The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

Snyder County

June 16, 2014

Midd-West Relay Steps Up to Challenge

— BEAVER SPRINGS — The Midd-West Relay For Life teams step up to the fight against cancer challenge. This year’s theme is Run For Your Life: De-Feet Cancer and will be held at the Beaver Fairgrounds in Beaver Springs beginning at 4 p.m. June 20. This 24 hour event features a variety of musical entertainment, puppet shows, games, and food. The 2014 honorary chairpersons are Betty Drumheller, Clayton Smeltz, and Rick Soles.

The survivor’s celebration begins at 5:30 p.m. with the survivor’s lap at 6 p.m. The Fight Back Ceremony is scheduled for 8 p.m. and the heart-warming luminaria ceremony follows at 9 p.m. Chinese auction tickets go on sale at 4:30 p.m. Relax and enjoy a massage by Tammy Brouse.

On June 21, the day gets underway with a morning Zumba class from 8 to 9 a.m. Registration for the Run For Your Life 5K/10K and Fun Run/Walk begins at 8 a.m. The 5K/10K begins at 9 a.m. and the run/walk at 10 a.m. A benefit auction begins at noon on Saturday and features the auctioning of the signature quilt. The Chinese auction drawing begins at 2 p.m. You do not need to be present to win. The closing ceremony is set for 3:45 p.m.

Entertainment includes: Joahnna Kodlick, Deborah Kline, Michaela Wagner, Molly Sellers, Daryl Willow, Erica Shellenberger, Skyler Longenberger, Tony Landis and Nic Schmoyer, the Bickhart Sisters, Kingdom Kidz Puppet Show, Dusty Heggenstaller, Molly and Kelsey Bishop, Samuel’s Church Quartet and the Shade Mountain Dulcimer Group.


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