Topic: Montgomery County Relay For Life
Clarksville, TN – Hundreds filled the grounds of the Hilldale Baptist Family Life Center Athletic Field in support of a celebration of life; in the collective fight for more birthdays, and that of hope for a cure and in a massive show of courage and support of the numerous cancer patients and survivors in Clarksville-Montgomery County.
Held on Saturday, May 17th, cancer survivors, family members, friends, caretakers and supporters braved the unseasonably cool evening weather gathering for what has become a tradition in Clarksville.
Clarksville, TN – Jerri Rule, Community Representative for the American Cancer Society received a donation in the amount of $2,518.00 presented by Lauren-Michael Wilkinson, Assistant Director of Services at University Recreation at Austin Peay State University.
Family-friendly Activities for All Ages
Clarksville, TN – In the midst of global change and economic recovery, on the home front families continue to be affected by cancer, touching lives in communities across the country. An equal opportunity disease, various forms of cancer affect both the young and old, people of all ethnicities, on all socio-economic levels.
These realities make the dollars donated and volunteer hours devoted to the American Cancer Society—a part of Clarksville for many years—critically important. Local volunteers are a huge part of a nationwide effort to save lives from cancer, but additional people are needed for the progress to continue.
Celebrating More Birthdays, Strength & Courage, Prelude to Main Event
Clarkville, TN – At 6:00pm on Tuesday, May 6th, local cancer survivors will be recognized for their courage and tenacity, with caregivers, volunteers, supporters and friends who will gather at the Hilldale Baptist Church Family Life Center for the Relay For Life 3rd Annual Survivors Supper.
Introduced and organized by Bill and Joan Farmer, this year’s dinner is anticipated to be another with record attendance. The Farmers are long-time supporters of Relay For Life in Montgomery County and have the support of a capable committee to help reach cancer survivors in Clarksville/Montgomery County that include Paula and Marty Williams, Tracy Davison, Glen and Debbie Shearon, Pauline Bagwell and Ben Carroll. «Read the rest of this article»
A Testament of Its Mission of Compassion and Care
Clarksville, TN – AseraCare Hospice of Clarksville recently presented a generous donation to the American Cancer Society in support of the Montgomery County Relay For Life effort.
AseraCare understands the challenges that people and their families face when coping with serious, chronic or life-limiting illnesses.
Written by Kathleen Evans
American Cancer Society
Clarksville, TN – On April 5th, more than 200 runners, walkers and community supporters braved the chill of early spring for the 4th Annual Breast Cancer 5k at Austin Peay State University.
With proceeds earmarked for breast cancer treatment and research, the Montgomery County Relay For Life is very fortunate for the continued support of Austin Peay State University and for the community for participation in the Breast Cancer 5k since the Relay For Life effort supports the battle against all forms of cancer.
American Cancer Society Relay For Life Kickoff Rally on October 1st at Clarksville’s Hilldale Baptist Family Life Center
Clarksville, TN – On October 1st, the American Cancer Society Relay For Life® campaign of Montgomery County will officially get underway as event volunteers and participants gather at the Hilldale Baptist Family Life Center for a kickoff rally to launch their fundraising efforts for the year.
In addition to a delicious meal and fellowship with some of Clarksville’s finest volunteers, the rally will feature speakers from the community who have benefited from funds raised at Relay, will honor cancer survivors, will recognize this past year’s participating teams and their contributions toward this effort, and the award-winning step team from West Creek High School will perform.
Clarksville, TN – Montgomery County Relay for Life held the kickoff for the 2013 Relay for Life yesterday at the Hilldale Baptist Family Life Center Soccer Field. Hundreds of Cancer Survivors along with community members gathered to raise funds to help the American Cancer Society seek a cure for cancer.
Relay for life is the world’s largest grassroots fundraising movement, and truly shows that one person, one idea can make a huge difference.
Family-friendly Activities for All Ages
Clarksville, TN – Just as the effects of a challenging economy are felt by families in every community, cancer, too, has a far-reaching impact.
No matter how the stock market is performing or what the current unemployment rate may be, there are still many people battling a cancer diagnosis and many others who are lending support alongside loved ones every day.
Clarksville, TN – On May 7th, more than 150 cancer survivors, caregivers, volunteers, supporters and friends gathered at the Hilldale Baptist Church Family Life Center at the Relay For Life 2nd Annual Survivors Dinner.
Introduced and organized by Bill and Joan Farmer, this year’s dinner was the best attendance (at the Survivor lunch and luncheon events) to date.
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