Relay for Life of East Walker still looking for sponsorships, teams
by Rachel Davis
Mar 14, 2013 | 755 views | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend | print
SUMITON — The East Walker Chamber of Commerce heard from representatives for the Relay for Life of East Walker. The event will be Friday, April 26, from 6 p.m. until 6 a.m. at Sumiton Park on Main Street.

The organizers are still looking for groups to have fundraising teams, as well as “in memory of” or “in honor of” donations. These include a white luminaria bag for $5, a gold luminaria bag for $15, a sky lantern for $25 or a tiki torch/pull bow and personalized oval glass ornaments for $75.

There are also sponsorships available for groups and businesses. These range in price from $150 for a bronze sponsor that includes the business name in the program and a sponsorship sign for the business to $2,000 for a title sponsorship that includes headline billing in all promotional materials, corporate logo in the event program, on the RFL t-shirts, on the sponsorship banner at the event and a sponsorship sign to be displayed at the business.

In-kind donations will also be accepted and count toward the sponsorship amounts.

For more information or to register a team contact Malinda Williams with the American Cancer Society at malinda.williams@cancer.org.

In other business:

•The Chamber’s annual banquet will be held at Lee’s Restaurant on April 22. The speaker will be local baseball historian Joe Holley. Tickets are $25 each or $125 for a table of 6. Contact Executive Director Chee-Vee Whitfield at 255-0202 for tickets.

•The next Meet and Greet event will be in Cordova.

The date has tentatively been set for May 21 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

•The next Sumiton-area Business Alliance meeting will be at the Sumiton Community Center on June 6 at 6 p.m. The topic will be CPR and using an Automated External Defibrillator.