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RELAY FOR LIFE

2014 Relay April 5 at Apache Pass

The annual Relay For Life of Milam County event will be a little different this year, but have the same goal—to raise money and awareness in the fight against cancer, chair Andrea Anderle said.

Relay, the signature event for the American Cancer Society, will be held Sautday, April 5 at Apache Pass, off FM 908 north of Rockdale.

The event, usually an overnight fund-raiser, will be held from noon to midnight, Andrele said.

FMI: ACS representative Stephen Bedsole, 512-919-1810 or stephen.bedsole@cancer.org. You can also visit www.relayforlife.org/milamcotx.

The group has also set it’s “Paint the County Purple Day” for Friday, March 21.

Anyone wanting to purchase purple shirts for the event are asked to contact MilamCounty Relay@gmail.com. T-shirts are $15 and run from sizes youth medium to adult 4XL. Money is due at time of order.

TUFF Team sets dinner in Thorndale

THORNDALE—Thorndale United Friends & Family (TUFF) Relay for Life team will hold a dinner from 5 to 9 p.m. Monday evening, March 3 at Downtown Cafe. Twenty percent of the cost of the meal will go to Relay For Life.


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