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Relay For Life lagging behind $150K goal

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The annual Relay for Life fundraiser for the The American Cancer Society is coming up in a week, but the pledges aren't coming in nearly as quickly as organizers would like.

They're urging all 50 teams to make a strong fundraising push over the next week.

The goal is to collect $150,000 to help fight cancer, but they've only raised about $55,000 so far.

The Flock of Gulls team is raffling off two airline tickets. Cancer survivors get their first raffle ticket for free.

All donations are welcome and are tax deductible.

"In the next 10 days we're trying to raise $10,000 so we need the communities help, even if you can only donate $5 every little bit helps," Ella Campbell, Flock of Gulls Relay Team.

Anyone who donates $25 or more gets a free Little Caesar's pizza.

News Release from Ella Campbell:

Cancer Survivor Raffle, first entry free.
Each additional entry is $1.
 
Donors for the raffle:
AirTran Airlines - 2 round-trip tickets
Tokyo Sushi & Hibachi - 2 $35 gift certificates
Corner Cafe - $10 gift certificate
Nu Image Day Spa & Salon - 2 gift certificates for beauty products
AJ's Oyster Bar - $25 gift certificate
Goo Goo Car Wash - $25 gift certificate
Mack Hair Salon - Gift certificate for beauty services
Ze' Se Studio - Microdermabrasion treatment
Sherwood Baptist Church - 3 movie trilogy
Casa Tapatia - gift certificate
White Rock Distilleries - 2 Ipods
Anonymous Donor - Longhorn Gift Certificate
Anonymous Donor - Outback Gift Certificate
RGH Salon - Beauty services and supplies.
 
Roxy & Mcree Band is donating their services to entertain us.
 
Mellow Mushroom - April 19th - 6 pm - UNTIL
 
Link to our team page for on-line donations:
 
Email address for entries:
 
Ella Campbell
 
H. Campbell & Associates
1114 Whispering Pines Road
Albany, GA 31707
229.436.7767
www.hcampbellandassociates.com