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RELAY FOR LIFE

‘Paint the county purple’ with Relay T-shirts

Relay For Life’s “ Paint Milam County Purple Day” will be Friday, May 4, said Kim Jeter, Relay chair. Relay volunteers are selling purple T- shir ts designed for the event. “Everyone is urged to purchase a shirt to support the American Cancer Society,” Jeter said.

T- shirts are on sale for $15 in sizes youth medium (8-10) through adult 3XL. On May 4, ever yone is urged to “ Paint Milam County Purple.”

T- shir ts can be ordered from Jeter by calling 512-760-7194 or by emailing milamcountyrelay@gmail.com. Proceeds support Relay For Life of Milam County which will be held at 6 p. m. May 18 at Tiger Field.

“We ask that everyone in Milam County wear purple and for businesses and residents to decorate yards, windows and whatever they can in purple to support Relay For Life,” Jeter said.

CNB team lists series of bake sales, BBQ events

The Relay for Life team from Citizens National Bank- Rockdale has announced the following fundraising events, all benefitting the American Cancer Society:

• Friday, April 13, bake sale in main bank lobby, 140 East Cameron Avenue in Rockdale, 9 a.m. until sold out.

• Saturday, April 14, BBQ at old Wal- Mart parking lot in Rockdale, 10 a.m. until sold out.

• Saturday, April 21, bake sale at Milano Opry (Milano High School, 6 p.m.

• Saturday, April 28, bake sale at Cefco in Milano, 9 a. m. until sold out.

• Friday, May 4, bake sale in main lobby, 140 East Cameron Avenue, Rockdale, 9 a. m. until sold out.

• Saturday, May 12, BBQ in Milano with bake sale, across from Cefco, 9 a.m. until sold out.

Team Tammy holding ‘Walker wraps’ sale

MILANO— Members of the Team Tammy Relay For Life are taking pre- orders for “Walker wraps” with forms needing to be turned in by Friday, April 13, team captain Jennifer Mueck announced.

Forms for pre- orders are available at Smokin’ Oak BBQ, or by contacting Mueck, 254- 482- 0778 or Marie Bakken, 254-718- 0133, marie@rockdalereporter.com.

Wraps will be $4 each and only a limited amount will be made, Mueck said.

Pick up will be Saturday, April 21 at Smokin’ Oak BBQ. Wraps are be available in ham and American cheese, ham and jalapeno and sausage and American.

County clerk’s office displays cancer ribbons

CAMERON—The Milam County Clerk’s office will display cancer ribbons this year in the clerk’s office, 107 West Main Street in Cameron.

“These ribbons will be for anyone to purchase for a cash donation. You may put the name of a cancer survivor or a cancer angel’s name, type of cancer, or other data on the ribbon,” said Sherr y Mueck, spokesperson.

“Along with the ribbons displayed we will also have a display for photographs of the survivors or angels,” she said. “Please provide our office with the pictures you would like on display.”

For more information call 254- 697-7049.


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