It’s launch time for Relay for Life event

THERE is an old saying ‘You give, you get!’ and that’s what participants in a Relay for Life have found.

Team members have found friendship and family relationships have been strengthened by working towards a common goal. Everyone has gained satisfaction raising money for a worthwhile cause.

Would you like to team up to beat cancer joining Banbridge’s Relay for Life which will take place on Banbridge Rugby Club Grounds from 10am on Saturday 11th June until 10am Sunday 12th?

There will be a launch and information night on Monday February 7 at 8pm in Banbridge Rugby Club, Newry Road. Join your team in your town saving lives. More information may be obtained through the website or the Relay hotline 08716 41 26 02

Cancer Research UK fund over 4,000 scientists, doctors and nurses across UK, are funding around 200 clinical trials and testing new radiotherapy techniques and drugs. Their work has been at the heart of improving cancer treatment. As a result people diagnosed with cancer today are twice as likely to survive for at least 10 years than in the early 1970s

A big thank you is due to all who supported the nearly new toy sale before Christmas. The proceeds provide a great start to our 2011 Relay. The Christmas Polar bear was won by Alan while Bobby Evans guessed the correct name of the duck, which was Desmond. Thank you to all who supported the raffles.

The Dolly Mixtures team is running a table quiz on Friday February 4 in Closket Orange Hall at 7.30 pm. That should be great craic!

Banbridge’s Relay is known to be one of the best held in UK. Registration will secure your team’s pitch so come along and be part of a fantastic community event.

Find out more about our local relay by phoning Marjorie, telephone number 406 27764 or Doreen, telephone number 406 23782.