FPC’s Relay for Life team raises nearly $7,000 for cancer society
Fayette Presbyterian Church’s Relay for Life Team participated in Fayette County’s Relay For Life event on May 18-19.
The Fayette Presbyterian team consisted of Greer and Tom Broadwater, Pam and Peter Lewin, Glenda and Lamar Hasty, Bonnie Howland, Jan Eldridge, Vickie Jeffries, and Chuck and Cindy Phillips. The FPC group raised more than $6,700, more than any other church team.
This year’s Fayette County Relay for Life raised more than $377,700 for the American Cancer Society.
Several FPC church members, including youth, joined in the booth support activities evening of fun, food prepared in the booth free for any person attending supporting the FPC Team, as well as support for walkers for whom pledges were made.
Entertainment that lasted the entire night kept all the participants moving. Also, there were drawings for Pampered Chef stone products, a Patsy Gullett collegiate print, and the sale of cappuccinos for tired and cold participants.
The Fayette Presbyterian’s membership volunteers and those in the booth took turns on the track for 24 hours for the most successful event to date to help prevent cancer.