Relay for Life 2001 ready to roll

Published 7:59 pm Wednesday, June 6, 2001

Advance Staff Writer
The American Cancer Society's Relay for Life 2001 is only days away.
Friday night, hundreds of people will invade Tom Byrne Park for a 12-hour Relay event, capping months of fund-raising activites.
This year's goal is $85,000, a goal that Relay Chairman Judy Pylate has in her sights.
The evening kicks off at 5:30 p.m., with the survivors' reception. Opening ceremonies are at 6 p.m. Games, entertainment and activities will take place throughout the night. Closing ceremonies begin at 5:30 a.m., with the presentation of awards and the final lap.
This year's sponsors are:
Presenting sponsor – Alabama Electric Cooperative
Survivor sponsors – Huxford Pole and Timber, Pepsi and South Alabama Vending, First National Bank, Poarch Creek Indians,
Luminaria sponsors – Dr. Jon Yoder, Petroleum Engineering, Alto Products, Days Inn
Donor sponsors – J-Mar Trucking, Frontier Communications, Staff Chevrolet,
Friends of Relay – Alabama Power Company, Huddle House, Swift Supply, Diamond Oil.
There are 16 teams this year. The teams and captains are: Alto Products – Katie Guyton; Atmore Community Hospital – Vickie Fayard, Brenda Wade; Atmore Nursing Care Center – Scott Hurst; David's Catfish – Nicole Williamson; First National Bank – Kitty Day, Sue Beck; Frontier Communications – Cereal Daniel; Harley Bikes – Dianne Boatwright; Mary Kay – Bonnie Mason; Northview High School – Alison Robinson; Pepsi and South Alabama Vending – Rusty Miller; Poarch Creek Indians – Edie Jackson; Southern Aluminum – Michelle Donnelle; Swift Supply – Kathy Swift; The Atmore Advance – Myrna Monroe, Sherry Digmon; United Bank – Donna Harrison, Nancy Helton; Vanity Fair – Rita Gohagen;
Committee members are: co-chairpersons – Judy Pylate and Rusty Miller; entertainment – Robyn Byrd; survivor reception – Barbara Nemeth; sponsorship – Ronnie Huskey; cancer control and information – Leslie German; luminaria – Sandra Johnson; activities – Matthew Dobson, Terri Godwin; publicity – Myrna Monroe, Sherry Digmon; member at-large – Norma Hall.

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