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May 13, 2014

Hundreds gather to fight cancer

— Relay For Life was held Saturday, May 10 at Knight Stadium in Lindsay. Approximately 150 cancer survivors walked in the Survivor lap. Hundreds came out to support the fight against cancer to benefit the American Cancer Society, whose mission is to celebrate, remember & fight back. Fundraising totals are still being calculated but Relay For Life of Cooke County has raised over $180,000 to date. Donations are still being accepted through Aug. 31.

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Cooke County Commissioners Court approved a proclamation declaring August, September and October United Way Months in Cooke County. Pictured during Monday’s commissioners court meeting are Craig Lamkin, Nadine Creswell, Pam Sidwell, Kathy Reed, commissioner Leon Klement, Judge John Roane, commissioner Al Smith, Billy Roessler, commissioner B.C. Lemons, commissioner Gary Hollowell, Ruth Chalmers and Cooke County United Way executive director Angie Hare. Lamkin, Creswell, Sidwell, Reed, Roessler, Chalmers and Hare were on hand to accept the proclamation on behalf of United Way.

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The new Bosco’s Gym facility located at 1112 E. Main St. in Gainesville is up and running with state-of-the-art equipment and training available. Owner Sarah Galvan is excited about the new center that offers long time patrons as well as new members a place to rejuvenate and get fit. The estimated 7000 square foot facility houses an extensive weight room, work out space, treadmills, a cardio vascular area, aerobics, spin cycle room, two personal training rooms as well as a childcare facility. Hours of operation are 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

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In the photo above, Dr. Matthew Bayne and his staff stand outside Family Dental Care of Gainesville.

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