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Karnes County Relay for Life set for April 26
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Organizers are busy getting ready for the 2013 Karnes County Relay for Life.

This year’s Relay will take place April 26-27 from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. at the Karnes City High School football field.

Survivor registration will happen from 5:30 to 6:45 p.m.

Silent Auction, 6:30 p.m.

Opening Ceremony, 7 p.m.

Survivor Recognition and Survivor Lap, 7:30 p.m.

Caregiver lap, Team Lap, Survivor Reception to follow after Opening Ceremony.

Luminaria Ceremony, 9 p.m.

Figh Back Ceremony, midnight.

Closing Ceremony and Victory Lap, 6:30 a.m.

For more information visit www.relayforlife.org/karnescotx or call Tina Jones at 830-299-9453.

History of Relay For Life

In May 1985, Dr. Gordy Klatt walked and ran for 24 hours around a track in Tacoma, Washington, ultimately raising $27,000 to help the American Cancer Society fight the nation’s biggest health concern – cancer. A year later, 340 supporters joined the overnight event. Since those first steps, the Relay For Life movement has grown into a worldwide phenomenon, raising more than $4 billion to fight cancer.

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