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HENDERSON CO., May 10, 2013—The Henderson County Relay for Life will be held tonight at the Henderson County Fairplex, 3356 Hwy 319, in Athens, beginning at 7:00 p.m.
According to Event Chair Trena Mitchell, 18 teams, and 271 participants have signed up so far. The goal for this year’s Relay is $72,000, and participants have raised a total of $28, 496 thus far.
Those still wishing to register may go to www.relayforlife.org/HendersonCoTx.
Mitchell says sponsors are still needed. Those interested in a sponsorship or wishing to make a donation may call Trena at 903-676-2078.
The event will begin with a Survivor’s Lap. ATVs will be available to lend a hand for those wishing to participate, but unable to walk the lap.
The lighting of the Luminarias will take place at 9:00 p.m. Luminarias are still available for $5.00 each. Bring supplies to decorate, and pick one up at the event this evening.
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