Outstanding Chef award in 2003, was named Creative Caterer of the Year in 2006 and Chef of the Year in 2007 by the International Chefs Association. In 2011, he won the Food Networks Chopped. LeVine received the 2013 Restaurant Guild Internationals Five-Star Chef of the Year Award for unique innovations in fine dining. For a full bio, visit

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About Relay For Life

Monies raised through Relay For Life help the American Cancer Society (ACS) provide free information and support for people facing the disease today, and fund cancer research that will help protect future generations. ACS has invested more than $4.3 billion in research since 1946, and has funded more than 20,000 scientists, including 47 Nobel laureates. Relay is staffed and coordinated by volunteers in more than 5,200 communities and 20 countries.

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