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
Timber Top Farm Cheese/Crackers Basket
Tea & Coffee Basket
Tennessee Volunteers Basket
Weekend Getaway Harrah's Metropolis Basket
Apple Theme Basket
Pampered Chef 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 www.relayforlife.org/bedfordtn .