Yesterday afternoon cancer survivors began their walk around the track at Miller Park during the Survivors Lap of the 14th annual Relay For Life of Florence, which ends today at noon featuring the theme “With Hope We Reach for the Stars.” Today’s events include the Relay Rosie the Cow Pie Drop Contest at 8:30 a.m., the celebrity walk at 10 a.m. and musical performances, including a tribute at 11 a.m. in honor of musician Jim Ramirez, who died of cancer in October 2012. The 2013 event is dedicated to his memory. The fundraising goal for this year’s event is $95,500. All funds benefit research and programs of the American Cancer Society.For the complete article see the 08-10-2013 issue.
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