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Relay For Life is this Friday night

The annual Madison County Relay For Life will be held this Friday evening, May 8. Come join the fun as all local teams, of Madison County, will be gathered at the Madison County High School football field for the relay against cancer. The fun-filled festivities kick off Friday night at 6 p.m. with the Cancer Survivors taking the “opening lap.” Food, fun and fellowship (along with the great effort of fighting cancer) will continue all night until midnight. Relay For Life is a family-oriented team event where participants can walk relay-style around the track and take part in fun activities off the track. All citizens are urged to attend (not just team members) as the fun and games are held for ALL to enjoy. All money raised during the Relay For Life Event will go towards the individual team’s “fundraising pot” and will help fight cancer through the American Cancer Society.

The Schedule of Events is as follows: (schedule subject to change)

6 p.m. – Opening ceremonies, survivor and caregiver laps

7 p.m. – Becky’s Dance Steps Studio performance

7:30 p.m. – Madison Academy Chorus

8 p.m. – Relay Sync Off

8:30 p.m. – Madison Academy Jazz Ensemble

9 p.m. – Luminaria ceremony The Luminaria ceremony is held to honor the community’s cancer survivors and to remember those lost to the disease. Luminarias can still be purchased by calling Scot Bunch at (850) 464-7095 or email

9:50 p.m. – Mission Moment presented by NFCC Sentinel Upstage Players

10 p.m. – Madison Boys’ Choir

10:30 p.m. – Drama/Dance Skit

All who attend Relay For Life are asked to remember that there are no pets or animals allowed at the event, except for those assisting disabled persons; no skates, rollerblades or bikes are allowed in the track area; and no vehicles are allowed on the field. Make plans to attend this super event this Friday night, beginning at 6 p.m. and help Madison County find a cure for cancer.

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