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Flipping Out About Cancer

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ABOVE: One of the students from Jaime’s tumbling does a one-handed flip for the crowd in the gymnasium of the Nashville Grade School at Relay For Life, Saturday evening. RIGHT: Visitors, vendors and fundraisers crowded into the school’s hallways, due to being forced indoors by rainy weather.

Following months of participation and anticipation, Washington County Relay For Life was held this Saturday, April 25 at the Nashville Grade School.

The event ran from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m., with a jam packed schedule of events both entertaining and heartfelt.

The first laps of the relay were the survivor’s lap. The caregivers lap and the team lap.

Entertainment included Sonya’s Gotta Dance, the NCHS Percussion Ensemble, Jaime’s Tumbling, the NCHS Band, Zumba with Ambaro Wolden, Rhythm Effects Dancer, and Happy Hour Karaoake with Tony Waters.

Emotions came to a head with the Luminaria Ceremony held once it got dark, including a reading of all those who the luminarias were purchased in memory of.

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