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.
With Relay For Life Event long-time advocate, Cydney Miller and Bill Farmer as Mistress and Master of Ceremony, there promises to not be a dull moment, and keynote speaker Paula Woodall will deliver an encouraging message of hope for all present.
The Montgomery County Relay For Life leadership team has worked hard to increase community awareness and involvement, and its testament is that more cancer survivors are celebrating more birthdays as a result of the advancements in medical research and technology fighting the disease.
The efforts and generous donations of the community are evidenced in the increased presence of cancer survivors at this signature event. This event is free and open to the public, and cancer survivors and interested community members should contact Paula Williams at 931.362.9517 to confirm your attendance or for more information on this event.
The huge success of the Survivors Supper is an encouraging prelude to the Main Event, and with anticipation the official Relay For Life event will begin at 6pm on Friday, May 16 at the Hilldale Baptist Church Family Life Center Athletic Field.
This celebration represents the world’s largest grassroots fundraising movement, Relay For Life, mobilizes communities throughout the country to celebrate people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost and provide participants with an opportunity to fight back against the disease. We are Team Clarksville. Join us. For more information on what you can do to join our fight against cancer visit our website at www.relayforlife.org/montgomerytn