Relay for Life
Henderson is a major sponsor of the annual Clark County Relay for Life
. The all-night event, which takes place in the spring, is a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. Teams from all over the county gather at Henderson’s Carpenter-Haygood Stadium to walk the track, with the goal of having at least one team member on the track from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. The event also includes games, concessions and performances open to the public. Highlights of this event include the cancer survivors’ celebration and the luminary ceremony, the lighting of candle memorials commemorating those who have has cancer.