Relay for Life
Relay for Life was held Saturday at J.C. Dry Stadium on the campus of Franklin Senior High School. Events included a car and truck show, arts and crafts fair, fun jumps and other activities as well as contests and good fun. Participating teams were the Franklin Fire Department, Franklin Foundation Hospital, Teche Action Clinic, Walmart, Tess and Friends, Raintree Elementary, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Cancer? We Ain’t Got Time Fa Dat! Chitimacha Fire Department, Fire District 11 and Cabot Corp. The local event’s theme was “Groovin’ for a Cure.” Entertainment was provided by Addie Miguez, Ricky Lorenzo, Dr. Chua & the Filipino Friends of Acadiana, The 5 O’clock Shadows and Flashback. The event also included a Survivor Celebration with a Survivor’s Lap, at top, and a Luminaria Ceremony, at center. Participants also enjoyed lots of food and fun, at bottom. The event raised $26,985 for the American Cancer Society.