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Relay for Life this Saturday

Posted on Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at 2:36 pm

Be sure to mark your calendars for the Relay for Life:

Location:  Pike County Fairgrounds,   Saturday, Sept. 21 at 1 p.m. to Sunday, Sept. 22 at 1 a.m.; Theme:  “Haunting for a Cure.”

Daffron’s Relay for Life Team will sponsor a 5K Walk/Run: Registration at  8 a.m., Race Time at 9 a.m., at the Fairgrounds “Main Gate.” Entry Fee will be  $20 before Sept. 14 or $25 through race day.

For more information, contact:  Mary Ann Leake at 573-470-0287 or, Robie Orf at 470-1223 or

Kids activities and Games from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. will include a Scavenger Hunt (according to ages), Cookie Decorating Contest, duck pond, coloring picture contest, balloon pop contest, popcorn eating contest, face painting, a bounce house, the band Side of Country will be playing from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., and much more.

Food will be served 1:30 p.m. to Midnight by First Presbyterian Church.

The opening ceremony  will begin at 6 p.m. with the Survivors Walk to follow.

Luminaria Lighting will take place at 7 p.m.

Luminaria will be on sale on Sept. 21st from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Fairgrounds.

A donation of $5 will purchase a luminaria.

For more information, please contact  Connie Bair at 573-795-0099 or Robie Orf.

The “Fight Back Ceremony” will begin at 9 p.m.

The evening’s closing ceremony will start ay 12:45 a.m. Sunday.


Schedule of Events


Saturday, Sept. 21

8 a.m. – Horse Show (sponsored by Bowling Green FFA-Jason Davis) – Horse Arena

9 a.m. – 5k run / walk and Fun Run

Noon – Teams need to have vehicles off track for Luminaria Committee

Get the full schedule of events, as well as other highlights, in the Sept. 18 Times.