Relay for Life at Cain tonight, $70,000 pledged so far to fight cancer

ROCKWALL – Over $70,000 has already been pledged to fight cancer at the 2012 American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Rockwall County being held tonight from 7 pm to 6:30 am at Cain Middle School, 6620 Fm 3097 – at the intersection of Horizon Rd and SH549.

The public is invited to join hundreds of area residents to walk and run all night long in memory of cancer victims and donate for research to end cancer.

Volunteers are needed.

RISD School Board member Leigh Plagens has raised the most money for this year’s event at $8,198. Carolyn Keane is second with $2,695 and Dwain Smith $2,579.  Team 5-H leads fundraising teams with $8,383.

Major event sponsors include Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Rockwall, the Hilton Hotel, Lakeside Party Rentals, Living Magazine, Ag Power, Nestle, Commerce Street Capital, Horizon Car Wash, Farmers Electric Cooperative, Lakeside Chevrolet, Regal Realtors, Chick-fil-A, Service King, Wonka and many more.

For more info, see their website at

By J.J. Smith, Publisher






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