The planning committee of Relay for Life of Franklin held its wrap up/kick off event Tuesday, Nov. 12, at the Factory Depot Room. This year's theme was "All I want for Christmas is a Cure for Cancer." Tammy Dills and Jean Crane, event co-chairs updated those in attendance on funds raised in 2013 and the schedule of events for 2014. Next year’s relay will be held on Friday, June 6, from 6 p.m. to midnight.
In keeping with the theme, participants were asked to wear their tackiest Christmas sweater. Darlene Green was named the winner of the tacky sweater contest with Lauren Norton as runner-up.