Relay for Life 9 benefits cancer research; prizes offered for contributions

Relay for Life, scheduled in Winnfield on Friday, May 6, to raise funds for cancer research. Sabine State Bank and a group of Winnfield merchants are sponsoring interest in the Relay with a drawing on May 9, for a group of prizes, for donations to the fund.

Tickets may be purchased at Sabine State Bank, or at any of the sponsoring Winnfield firms; Ivan Smith, American Discount Furniture, WalMart, Nichols, Sensational Scents, and Family Dollar at $3.00 each, or 2 for $5.00.

First prize is a 34-inch wide-screen Vizio television. Other prizes include a lovely hand-made quilt, a gift box of Jill Bates Bath Products, and others.

The relay run starts at the Winnfield High School track on Highway 167 North in Winnfield, at 6 p.m. Friday May 6, and runs through the night.

The prizes are on display in the lobby of Sabine State Bank on Highway 167 North, across from WalMart in Winnfield.