ACS Butler County Relay for Life is Friday evening

The 2017 Honored Survivor, Micah Hartwig, and his family get ready to carry the Survivor Banner in the survivor lap at last year’s relay. (Submitted photo.)

American Cancer Society's Relay for Life of Butler County, is this week, Friday, July 13, from 5 p.m. until 11 p.m. It will be held in Allison at the fairgrounds. The activities will get underway at 5 p.m. with registration for survivors and the silent auction tents open. Great food, music and fun will highlight the evening’s events. Enjoy food from BC Pork Promoters, BC Cattlemen, RFL Concession Stand, root beer floats, a chocolate stand, popcorn and more.  Music and sound will be provided by Jeff and Cindy Kolb.

     At 6 p.m. the opening ceremonies will be held with a welcome.

     Team Recruitment Chairperson Jamie Thompson stated that there are 22 teams from throughout the county this year!  Team introductions will be given in order as printed on the program. Team camp sites will be set up both around the outside and on the inside of the track with the luminaries lining the inside of the track.  

     As was the case last year, there will be team photos taken if your team wishes to have them.  Marnie Schmidt, M Photo, will be taking the official team photos again this year. Be sure to make it known if you wish to be photographed by the purple and pink tractors.


Read more in the July 12 edition of the STAR or TRIBUNE.