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Relay For Life of Weakley County is Friday, October 18, 5 p.m. to midnight at the UT Martin Stadium parking lot in Martin. For more information and to register visit …
Relay For Life of Weakley County is Friday, October 18, 5 p.m. to midnight at the UT Martin Stadium parking lot in Martin. For more information and to register visit www.relayforlife.org/weakleytn.
This is the second year for a county-wide event with teams from throughout the county.
Noon —8 p.m. —Luminaries will be available to purchase to honor or remember someone who has fought the battle against cancer.
1:30 p.m.—Luminaria Trail will be built, and we could use some volunteer help.
5 p.m. —Survivor Reception—Guest, Robert Jones, Acupuncturist
Anyone wanting to try a little acupuncture is encouraged to do so.
Honorary Chairs: Sandra Klutts, Dresden; Mary Ellen Harris, Sharon; April Black, Greenfield; and Kay Soloman, Latham
In addition to the survivor speeches, Robert Jones will speak about the benefits of acupuncture to a survivor.
Butterfly Release—Dee Cannon in honor of her mother, Betty Cheeseman
6 p.m.—Opening Ceremony—Emcees Leatha McCroskey, Thunderbolt Broadcasting and Kayla Brooks, News Director for UTM Radio Station
Welcome—Chancellor Keith Carver
Prayer-Pastor Sherry Allison, United Methodist Churches of Greenfield and Sharon
Presentation of Colors—Martin Boy Scouts Troop
National Anthem—Annabelle Lovell
Moment for our Troops
Introduce the Committee and Team Captains
Introduce the Honorary Chairs
Recognized Corperate Sponsors
Survivors Introduce themselves as they walk the first lap (Chancellor and Committee Members give medallions and balloons)
Survivor Lap/Caretaker Lap
6:45-7 p.m.—Entertainment Begins--Elena Hurtt singing
7:00PM-7:20 p.m.—Miss Tennessee Soybean Festival, Tera Townsend, singing and playing guitar
7:30PM-8:30 p.m.-Reba Wade’s Studio children, Martin—Costume Lap—Children’s Costume Contest at MTD campsite
8:30-9:30 p.m.-Lisa Hilliard’s Studio children, Greenfield—Power of Purple Lap—Teen’s Costume Contest at MTD campsite
8:30-9 p.m.—Sports Lap
9:30 p.m.—-Luminaria Service
10 p.m.—Team Activities--Feed a Friend—Scarecrow Contest Awards-- Adult Costume Contest at MTD campsite
10:30 p.m.—Hawaiian Lap—Best Legs Contest (Guys only) and Singing Bee Contest
11 p.m. —Suitcase or Bag Relay
11:30 p.m.—Musical Chairs
Midnight —Closing Ceremonies
Events happening all during the evening. Scarecrow Contest at each campsite.
UTM Campsite--Hay rides and Corn Hole, Food—Ham and Biscuits, Pigs in the Blanket, Rice Crispy Treats, Brownies, Cookies cold drinks
Walmart Campsite--Haunted House—Chicken Plates and Lemonade
MTD Campsite--Costume Contests and giving their team members money to spend at other campsites.
Greenfield United Methodist Church Campsite—Photo Booth and BBQ Nachos and canned drinks
ECD Guys and Dolls Campsite—Corn on the Cob and Chicken on a Stick on a bed of rice, Darts and the operation game.
Van Ayer Campsite—Loaded Baked Potatoes and Face Painting
Cane Creek Campsite- Popcorn and Monster Cookies
Maggie Moo—Ice Cream
The Ice Box--Snowcones
Chi Omega Campsite—Popcorn Bar with toppings
AOPi Campsite-Face Painting and bake sale items
Women in Communication Campsite—Face Painting
Cash Express Campsite—Fear Factor Game