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People and horses will have a place at this year's Anderson County Relay for Life.
The annual Relay for Life event, which raises money for the American Cancer Society, will be Friday, July 11, beginning at 6 p.m. at the American Legion Fairgrounds.
Nearly 30 teams have set out to raise $82,000, said Charlene Hanks, a publicist for the event.
Some highlights will be the survivor's walk and the luminaria ceremony, Hanks said.
Another can't-miss will be a performance by gospel/bluegrass singer Kenny Bishop, she said.
"He's probably the biggest entertainment act we've ever had at Relay," Hanks said.
Still, another event sure to draw a crowd will be the third annual Relay For Life on Horseback event also taking place at the Fairgrounds.
There will be a meal and a silent auction as well as games, said Lea Ann Jackson, an organizer of the event.
"We'll have a pony pulling a wagon for the kids, buggy rides, we'll play games on horseback and have a Tennessee walking yearling colt we'll sell chances on," she said.
This is only the second year the event has been held in Lawrenceburg, and Jackson said she hopes for a good turnout.
"We're hoping we have as good of a turnout as last year," she said.
The horseback event raised about $5,200 last year, Jackson said, well over the $4,000 goal they set. This year though, she said, they are far from that $4,000.
"It's been a bad year for money," Jackson said. "I don't now if we're going to make it."
Donations are accepted for the meal, Jackson said.
Jackson herself is a cancer survivor, having suffered breast cancer twice, with the cancer cells affecting her spine. She also lost a younger brother to cancer when he was 22, she said.
There are many ways to get involved with Relay for Life, but the horseback event gets even more people to participate, Jackson said.
"It gets people involved who normally don't," she said. "For some reason they will come out with their horses. It gets a different crowd."