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Relay For Life Saturday In Emmetsburg

By Staff | Jun 4, 2009

Relay For Life is a fun-filled day, full of remembrances for people who have fought the battle with cancer. This annual event will be held Saturday, June 6, at Courthouse Square in Emmetsburg.

The day will begin with “Survivor Lap” at 12 noon. Any person who is a cancer survivor is welcome to walk in the opening lap.

Team of Hope members are Ava Swift, Carroll Tindall, Sally Nyborg, La Vonne Ruppert and Joyce Muller.

Teams will set up camp as they participate in this fund raising event. They will spend the day walking around Courthouse Square, playing games and enjoying entertainment.

Teams are:?Case for the Cure, Ava’s Allstars, United Methodist Women, Cure Crusaders, Catholic Daughters, Rodman-West Bend, ZT Crew &?Friends, Emmetsburg Student Council, JLB?Fishing Buddies, Family Practice, and P.A. County Hospital.

Entertainment and food will be available all day long. Burgers and hot dogs will be on the grill throughout the day; Dairy Queen ice cream treats and pizza will also be available.

Raffle tickets will be available for a bicycle, quilt and a year’s membership to the Smith Wellness Center.

The day-long event will conclude at 9 p.m. with luminaries lighting up Courthouse Square. The public is invited to participate.