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Relay for Life 2012 dates set

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The County Committee for LaRue County's Relay for Life has set the dates of May 11-12 for the annual event at Hodgenville Elementary School. The relay will return to a 7 p.m. start time on Friday and an ending time of noon on Saturday. Survivor registration will begin one hour earlier.

To date, eight teams have pre-registered and collected $1,314.00 toward the county goal of $49,500. New or returning teams have until Jan. 24 to pay the $50 fee and register at www.relayforlife.org/larue. After this date, the registration rate increases to $100.

Preregistered 2012 teams include First Baptist Living Strong with captains Kathy Ross and Katie McDowell; Boaters for a Cure with captain Gayle Sheppard; Buffalo Baptist Church with captain Carolyn Mather; Freedom Angels with captain Rosetta LaFollette; Hawks for Hope with captain Jamie Hines; Janet's Angels with captain Pam Rust; Nationwide Circle of Friends with captain Regina Childress; and Veirs Crew “Keeping the Faith”, with captain Melissa Williamson. To make a donation to one of these teams, the community may either contact the team captain or visit www.relayforlife.org/larue.

In celebration of LaRue County's 15-year commitment to Relay for Life, a theme of “Relay Though the Decades” will be celebrated by the teams at the May event.

The next team captain meeting is 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 24 at Hodgenville Elementary School. For more information on this meeting or Relay team questions, contact any of the listed team captains or billhawkins@cancer.org.