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Hederson Co. Relay for Life tonight at Fairplex

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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