|Published: 7:16 PM, 01/18/2013
Author: Duay O'Neil
Source: The Newport Plain Talk
NEWPORT-In between torrential rains and paralyzing
snowstorms, Cocke County Relay of Life volunteers officially kicked off this
year's campaign last Friday night with at Victory Lanes.
Beverly Holland, American Cancer Society Community
Representative introduced Katie Thomas and Cindy Holt, co-chairs of the 2013
drive to raise money for ACS.
Holt, a cancer survivor herself, is admissions director
at Newport Health and Rehabilitation Center, and Thomas is the wife of Newport
Medical Center CEO Spencer Thomas.
"Our goal this year is $98,000," said Holt.
"Cocke County topped their goal last year by several thousand dollars and
we look forward to doing the same thing this year."
The theme for this year's drive is "Go Big!", a
tribute to Relay for Life's policy of "Relay Big! Hope Big! and Dream
For more details, please see the weekend edition of the
Newport Plain Talk.
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