McCREARY COUNTY RELAY FOR LIFE SET FOR THIS WEEKEND
posted 05/30/2013 by email@example.com
The annual Relay for Life in McCreary County brings volunteers together for fun and games, as well as to raise money and awareness for cancer research, education and treatment. This year’s event will be this Friday night May 31st starting with survivor registration at 6:30pm and the opening ceremonies at 7:00pm on the track and football field at McCreary Central High School. Other activities will include a silent auction running from 7:30-9:30pm, music from Joyful Noise at 7:30pm, Clearfork at 8:30pm and the auction winners’ announcement at 9:45pm. The traditional luminary ceremony will be at 10:00pm followed by more live entertainment until midnight. The activities continue after midnight with a 100th birthday party and lap for the American Cancer Society, musical chairs, balloon blowing contests, three legged race, special laps and name that tune. The Relay for Life continues until closing ceremonies which will be held at 6:30am Saturday morning. For more information on the McCreary County Relay for Life or to get involved call Heather Rogers, Community Representative, at 606-678-0203 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
As one of the event’s biggest single fundraising activities, the annual Relay for Life Elvis Show held this past Sunday raised more than $3500 for the fight against cancer, the largest sum collected from the show in its nine year history according to Larry “Lucky Dog” Davis, the event’s founder and organizer.
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