|RELAY FOR LIFE|
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|Lights of Hope Represent Lives Touched
Jackson, Kentucky 6-8-03 During this years American Cancer Society Relay for Life in Breathitt County a special luminaria ceremony will be held at Sebastian Middle School track on July 11, 2003 at 10:00 p.m. Each luminaria that is lit honors a survivor who has won the battle against cancer or the memory of someone who lost the fight. Hundreds of these beacons of hope will illuminate SMS during this moving ceremony.
The American Cancer Society Relay for Life began in 1985 and remains a celebration of survivorship and remembrance that raises funds for and awareness of the fight against cancer. This ceremony of light symbolizes that hope and courage with which we continue to work toward a cure for this deadly disease. After sunset at each of the more than 3,300 Relay for Life events nationwide, luminaria decorated with the names of those who have battled cancer are lit and left glowing throughout the night to remind everyone of the incredible importance of their contributions.
The five-year cancer survival rate has grown to more than 60 percent, but an estimated 1,500 people are still lost to cancer each day. Join us July 11, 2003 in our special remembrance of all cancer fighters past, present, and future.
Every Breathitt countian knows someone who has suffered from cancer. Please purchase a luminaria to remember them or honor them. Luminaira can be purchased for a minimum donation of $5.00 before the event by calling 398-2552. Also check this paper for the form and mail it to the address provided. Purchases can also be made at the event and at Wal-Mart of Jackson on July 4, 2003.
For more information about Relay for Life and cancer, please contact the American Cancer Society at 1-800-ACS-2345 or www.cancer.org .
The American Cancer Society is the nationwide, community-based, voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy and service.
|American Cancer Society Relay for Life Of Breathitt County Teams 6-8-03
Breathitt County Family Support
Kiwanis Club of Jackson
Breathitt County FFA
Kentucky River Community Care
Buckhorns Children Center
Jackson True Value & Radio Shack
Wal-Mart of Jackson
Turner Family and Friends
Elma Fugate and Friends Team 1
Elma Fugate and Friends Team 2
Breathitt County Retired Teachers Association Sears of Jackson
Jackson City School
Phi Theta Kappa
Jackson’s Woman’s Club
Holy Cross Church
Neace Memorial Church
|Jackson Kentucky – 6-8-03
The Breathitt County FFA is an organization at Breathitt County High school. This young group of kids is working hard to support the American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Breathitt County. This makes their 5th year working as a team for the Relay. FFA president Renae Mullins said “ Even though we are a high school team that does not raise a lot of money we are getting out there and we know what we are doing is helping others that are suffering from cancer.”
The Breathitt County FFA always brings a positive attitude with them to the Relay for Life. It is a pleasure having them on the track during the night. They are always out there performing in the activities and having a great time at the Relay. This is what the event is all about. We are celebrating the work in which all teams have endured during the year to make this event a success. Please support all teams in their fundraisers and help make cancer a thing of the past.
For more information about Relay for Life and cancer, please contact the American Cancer Society at 1-800-ACS-2345 or www.cancer.org
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|Ronnie Morris team finished in 2nd Place|
|1st Place Fleetwood: (Standing) Derek Whitaker, Clayton Smith, Tim Ritchie, Ron Hamblin (Tournament batting avg. leader), Danny Fugate, Jeff Voyles.
(Kneeling) Michelle Noble, Donna Combs, Cora, Athena Voyles, & Lisa Miller. Not pictured, Tim Barnett & Tess. Congratulations to Fleetwood !!!!
|Not to be left out, Fleetwood's Tess shows off her 1st Place trophy !|