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News Community Franklin’s Relay for Life team among the top in the nation

to meet or exceed their goals

Franklin’s Relay for Life team is one of only six teams in the nation to meet or exceed their goals for 2011 and was the top fund raiser in the Suth Atlantic Division.

Chair Toby Blanton and Becky Ramey display banner signifying the total money raised in the 2011 Relay for Life which was $94, 214 which is $5.23 per capita.

This year’s campaign not only met its fund-raising goal but also garnered 100 percent school participation which resulted in more than $8,000 in donations.Plans are already under way for the 2012 Relay with a kick-off being held at The Boiler Room on Nov. 8.

Chair committee members made homemade soups and chili for guests.

The theme for 2012 Relay is "Teaming Up For a Cure” and will be held May 18-19 at Franklin High School track. Photo by Ellen Bishop


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