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Relay for Life of Watauga County Hosts Opening Ceremony Feb. 6 at Deerfield United Methodist Church

Published Friday, February 7, 2014 at 8:02 pm
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Last night, Relay for Life of Watauga County hosted their annual opening ceremony at Deerfield United Methodist Church in Boone. Beginning at 6 p.m., veteran participants and new relayers met and mingled to prepare for this year's fundraising efforts. Read more… Photos and Story by Madison V. Fisler
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The Watauga County Relay for Life Hosts the 2014 Kickoff Event Feb. 6 at Deerfield Methodist Church

Published Monday, February 3, 2014 at 12:54 pm
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Relay for Life of Watauga County will hold the 2014 Kick-Off event on Thursday, Feb. 6. The event will be held at Deerfield United Methodist Church on Deerfield Road in Boone. Registration and welcome will begin at 5:45 p.m. and the meeting will begin at 6 p.m. Top Relayers and teams from 2013 will be recognized, along with Team Captains and teams who have participated in early registration challenges for this years' event. Read more… Photo by Ken Ketchie
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Local Business ‘Pennies Making Change’ Honors Ted Mackorell with Proceeds Benefiting Cancer Research

Published Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 3:30 pm
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In November of 2013, siblings and Boone natives Andrew, 25, and Ashley Mackorell, 22, started Pennies Making Change, a business turning everyday pennies into jewelry with a meaning and uniting purpose. The business was started in honor of their late father and beloved member of the community, Ted Mackorell, who once owned Makoto's Japanese Steakhouse and passed away in 2005 from brain cancer. Pennies Making Change donates 20 percent of all proceeds to the American Cancer Society. Read more… By Nikka Hronis - Photo by Ken Ketchie
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The 2013 Watauga County Relay for Life Once Again A Massive Ongoing Success – Photos Included

Published Monday, June 17, 2013 at 3:45 pm
June 17, 2013. On Friday, June 14, 36 teams comprised of Watauga County survivors, caregivers and supporters showed their dedication to the eradication of cancer everywhere with the Watauga County Relay for Life. This year's Relay was a huge success, despite a windy start. Read more...
BY MADISON V. FISLER
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The American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life of Watauga County will be held Tomorrow, June 14 at WHS

Published Thursday, June 13, 2013 at 4:28 pm
June 13, 2013. The American Cancer Society's Relay for Life of Watauga County will be held at Watauga High School in Boone on June 14. This annual fundraiser not only raises money for cancer reasearch, but also serves as a meeting point for supporters, survivors and caretakers and as a memorial to those who have already passed on. Read more...
BY MADISON V. FISLER
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Watauga County Relay For Life Teams Raise Funds, Hope and Morale in Their Crusade to Irradicate Cancer (Part 1)

Published Friday, June 7, 2013 at 1:15 pm
June 7, 2013. This year, Relay for Life is spectacularly large event that consists of 36 teams raising money for the American Cancer Society. In this series, we will feature a few of the teams each day up to the day of the event on June 14. Read more...
BY MADISON V. FISLER
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The Sixth Annual Relay for Life Scarecrow 5K Run/Walk Oct. 13 to Benefit the American Cancer Society

Published Thursday, September 13, 2012 at 3:06 pm
Sept. 13, 2012. Mark your calendars for Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012, at 8:30 a.m. to be able to participate in the sixth annual Relay for Life Scarecrow 5K Run/Walk taking place on the Greenway Trail in Boone. Cash prizes will be awarded to the overall first place male and female and to the master's male and female. Read more...
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Make a Difference! Ski or Ride to Benefit the American Cancer Society at Sugar Mountain Ski Resort

Published Friday, March 2, 2012 at 10:13 am
March 2, 2012. SUGAR MOUNTAIN -- On Sunday, March 4, Sugar Mountain celebrates the life of the late Dick Trundy, a decorated Marine Corps General and aviator who served as Sugar Mountain Ski Resorts Director of Operations after his retirement from the service. Trundy was an avid skier who enthusiastically embraced the daily life of a ski area executive. Unfortunately he died of cancer in 2002. Read more...
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