Walk of Hope events
The Messenger. 05.22.08
Pick-up for Boston butts purchased from Team Cathy Hometown Walk of Hope will be Friday from noon-6 at Fire Station Number 2 on Bishop Street in Union City, located behind Union City Elementary School. The orange purchase ticket will be necessary to claim an order. For more information, call Trena Edgin at 446-3115.
The Third Annual Walk of Hope Bike Run sponsored by Team Alexander will be Saturday at Graham Park in Union City. Signs will be posted from Wendy’s in Union City, directing people to the park’s east entrance.
Registration will begin at 10:15 and the first bike will leave at 11. Each hand is $10, with prizes and drawings awarded following the run.
Chicken plates will be sold after the run for $5. The meal will include chicken, two sides, a beverage and dessert.
All funds raised will go to assist people in Obion County who are undergoing cancer treatment. Funds are dispersed through the Obion County Cancer Agency and Hometown Walk of Hope provides the only funding for this organization. Last year, Hometown Walk of Hope raised $156,000 and assisted 35-39 families each month.
For more information, call Stacey Alexander at 536-5078.
Bennett’s Inc. in downtown Union City will host a Walk of Hope fish fry May 30, with serving to take place 4-6 p.m. behind the store. Tickets are $5 and Jim Cawley will be a special guest at the event.
All proceeds will go to Hometown Walk of Hope.
The Highway to Heaven Walk of Hope team from Troy First Baptist Church will have a bake sale at Wal-Mart in Union City Saturday from 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
Cooking and entertaining enthusiast Teresa Vinson will conduct a “lunch ’n’ learn” Friday in the Tower Conference Room at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union City. There are two sessions: 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.
In this session called “Let’s Eat,” Mrs. Vinson will share summer cooking, baking and grilling tips. Tickets are $7 each. To reserve a seat, purchase ticket(s) by contacting Kara Ward at 884-8750.
All proceeds benefit Hometown Walk of Hope.
There will be a cookout featuring hotdog plates for $5 from 4-6 p.m. Tuesday at HealthQuest on East Reelfoot Avenue in Union City. Lifeline Blood Services will be at HealthQuest accepting blood donations and will be hosting the cookout as a fundraiser, in partnership with Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union City.