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Events help raise money for ACS’s Relay for Life

By Staff | Jun 13, 2012

As fundraising for this year’s Tyler County Relay For Life winds down, the Mad Hatters team is working feverously to close out their effort with two unique events.

Proceeds from both events will benefit Relay For Life of Tyler County.

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The 2nd Annual Tyler Star News “Corn Hole for the Cure” tournament was postponed due to rain, but teams can rest assured the fun and games will go on this Thursday, rain or shine, at Fox’s Business & Activity Center in Sistersville.

Registration will begin at 6:30 p.m. The tournament is slated to begin at 7 p.m.

The cost per team is $10. Each participant will receive a commemorative t-shirt with their paid registration. Additional t-shirts will be sold at the event for $5 each. Youth sizes are available in limited quantities.

For more information or to receive a form via email, contact Jonay Corley at 304-652-4141 or editor@tylerstarnews.com.

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On Saturday, the Tyler Star News and the Wells Inn will sponsor the inaugural Remembrance Ball from 7-10 p.m. at the hotel in Sistersville. Proceeds from the event will benefit Relay for Life of Tyler County.

Hors d’oeuvres will be served in the hotel’s formal dining room throughout the evening, with dancing in the courtyard. Music will be provided by Rick Estep (DJ Vyros). Additionally, Dave Wells will be on hand to provide romantic carriage rides through the city.

Couples will have the opportunity to pose for photographs for a small donation. Each couple will receive a 5×7 print as a souvenir.

The cost of admission is $20 per person or $35 per couple. Call 304-652-4141 to make a reservation, or purchase advance tickets in person at the Tyler Star News office located at 720 Wells Street, Sistersville. Reservations are firm upon receipt of payment.

“Cancer survivors, caregivers and others who have touched by cancer are encouraged to attend to celebrate life and honor those who have been lost to this devastating disease,” commented Jonay Corley, editor of the Tyler Star News.

Formal attire is suggested, but not required.

For more information or to RSVP, call 304-652-4141.