The Knox County Relay for Life will be held this Friday, June 5, 2015, on Main Street in Edina. The event will kick off at 6:00 p.m. with the Opening Ceremony and the Survivor’s Program and Walk will be at 6:15 p.m.
“This will be our fifteenth year,” said Betty Couch, co-organizer of the event. “The theme this year is Look Into the Crystal Ball for a CURE.”
This year seven teams are participating in the event including one new team. Each team will host a camp site and they will be raising money for the American Cancer Society.
Music entertainment will begin at 7:00 p.m. on the stage at the 4-H/FFA Pavilion on Monticello and North Main Streets. Local entertainers include the Assembly of God Trio, Chuck Hayes & Shelby Westhoff, Cameron Scifres and Brenna Schrage.
“There will also be an information tent where the Walk-less Cake Walk will be held and Relay for Life T-Shirts will be for sale along with last minute purchases of luminaries, which will be sold up until 8:00 p.m. the evening of the event,” said Couch.
The Luminary Ceremony will be at 9:00 p.m.
At 10:00 p.m. there will be a Fun Time Lip Sync.
“This year our goal is to raise $35,501,” said Couch.
For more information contact co-organizers Betty Couch or Nena Palmer.