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Hancock County Relay for Life is Saturday
Apr 9, 2013, 18:06

The Hancock County Relay for Life is set for next Saturday, April 13, from 10 a.m.-10 p.m., at the historic Depot in Bay St. Louis.
Relay for Life is the American Cancer Society’s signature fundraising event that brings communities together in hope, celebration and memory.
It is the unique event that offers everyone in the community an opportunity to participate in the fight against cancer.
The event remembers those who have lost the fight against cancer, and honors those who have survived.
Each year more than 3.5 million people in 5,000 communities in the U.S. and in 20 other countries gather to take part in this global phenomenon!

10:00 AM – Opening Ceremony
Welcoming / Presentation of Colors – Dave Mayley
Chairperson Welcome – Joe Henderson
Event Introduction - Mayor Les Fillingame
Introduction of Sponsors, Teams, Committee Members – Charlie Cornelius
11:00 AM – 1:30 PM – JJ and the Mad Dawg Band
11:30 AM – Survivor Reception – Nancy Cornelius & Team (inside Depot Building)
2:00 PM - Joni Compretta Entertainment
3:15 PM – Water Balloon Toss – Bay High Students
4:00 PM – Scavenger Hunt – Walmart / Bay High Students
6:00 – 7:30 PM – Rochelle Harper
8:00 PM – Luminary Ceremony
Introduction / Impact Speaker – Charlie Cornelius
Survivor Speaker – Waveland Fire Chief, Mike Smith
8:30 PM – Womanless Beauty Contest – Dave Mayley
9:30 PM – Closing Ceremony: Awards Presentation - Sky Lantern Release
It’s not too late for sponsors and teams to join this important event to help reach the goal of $40,000 to eradicate cancer in our lifetime. Call Charlie Cornelius - 678/485-9620 – to join the fight.


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