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Walking shoes readied for Thomasville Relay

May 2, 2006

Thomasville- More than 300 people will lace up their walking shoes in Thomasville this week. The annual Relay for Life event will be held this Friday at the Jacket's Nest starting at six o'clock. Folks in Thomasville will see a reminder about the event along Broad Street.

"We've put up purple and white bows as a reminder that Relay is happening. It's the colors of relay so it's trying to get it in the hearts and minds of the people of Thomasville," said Jessica Whitfield, Publicity Chairwoman, Team Captain. Last year,

Thomasville raised $90,000 for the American Cancer Society. This year they're hoping to raise at least $100,000.

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