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Weekend filled with Relay for Life fundraisers

May 19, 2011

BLACKFOOT — This weekend is full of ways to contribute to Relay for Life while having fun. Relay for Life will be June 17-18 at Blackfoot High School.
Two fundraising events are happening at the Downtown Dance Studio show at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday in the Blackfoot Performing Arts Center.
The Laura VanOrden/Cindy Campbell Team will be selling roses for $5 for dancers at the Downtown Dance Studio performances at Blackfoot High School.
The Rotary of Blackfoot Relay team will also be selling raffle tickets for a free year of dance with Downtown Dance at the show.
On Saturday, the Electricians for Life team is hosting "Give Cancer the Boot" boot polishing and Zhu Zhu races from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Cal Ranch. For more information call Laurie Watters at 390-1913.
The Silver Spurs 4H Club will be selling food Saturday at the Horse 4-H Clinic at Mickelsen's Arena.
Also on Saturday the Grandma's Gang Relay team will have a multi-family yard sale at 1835 Frontage Road from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. with all the proceeds going to Relay for Life. They will also be selling luminaries at the yard sale. If anyone wants to donate items to the yard sale, they can call Pat at 681-4243.
There will be a craft sale in front of Kathy & Company, 792 W. Bridge, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. sponsored by the J & J's Crew Relay team. Items for sale will include refrigerator magnets, decorative tiles, decorative wood blocks, headbands, homemade jams, candies and pink ribbon journals.
The Swatt Team is hosting a bake sale at the Blackfoot Swimming Pool on Saturday from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Upcoming Events:
The Relay for Life garage sale will be June 4 from 7 a.m.-1 p.m. at Bingham Memorial Hospital on the south lawn. All teams are invited to participate.
There will be a ping pong ball drop June 4 at the Blackfoot High School football field. Gates will open at 4 p.m., admission is $2. A plane will fly over at 4:30 p.m. dropping 3,500 ping pong balls, some with prizes on them. The event is sponsored by the Idaho Central Credit Union Relay team.
The Relay team Pony Up for a Cure is hosting a team sorting competition June 4 at Val and Heather Carter's arena at 1025 South 1500 West in Pingree. The cost is $10 per team of three for one go around or $20 for three go arounds. Check-in will begin at 11 a.m. with lunch at 12 p.m. Team sorting will begin at 1 p.m. For more information call Val or Heather Carter at 684-4811 or 390-4833 or Joyce Dalley at 684-4097.
The final team captain meeting will be June 15 at 7 p.m. at XII Stones inside the Blackfoot Chevron. The Survivor Dinner, sponsored by On The Spot Cleaning and Restoration, will be June 14 at 5:30 p.m. at the Arts & Crafts building at the Eastern Idaho State Fairgrounds.
The Carson & Barnes Circus is June 15 with showtimes at 4 and 7 p.m. Ten percent of the profits will be donated to Relay for Life. Advance tickets will be available at Short Stop and the Bank of Commerce.
On June 17-18, A&W is donating 10 percent of their sales to Relay for Life and Sinclair is giving away car washes with a donation.

Ongoing fundraisers:
The second edition of the Twisted Sisters' Relay team cookbooks are $10. Email or call Joyce at ajghrlamb@gmail.com or 681-1854 or Bobbie at bobbiesteffensen@gmail.com or 681-1387.
Silver Spur 4H Club is selling ‘Relay Donation Feet’ for $1 at the Snake River Sinclair, PRB Feed, and Bingham Coop. Plus, they have donation buckets at A&W, Mickelsen Construction, Golden Comb, Dr. Peterson’s Office, Bingham Coop and the Snake River Sinclair. Also, www.kreativecorner.etsy.com is donating 25 percent of May's online sales to the Silver Spur 4H Club.
The Bank of Commerce's "Piggy Bank Posse" team is selling candy bars for $1. They also have donation jars at all the desks and teller lines.
Alliance Title is selling its fourth annual Awesome Cookbooks for $7. They are also raffling a survivor quilt and bag donated by Jacque Winterowd. Raffle tickets are $5 each or 5 for $20. Call Michelle or Christa at 785-4573 or purchase at 246 W. Pacific.
And if you're looking for someone to help with a little spring cleaning, the Rodriguez boys are having a lawn spring clean fundraiser. On Saturdays through May they will rake leaves, clean flower beds, plant flowers and mow lawns for $7.50 per hour. Call 680-9586 to schedule. This fundraiser is sponsored by Team F.A.I.T.H. and Team U.F.C.
Aggies Angels is selling homemade noodles, biscotti, Italian bread, homemade fudge, ribbon cakes and cookies. They are also selling handmade note cards. For prices and more information contact Oleva Blessinger at 684-4948 or 236-6713 ext. 3740 or Agnes Schreier at 785-1316.
The Bingham County Law Enforcement Team sponsors a bake sale every other Friday at the Bingham County Courthouse from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Pony Up for a Cure is raffling hunting and folding knives custom made by Mark Bair and a gift basket and two baby quilts. Tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5. They are also selling "Hope" charms and crochet headbands. Items can be viewed at the Blackfoot Livestock Auction. For more information call Tami Hickman at 201-3786.
Team Monkey Shine is raffling a Utah getaway that includes two tickets to Lagoon, two tickets to 7 Peaks water park and two tickets to the Living Planet Aquarium along with a one-night hotel stay at the Quality Inn in Salt Lake City. Tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5. Call 390-7388 for more information or to purchase tickets.
The Swatt Team is raffling a swimming basket with pool toys and supplies plus a punch chard to the Blackfoot Pool. Also in the raffle is a ‘Cars’ movie themed baby blanket. Contact Chantel at 479-6698 for more information.

 

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