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Posted by on Apr 25, 2012 in Articles, Locals | 0 comments

Relay for Life 2012 Events

There are many events that are happening over the next month or so to gear up for the Relay for Life of Lamar County on June 28-29. For one, if you head out to Applebee’s here in Paris located at 3905 Lamar Avenue from 4 to 8 p.m. tonight, local radio celebrities Angelina of Mix 107.7, Zeke of KOYN 93.9 and Dan of KBUS 101.9 will be there serving as celebrity waiters. 15% of your bill can be donated to Relay for Life.

Paint the Town Purple will be happening next weekend May 4-5th in downtown Paris. Teams will be selling goodies to raise money. The Friday Night Cruisers will be there. Teams will also have their areas set up and decorated. This is all done to raise awareness for Relay for Life.

The first ever Survivors Banquet will be on May 19th at Calvary United Methodist Church at 6 p.m. Call Mary Fuller at (903) 401-7416 or Carolyn Lockett at (903) 737-9640 for more information. If you know any survivors, please have them go here to sign up for the banquet. Survivors have to RSVP.

And of course Relay for Life of Lamar County will be at North Lamar Stadium from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. There will be different games and lap themes as well as entertainment. There will also be a Survivors Lap and a Luminaria Ceremony.

All of these events are to help raise awareness for the Relay For Life, which began in 1986. Each year, 3.5 million people in 5,000 communities in the U.S. gather to raise much-needed funds and awareness to save lives from cancer.

If you know of any more events that we do not have listed here, please comment below!

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