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Relay for Life events planned

Relay for Life events planned
SALISBURY ó Relay For Life of Rowan County teams have events planned prior to their first Nov. 8 team meeting, with visions of meeting their goal for 2012.
Even though May 2012 seems long from now, teams are motivated to have fun and raise funds to find a cure for cancer.
Here are some of the planned activities:
Thinking of getting a tattoo? Oct. 15, tattoo artists at Just Ink Tattoo Studio will be raising awareness of cancer by providing Cancer Ribbon Tattoos for $60 with $10 from each tattoo benefitting Relay For Life of Rowan County.
If at least 50 tattoos are inked, Just Ink will add an additional $300 to their donation. If 100 tattoos are done, Just Ink will add an additional $1,000 to their donation.
Just Ink is located at 1945 W. Jake Alexander Blvd., Salisbury. Hours are 1 p.m.-midnight. Contact Just Ink at 704-637-0409.
Share some time with local author Heather St. Aubin-Stout at Beckyís Hair Solutions in China Grove on Oct. 15 from 3 p.m.-5 p.m.
St. Aubin-Stout will be signing her book, Not My Motherís Journey, about her experiences during a year of treatment for breast cancer, and 40 percent of proceeds from sales of the book will go to Relay For Life of Rowan County.
Meet and speak with St. Aubin-Stout, enjoy light refreshments and help in the fight against cancer all in one visit.
The shop is located at 113 S. Main St., China Grove.
Regular hours for the shop, where wigs, hats and other accessories are sold, are Wednesday-Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
For more information, contact Becky Sifford at 704-855-1093.
The Relay team BJ & Friends is hosting a Corn Hole Tournament on Saturday, Nov. 5, at 11 a.m. with friendly competition between teams, lunch and a half and half drawing, all to benefit Relay For Life.
For more information, contact Chuck at 704-680-7032 or Mike at 704-202-0164.
Interested in finding out more about Relay For Life of Rowan County join in on the first team meeting of the Relay 2012 year on Tuesday, Nov. 8 at 6 p.m. at St. Johnís Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall, 200 W. Innes St., Salisbury.
Relay For Life is a fun-filled overnight event designed to celebrate survivorship and raise money for research and programs of your American Cancer Society.
During the event, teams of people gather at schools, fairgrounds, or parks and take turns walking or running laps.
Each team tries to keep at least one team member on the track at all times.
The 2012 Rowan County Relay will be held May 4-5, 2012. The Relay event chair is Brittney Barnhardt. For more information, contact Barnhardt at statonla@rss.k12.nc.us.
For information or services of the American Cancer Society visit www.cancer.org” www.cancer.org. or 800-227-2345.
See Facebook under Rowan County Relay For Life or www.relayforlife.org/rowan.

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