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Relay for Life on the horizon

We are only three weeks away from Archuleta County’s Relay for Life, to be held June 25-26 this year at the Pagosa Springs High School sports complex.

There are several activities still to come, and everyone is cordially welcome to participate.

• Friday, June 17 — Bank Night. Location yet to be determined.

• Saturday, June 18 — Third annual Ride for Life Poker Run Motorcycle Ride. $25 single, $35 couple. $500 for High Hand, $200 for Low Hand.

Registration is at Mountain Home Sound and Security, 135 Country Center Drive, Ste. C, from 9 to 11 a.m.

Closing festivities, 3 p.m. at Buffalo Inn, 164 Pagosa Blvd. The public is welcome and encouraged to join us. There will be live music, food and drink specials, a silent auction and a drawing.

All proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society Relay for Life.

Calling all cancer survivors

Every year there is a special ceremony honoring cancer survivors and their caregivers. Each registered survivor will receive a free RFL T-shirt when they check in the afternoon of the event. Please register online at, or contact LaQuita Johnson at 264-0661.


You can remember a loved one who has experienced cancer with a luminaria. Each bag represents a life and costs $10. Make your checks payable to the American Cancer Society and mail to: ACS, 320 Solitude Place, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147. Include the following information: In honor of … In memory of … or In support of ... Include your name and phone number.

For further information, call La Quita Johnson at 264-0662.

Quilt raffle

Karen Norris has donated a beautiful handmade quilt, currently on display at Ponderosa Hardware. Donation is $20 per ticket and all proceeds benefit Relay for Life. Go by Ponderosa and take a look.

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