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Weather forces Relay relocation to YMCA

By By Adam Prestridge
Organizers with today’s Relay for Life in Atmore have made some changes due to the threat of inclement weather this weekend.
According to activities chairperson Deborah Camp, the location for Relay has changed from Tom Byrne Park to the Atmore Area YMCA building located on Pensacola Avenue.
In addition, the parade tied to this year’s Relay theme, “Cancer is no Parade,” has been cancelled.
The survivor’s brunch is still scheduled for 10 a.m. at First United Methodist Church. Relay opening ceremonies will begin at 1 p.m. at the Y.
The entertainment schedule, listed below, remains the same:
1 p.m. – CELEBRATE – Honorary Chair – Judy Branum, National Anthem – Haley Murph
12:30 p.m. – Survivor Lap followed by Caregiver and Team laps
2 p.m. – On stage – Voices of Anointing
2:30 p.m. – On stage – Haley Murph
3 p.m. – Cake Judging – Birthday celebration following judging
3 p.m. – On stage – Ryan Carter
4 p.m. – On stage – Sweet Lovin’ Daddy
4:30 p.m. – Team activities
5 p.m. – Team songs on main stage
5:30 p.m. – On stage – TBA
6 p.m. – On stage – Barbershop Quartet
7 p.m. – Team activities – So you think you can dance?
7:30 p.m. – Team activities
8 p.m. – On stage – TBA
9 p.m. – REMEMBER
10 p.m. – Womanless Beauty Pageant
10:45 p.m. – Team activities
11 p.m. – FIGHT BACK!! AWARDS/CLOSING
Everyone is encouraged to come out and support Relay for Life and help in the fight against cancer.
See Wednesday’s Advance for coverage of Relay for Life 2010. Also, visit www.atmorefocus.com for photos.