Each year, Holmes and Washington Counties partner for Relay for Life, a community based fundraising event of the American Cancer Society. Monies raised during the annual event not only funds cancer research, but also helps offset cost such as transportation to treatment for Holmes and Washington County cancer patients. In the months leading up to the annual event, local teams work to raise money for the cause. If your Relay for Life team would like a fundraising event included in this list, email information to: news@chipleypaper.com


Penny war

VERNON – Vernon Elementary School will participate in a penny war Monday, March 5 through Friday, March 9. Classes will compete against each other by grade. Winners will receive a popcorn party. All proceeds will benefit Washington-Holmes County Relay For Life. The penny war will be hosted by the Fighting Jackets Dream Team.



Rib Sale

WASHINGTON/HOLMES COUNTY - The Community South Credit Union Relay for Life team will host a rib sale Thursday, March 15. Ribs are $20 and can be picked up between noon and 4 p.m. Delivery is available or several orders. Money is due at pick up or delivery. All proceeds benefit Washington/Holmes County Relay For Life. For more information, or to order, email vickie.williams@communitysouth.net



Bass Tournament

VERNON - The Vernon High School Fighting Jackets Dream Team will host a "Go Fish For A Cure" Bass Tournament Saturday, March 17, at Gap Pond in Vernon. Fishing will begin at daylight with weigh-in at noon. Entry fee is $50 per boat. There will be a five fish limit for weigh-in, fish must be at least 12 inches in length. Dead fish will have a four ounces deduction from the weight. Cash prizes will be given to the top two places. All proceeds benefit Washington/Holmes County Relay For Life. For more information, call Tracie Herbert or Lora Goodman at 850-535-2046.


Rib Sale

CHIPLEY – The HTNB Relay For Life team is hosting a rib sale. Pre-orders are due by Friday, April 13. Pick-up will be from noon to 4 p.m. Thursday, April 19 at the HTNB Officce located at 777 Main Street Building A (yellow building north of Piggly Wiggly). Ribs are sold by the whole rack and cost $20. All proceeds benefit Washington/Holmes County Relay For Life. For more information or to order call 850-415-9002.



2018 Relay for Life

CHIPLEY - The 2018 Holmes-Washington Relay for Life event will be held from 6 p.m. until midnight at Pals Park in Chipley on April 27, 2018. The theme of the 2018 event is "Games Over, Cancer!" For more information email bushfamily80@gmail.com or danielle.cappel@cancer.org