The “Flower Children” team of the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life of Marion County is hosting their thirteenth annual “Spring Fling” on Saturday, April 20th at the American Legion Hall – Post #174 in Palmyra.
The “Flower Children” team of the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life of Marion County is hosting their thirteenth annual “Spring Fling” on Saturday, April 20th at the American Legion Hall – Post #174 in Palmyra. The fun-filled evening includes a social hour at 5:00, dinner at 6:00 and auction at 7:15. The meal is being catered by HATS Restaurant with an entree choice of pork loin or chicken cordon bleu.
Spring Fling offers everyone a chance to “Celebrate” those who have survived cancer and those who are currently battling cancer, “Remember” those who have lost their fight to cancer and “Fight Back” against a disease that knows no boundaries. Spring Fling will have both live and silent auctions featuring over 200 items donated by local and regional individuals and businesses with something for everyone. Auction items will include tickets for the St. Louis Cardinals, St. Louis Rams, Kansas City Chiefs, Kansas City Royals and Nationwide Series and NASCAR® races in Kansas City, hand-crafted items and furniture, overnight hotel stays, restaurant and spa gift certificates, auto care products, show tickets and many more items. Some of these items are expected to be displayed in Palmyra at J’s Salon and Pro Active Chiropractic Center, located on Main Street, and Exchange Bank on Hwy 61 and other businesses. The Flower Children will once again accept major credit cards at this year’s Spring Fling.
Tickets are $20 each and can be purchased from Rodney and Ginny Kuntemeyer at Flower City Florist, Jacque Hess at J’s Salon, Scott Stiffey at Pro Active Chiropractic Center, Clint Stewart at Palmyra State Bank, Irene Meyers at F&M Bank, and Ann Cooksey at Exchange Bank; or from any of the following team members and volunteers, Bill and Carolyn Andresen, Alison Berti, Susan Berti, Kathy Bringer, Chester and Mary Bross, Lisa Bross, Mark and Stephanie Bross, Jean Buckwalter, David & Allison Clayton, Beverly Cook, David and Cheryl Damron, Howard Disselhorst, Sally Dorris, Bryon and Cathy Dorsey, Gerre Feigenspan, Derek and Joelle Fohey, Deborah Francis, Renee Goldinger, Patricia Gooch, Kim Hanlin, Bill and Carol Ann Johnson, Kevin LaFoe, Greg and Jennifer Leftwich, Steve and Rozanne Lewis, Eric and Marsha Lundberg, Brian and Carrie McKinney, Kenny Meyers, Robert and Stacey Meyers, Becky O’Brien, Kelly O’Brien, Chris & Sarah Parsons, Troy and Susan Ragar, Donna Roy, Phyllis Schaffer, Kevin and Sheila Scholl, Cheryl Shade, Claudie Shade, Matt and Kristi Smith, Christin Stewart, Dr. Lanny and Kelli Stiles, Mike and Kim Trower, Joyce Vannice, and Ruth Ann Wright.
For more information about joining the Flower Children or if you would like to donate an item to be included in the auction, please contact any team member or volunteer, Mark and Stephanie Bross at 769-2365 or 221-5958, or Chester and Mary Bross at 769-3755.
The 2013 Relay For Life of Marion County will be held June 7-8 at Flower City Park from 7pm Friday until 7am on Saturday. Contact the American Cancer Society at 800-227-2345 for more information.