OAKBORO NC, MAY 20, 2016 – Relay for Life Stanly County NC plans yet another annual fundraiser that will prove to be over the top once again. Hosted by the Oakboro Fire Department on May 20 from 6 pm until Midnight.
Tailgators Sports Grill of Locust is excited to take part in this annual event. Helping to raise funds for the American Cancer Society on behalf of the Relay for Life Stanly County Chapter. Representing Tailgators during the event will be Gary the Gator giving out kids meal gift certificates, his accompanying photographer will happily snap your pic together. Children everywhere will love to hug Gary the Gator and several other fun loving mascots such Sir Pur of the Charlotte Panthers, Chick-fil-A Cow and Sweet Frog. So get those hugs and cameras ready.
Ceremonies kick off at 6 pm with Survivor Speaker Pam Blake sharing her heartwarming story of a champion. And the Relay begins. Approximately 150 survivors will take the first steps at ‘on your mark’ go for the first leg of the relay, they’ll hand the baton off for the second lap to all the caregivers, and yes, you guessed it, here come the teams. One after one, teams representing municipalities, churches, groups, organizations, families, everyone that forms a team to walk the relay for life. The kids lap is scheduled for about 7:30 pm.
Not on a team yet? It’s not too late, visit Relay for Life Stanly NC to support or participate in a team. You can make a difference. It’s a fact, there is no ‘I’ in TEAM but there is in WIN, and we cannot win without YOU! So support, join or form a team today!
Luminaries light up at 9 pm with a shared moment of silence that will speak volumes for miles.
Festivities will be going on all night in between every scheduled moment to remember. You will find booths full of fun, food and lots of goodies. Live music by Carson Hill, Spirit of Praise and Called by Name will resonate their gifts and talents uplifting every heart. Best of all you will see great friends, meet new ones and discover some absolutely awesome people who have risen above and gone beyond the greatest of odds.
Make a night of it and support Relay for Life. Bring the family, share a meal, walk a lap, absorb some great music , light a luminary, commemorate the moment with pictures and enjoy the company of some awesome warriors!