Relay offers auction baskets, food choices

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

At 10 a.m. Saturday, during the American Cancer Society Relay For Life at Bedford County Agriculture and Education Center, an auction will be held featuring gift baskets prepared by various Relay For Life teams.

Scheduled to be sold:

Health & Fitness Basket

Gift Cards Basket, featuring various restaurants

"Beanies For Baldies" Hat Basket

Redneck Margarita Maker Basket

Chocolate Dream Basket

Back to School Basket

Spa Theme Basket

Automotive Basket

Timber Top Farm Cheese/Crackers Basket

Tea & Coffee Basket

Tennessee Volunteers Basket

Alabama Basket

Weekend Getaway Harrah's Metropolis Basket

Apple Theme Basket

Pampered Chef Basket

Thirty-One Basket

Camping Basket

Tailgating Basket

Any and all visitors are welcome to participate in the gift basket auction.

The Relay will also be the first place to buy a 2013 calendar featuring photos of local cancer survivors. Photos were solicited for months, and he calendar will be ready for sale starting at the Relay.

The Relay begins at 6 p.m. Friday with a "survivors lap" for cancer survivors. The event encourages public attendance, and participating teams will have concession booths, games and other activities on Friday evening and Saturday morning. Some of the food items scheduled to be available Friday night include:

Snazzy Nazzy booth: Pinto beans and cornbread, fried pies

Shelbyville Central High School booth: Chicken sandwiches, baked goods, slushes

Newell Rubbermaid: Barbecue nachos, popcorn

B.U.M.S.: Fried pickles, homemade ice cream, popcorn, corn dogs

Heritage Medical Center: Ribs

Busy Bees: Loaded baked potatoes, hamburgers, hot dogs, brownies, cookies

Living Stones Community Church: Barbecue sandwich plate, fried pies

Wheelbillies: Fish and chips, bratwurst, funnel cakes

First United Methodist Church: Frito pies, fruit, chicken salad croissant

Ruby Tuesday: Gourmet cupcakes, beef and chicken Ruby Minis

Wild About Smiles: Barbecue sandwich plate, snow cones

Walmart: Hamburgers, hot dogs, baked potatoes, s'mores, fruit tea

Tennessee Oncology: Baked goods, candied apples

Write Aways: Nachos, smoked sausage, cotton candy

Many of the booths will offer breakfast food on Saturday, including bagels, breakfast bars, biscuit and gravy, sausage and biscuit, fried bologna, fried potatoes, muffins, pastries, pancakes and sausage,

The Relay ends at noon Saturday.

The American Cancer Society uses proceeds from Relay For Life events across the U.S. for its work of cancer research, education and advocacy, as well as programs like Hope Lodge or Look Good, Feel Better which benefit cancer patients.

For more information about the event, go to .

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