Buffalo Island Relay for Life committee members plan activities

Thursday, April 4, 2013

Committee members of the Buffalo Island Relay for Life viewed designed tee shirts to benefit the Relay for Life. Committee member Stacie Masters had several colors with the message: "My Friend's Battle Is My Battle. We Believe in Miracles." Also available are white tee shirts the Why Not slogan with purple Relay for Life ribbon featured on the front.

Tee shirts to benefit the Buffalo Island Relay for Life, American Cancer Society, is displayed at the Relay for Life meeting.

Anyone interested in ordering a shirt can contact Stacie at (870) 240-3784. The shirts come in a variety of colors and sizes.Prices are: youth small to adult extra large $10; 2XL $12; and 3XL $13. All tee shirts are short sleeved.

Committee members discussed several upcoming activities including a gong show set for May 3 at the Melody Theater. Anyone interested in performing is welcome.

There will be a Boston butt and barbecue rib sale. To order, call Leachville City Hall. Pick-up will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 13, at Leachville City Hall.

The group discussed honorary survivors from each town, each team creating a birthday hat to be modeled and judged at the Relay.

This year's theme is Happy Birthday, 100 Years of Hope. This year is the American Cancer's 100th birthday.

"We appreciate all of our teams, individuals and sponsors who join us each year in the fight against cancer," Chairman Brenda Matheny said.

This year's Relay for Life will be held at the Leachville City Park on Friday, June 14.

The next meeting will be at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 25, at Leachville City Hall. All interested persons are encouraged to attend.

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