Relay for Life planning set to kick off

By Bonnie Seymour
News Star Reporter

Relay for Life has been reminding the people of Garvin County that cancer never sleeps with its yearly 24 hour walking event, and the time has come to kick off planning.
“It’s really to get people in the mood, plan the theme, and talk about our goals. We really want this to be our biggest year yet,” shared Tamara Tadlock, Relay for Life Co-Chair.
The meeting is set to take place Tuesday, January 30, at the Nora Sparks-Warren Library located at 210 N. Willow St. in Pauls Valley beginning at 7:00 p.m.
Tadlock, who has been involved with Relay for seven years, said the basics are to form teams and take turns walking the track for the 24 hour time period.
“Some people think they have to run. They can run if they’d like, but the goal is to walk,” said Tadlock.
Relay for Life is a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society and is considered to be among their biggest.
Tadlock encourages anyone who is interested in volunteering, who would like to start a team, or who is just curious what the Relay is, to attend the meeting.
For more information on the event, you can follow the Facebook page at Relay for Life of Garvin County. For questions, parties may contact Tadlock at 580-736-6230.