(MEDORA) - On Saturday Medora will go Pink.
The fourth annual HOPE Medora Goes Pink Breast Cancer Awareness Event and Community Day will raise funds for those who are suffering from cancer. Last year the event raised more than $7,000 for those who live in Jackson, Lawrence, Jennings, Monroe and Washington counties.
Event Coordinator Deb Wayman says Medora cares - Medora shares.
One highlight Saturday is the Monster Truck Show scheduled for 1:30 p.m. John Brag, from Franklin is bringing his monster trucks and is donation all the money raised to HOPE.
Wayman says the money raised during the Medora Goes Pink Breast Cancer Awareness Event and Community Day will be used to buy gas cards and groceries for those who are battling the deadly disease.
Tickets can be purchased for the Monster Truck Show in advance or on Saturday. Tickets can be purchased at the State Bank in Medora or any committee member and are $10. The first 200 tickets holders will be allowed to meet and greet the drivers and see the trucks up close. They may also stand or sit in a special designated area to view the show.
Those purchasing $5 tickets will sit or stand in another area. Those making a free will donation to attend the event will sit or stand behind those purchasing tickets. Those attending are encouraged to bring lawn chairs.
Medora Goes Pinks Schedule
8 a.m. 5K run/walk
8 a.m.- 4 p.m. H&C Amusements on George Street. Barcelets are $8 and children can ride all day.
9:00 - 4 pm Booths Open Crafts, jewelry and more (Main Street)
9:30 am Special Guests: Jackson County Fair Queen 2013 - Payton Warren, 2nd Runner Up - Dani O'Neal and Miss Congeniality- Kaylee Bennett
9:30 a.m. Hope Ambassador announced (main stage) *remembrance Kassi Yoskovich*
10 a.m. - 1 p.m. motorcycles (Perry St.) Motor Cycles & Rat Bikes * Jackson Sherriff Department will provide an escort for Motorcycles participating in Medora Goes Pink *
Come In Proud * Go Out Loud*
10 a.m.- Noon free face painting and fingernail art
10 a.m. - 1 p.m. carnival games - Medora Community Schools, Cafeteria
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. food booths open
10 a.m.- 4 p.m. horse drawn carriage rides, wagon rides to the covered bridge, barrel rides for children (Main, St.)
10 a.m.- 4 p.m. Cruise-In (Riley / George St.)
10 a.m. Baby , Prince & Princess, King & Queen contest sponsored by - Caveman Productions (Medora Christian Church on George St.)
12:30 p.m. Community walk / Balloon launch sponsored by: Seymour Tubing, Inc.
12:30 p.m. *Remembrance- Larry Thomas*
1:30 p.m. Mini Monster truck show by John Brag, Brock Brag, Misty Haven
3:30 p.m.*Remembrance- Terry Joe Barnes - Supporter and Volunteer the past 3 years - providing the sound system.
4 p.m. Street party begins (this is a benefit for the family of Terry Barnes) Terry spent many years of his life playing benefits for others so hope you will stick around for the music and fun. Southern Country Band, Paul Smith & Company - Country Rock (Inviting other Musicians and Bands)
*Providing education, prevention, screening, Support System and more*
9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Schneck Cancer Center, American Cancer Society, Schneck Medical Center providing FREE (Osteoporosis Screening, Heel Dexa Scan), Wig Wam, Spinal Health (Nicole Palmer), Therapeutic Hand Massage, and more
SILENT AUCTION- 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
*Presentation of the Medora Covered Bridge*
*Wall of HOPE- Post Ribbons for loved ones the color to identify the type of cancer, messages and pictures (copies please). Survivors, Journey, Gone But Not Forgotten
FREE DOOR PRIZES *Do Not Have To Be Present To Win* drawing 3:30 p.m.
8:45 a.m. Long Family Singers
10 a.m. Dusti Muns
10:30 a.m. Shaylee Monde
11 a.m. Brittany Isaacs and Emily Bridges
11:30 a.m. Medora Pentecostal Church
Noon Clarence Brown
1 p.m. Tom Judd
2 p.m. Crawford County Band - 23 piece band * ages 18 - 85 yrs.*
3 p.m. Fashion Show Hornet's Nest Re-Use Store
3:30 p.m. Southern Country Band
Pink Propane Truck- Jackson and Jennings Co Op, Pink Auto - Becky Meeks, Dodge Up -Roger & Judi Wininger and Cool Bus.
Mini Monster Trucks-John Brag, Franklin, In. firstname.lastname@example.org
John Brag- Donating 100% of the money collected for the Mini Monster Truck Show will go rain or shine - Bring your own chairs and umbrellas.
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