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Too Late

Posted Friday, August 8, 2008, at 8:23 AM

I suppose it's too late to back out now. Today is the Furnas County Relay For Life and our team is in town and we'll get set up for the Relay this afternoon. We've bothered just about everybody we know for a donation, but I wish we could have done better. It's tough asking people to donate to charity when they have plenty of things going on in their own lives.

For example, my brother-in-law got laid off his job in Denver a month ago, yet sis and bro in law somehow managed a big contribution. They have 2 kids so making a donation had to be a real stretch for them, yet they felt compelled to help out.

I know McCook had it's Relay last week and many of you donated to that worthwhile cause, but for those of you that didn't, forgot, or maybe never thought about contributing to cancer research, it's really not too late to help.

Tonight starting at 7PM at the Cambridge track and football field, those of us that feel very strongly about helping find a cure for cancer will be out putting some miles on our shoes until 7AM Saturday morning. There will be games, food, basket auction (there is some really cool stuff up for bid) and numerous activities for the whole family.

It may be too late for us to back out of the Relay as I'd rather sleep than walk all night, but it's not too late for you to help our cause. If you can't make it to the Relay, you can still help beat cancer at Hoag's Heroes Relay for Life Web Site.

If you can, please come on down, have some fun, and celebrate life with the Furnas County Relay For Life. I can't speak for any other teams, but at midnight Hoag's Heros will be holding a frozen T-shirt contest with a $25 prize for the first person getting their frozen shirt on. It won't be easy to be the winner of this one and a limited number of frozen shirts are available. Stop by Hoag's Heros campsite (you can't miss us, we got us a sign!) and meet the team and have some fun. I hope to see you there!

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