With the kick-off event behind us and the main event approaching, Starke County Relay for Life teams are planning their fundraisers to get this year’s fundraising effort off to a good start. The Demotte State Bank Relay Team has announced two fundraisers planned within the next few months with proceeds to go toward Starke County Relay for Life.
The first event will be held at Mexico Lindo on Saturday, Feb. 9, from 5 to 8 p.m. Mexico Lindo has teamed up with the Demotte team to host a “Give Back Night,” with a percentage of proceeds from the evening to go toward Relay. Just five days before Valentine’s Day, Team Demotte State Bank will be present during the evening to help with refreshments and do whatever they can to make the evening special.
After that, the team is planning to hold the First Starke County Relay for Life Pageant at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Knox. The event will be held on April 21 at 2 p.m. in the family life center, where a winner will be crowned from each group to represent their title and participate at the Starke County Relay for Life event at the Hamlet fairgrounds in June.
Entry fees are $30 per contestant, with age groups consisting of Teeny Tiny, ages one to three; Tiny Miss, ages four to seven; Little Miss, ages eight to 12; and Miss, ages 13 to 18. The team is seeking sponsorships and donations to cover expenses. Applications can be picked up at Demotte State Bank, or anyone interested can call Pamela McDonald at (574) 806-1143, or Candice Miller at (574) 806-2901. The application deadline is March 29.