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Knox Relay For Life This Friday, June 5th

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.

We will stream live video of the opening of the event from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. this Friday evening.