|Published: 9:08 AM, 03/20/2013
Author: Michael Thomason
Source: The Monroe County Advocate
Staff photo by Michael Thomason
After tying a purple ribbon around a
courthouse light pole, Monroe County Mayor Tim Yates declared March
as Relay for Life Month in Monroe County.
The proclamation said 217
new cases of cancer are expected in Monroe County in 2013 and an
estimated 103 of those will lose the battle. Yates urges everyone to
participate in Relay for Life and help fight this deadly disease.
Relay for Life will conclude with an all night celebration on April
26 at Hiwassee College.
With Yates, from left, are Debbie Belcher,
Aleene Carver, Paulette Summey and Susie Bledsoe.
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