Relay co-chairs honor campaign’s success

first_img By The Penny Hoarder Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day You Might Like Police seek truck thieves Troy police are asking for the public’s help in solving the theft of truck from a local business. Police say… read more Windham said congratulations were in order for all winners and for everyone involved in the success of the fundraising campaign.The 2016 Pike County Relay for Life campaign got off to an early start.“October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the Pike County Relay Board sponsored a “Men in Pink” fundraiser that netted $20,000,” Windham said. “Twenty-three men were charged with wearing pink every day of the month to raise awareness of breast cancer. The ‘Men in Pink’ were to encourage the women in their lives to seek screening for early detection of breast cancer and intervention. Then, they were each charged with making a grand gesture of a $1,000 donation to Relay. The $20,000 that ‘Men in Pink’ raised gave us a great jump-start for our 2016 Relay campaign.” Latest Stories Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson By Jaine Treadwell Sponsored Content Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Email the author Windham said “Men in Pink” will definitely be a part of the fundraising efforts for Pike County Relay for Life 2017.“And, it’s not to late to contribute to this year’s campaign,” she said. “The cutoff is not until summer and we will gladly accept in donations.”center_img Book Nook to reopen The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Park Memorial United Methodist Church Men’s Club recently contributed $1,500, which is 50 percent of their annual project money, to the church team for Relay for Life. Park Memorial presently has 12 active members who are cancer survivors. Pictured, from left, Jerry Spivey, a Relay Team member from Park Memorial, accepted the Men’s Club contribution from Robert Newman, a three-time cancer survivor and, age 92, the oldest active member of the Men’s Club; Terry Jinright, Men’s Club member and spouse of cancer survivor, Kay Jinright; and Scott Swindall, club president. Not pictured, Ralph Richburg, a cancer survivor and member of the Men’s Club.The 2016 Pike County Relay for Life fundraising campaign met and exceeded its goal of $110,000 by $15,000 thanks to the hard work of its many volunteers and the generosity of the people of Pike County.Deedie Carter and Leigh Ann Windham, 2016 Relay co-chairs, announced the total of giving at the Relay for Life culminating event Friday night at the Troy Sportsplex. The announcement was met with cheers from members of the 22 teams that were instrumental in the success of the fundraising campaign in support of the American Cancer Society.CGI in Troy was the top fundraising team of 2016 with more than $10,000 raised. Park Memorial was the top per capita fundraising team. Alacare won the campsite/tent decoration competition and KW Plastics won the best T-shirt design. Relay co-chairs honor campaign’s success Windham and Carter expressed appreciation to the 2016 Relay teams, the dedicated sponsors, the many volunteers and all who gave so generously.They also recognized the 2016 Pike County Relay for Life board members who have been aboard the campaign since early fall, David Asselstine, Christine Barron, Sandy Boutwell, Lawrence Bowden, Shelby Brown, Michael Bunn, Jessica Cox, Shelia Deveridge, Linda Faust, John Hudson, Dr. James Kimbrough, Lisa Linton, Brittney Meyer, Pamela Parker, Benny Pinckard and Brittany Ragland. Published 3:00 am Thursday, May 12, 2016 Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Print Article Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthRemember Them? I’m Sure Their New Net Worth Will Leave You SpeechlessbradofoThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more