Published On: Thu, Jun 2nd, 2011
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Relay for Life scheduled for Cherokee

     The American Cancer Society Relay for Life is scheduled for Cherokee on Friday, June 17 at the Cherokee Expo Center (the old Cherokee High School) on Acquoni Road. This year’s event will honor the memory of Madison Hornbuckle and this year’s theme is Cherokee Legends.

     Entertainment will feature Brandon Crocker from Atlanta. The first lap of the Relay is the Survivors Lap. Survivors will receive commemorative 2011 tee shirts during the walk. This year’s event will kick off at 6pm and end at midnight. A special feature of Relay events is the lighting of the Luminaria in memory of those lost to cancer.

     If you would like pre-register for this event visit www.relayforlife.org/Harrah’s-EBCI for more information. This event is sponsored by the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians and Harrah’s Cherokee Casino & Hotel. If you would like more information about starting a team you can call Angie Tharp at 497-7064.

– Lynne Harlan, EBCI Public Relations

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