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Relay for Life of Barton County events
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Relay for Life of Barton County events

The 2011 Relay for life of Barton County relay will open at 6 p.m. Friday, June 10,and wrap-up at 6 a.m. Saturday, June 11, at Jack Kilby Square in downtown Great Bend. For more information, call chairperson Linn Hogg at 620-617-3640, Team Development Chairperson Kandi Wolf at 620-797-5651, or visit
Below are some of the upcoming fundraisers.

Concert to benefit relay

 A Concert of Hope for Relay for Life will be held at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, April 10, at Grace Community Church, 210 McKinley. The concert will feature performances by Bev Brainerd, Makayla and Paige Lofland, Tyler Ball, Shelly Ramsey, Devan Donovan, Karla Essmiller, Brenda Friess, Dave Hickel, Ian and Maxwell McGilber and Allison and Marlene Regehr. Adoration, featuring Lonna Henderson, Becky Boese, Erika Brining and Keela Jackson, and the Faith Community Church Praise Team will also perform. Admission to the concert is free, and there will be a free-will offering taken to benefit the Relay for Life of Barton County. The Concert of Hope is sponsored by the Legacy Team.

Relay volleyball tourney planned 

The Farmers Bank and Trust Relay for Life team is holding a volleyball tournament fundraiser Saturday, April 30, at the Panther Activity Center. First game will begin at 9 a.m. and the last game will begin at 4 p.m. There is a limit of 12 teams and each will be guaranteed two games. Contact Lori Behnke at 620-791-6613 or Bobbie La Violette at 620-79-6669 for rules and more info. All proceeds will go to ACS Relay for Life.