Relay teams rolling out fundraisers


Teams participating in the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life of Cullman County are rolling out fundraisers in advance of the May 6 event at the Cullman County Fairgrounds. Over the next several weeks, teams are hosting meals, painting classes and more as they raise funds for research, education and patient support and services.

The team from Seventh Street Baptist Church is hosting a Swamp John’s meal on Wednesday, March 30 in their fellowship hall. Meals are $11 and include, fish, shrimp or chicken or a combination, slaw, French fries, hush puppies and a drink. Tickets can be purchased in advance at the church or at the door. You can dine in or carry out. The meal will be held from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Cullman Primary Care P.C.,’s team is hosting a Sips N Strokes painting class on Friday, April 8, at 6 p.m., at the Cullman Sips N Strokes location, 111 First St. NW, Cullman. Choose your painting and your colors. The class is $30, with a portion of the proceeds benefitting Relay For Life of Cullman County. Seating is limited to the first 30 people to register. Email to register for the class.

Relay For Life of Cullman County is hosting a Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, April 9, from 7 to 9:30 a.m., at Applebee’s of Cullman on Cherokee Avenue. Plates are $5 each and include pancake and sausage, with coffee, hot chocolate, tea, water or Coke products to drink

After breakfast on April 9, head to Werner’s Trading Co., on Highway 278 West for lunch at the 11th annual Colton’s Cookout for a CURE from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Plates are $7 (suggested donation) and choices are BBQ sandwich and chips or deep fried hot dogs and fries. All plates are served with slaw, baked beans, drink and dessert.

All Relay For Life teams have access to fundraisers for luminaries, torches of hope, Relay quilt and Dollywood passes. Some teams have their own team and individual fundraisers as well.

Donations to the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life go toward research, education, and patient support and services. For more information about Relay For Life of Cullman County, visit or contact Helen Allen at 256-709-4019 or Visit or call 800-227-2345 for 24/7 access to information and support.

Relay For Life of Cullman County will be held from 6 p.m. to midnight on Friday, May 6, at Cullman County Fairgrounds. A survivors dinner will be held at 5 p.m., that night, and the Survivors Breakfast will be held at 7 a.m., Wednesday, May 4, at Cullman Church of Christ.


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