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Relay for Life kicks off with cancer survivor dinner PDF Print
Written by Adam Hicks   
Tuesday, 10 June 2008 18:09

relay_for_life.jpgNearly 400 high country residents gathered at Greenway Baptist Church in Boone on Tuesday evening for Relay for Life’s Cancer Survivor Dinner and Celebration.

Sharon Trivette, the co-chairperson of Relay for Life of Watauga County welcomed the survivors and guests to the dinner, and Sarah McGuire, a student at Cove Creek Elementary, entertained the guests by singing “Stand”, by Rascal Flatts.  Dr. Yvonne Mack, of the Seby B. Jones Cancer Center, was the keynote speaker for this event.  After an inspiring speech, Kathy Idol, the chairperson of the Luminaria Committee, concluded the celebration with an emotional candlelight closing.


Watauga County’s Relay for Life will held Friday, June 20th through Saturday, June 21st.

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