Sunday, September 30, 2007

Fall Garage Sale

trying to pass the time...and let out any frustrations!

the younger Friends pitch in

Friday, September 28, 2007

2007 Wrap-Up

Last night the ACS had the 2007 Relay Wrap-Up. Here are some of the stats:

  • Cobb County raised just over ONE MILLION DOLLARS!!!
  • We are the 4th largest Relay in the nation - one of only 5 to raise a million!
  • Raised $177,616 online - 10th in the country!
  • One of only 42 counties in the US that raised one million dollars!
We also had a few individual awards handed out:
  • Individuals that raised the most online - 2nd place, raising $3,055 online, is Ty Harvey!
  • Overall individual fundraisers - in 3rd place, raising $5,176, is Jennie Harvey and in 1st place, raising $6,040, is Christie Blair!!
  • We also had MANY team member receive their grand club shirts for raising at least $1,000!

Now for the Friends for LIFE stats:

  • We received an All-Star Award at the Diamond Level (which means that we raised an average of $1,000-$1,999 per team member).
  • We also received our 1st place (Top Ten Team) Award and our name will be printed on the back of the 2008 T-shirts...AGAIN!!

Friends for LIFE amazing list of accomplishments for this year:

  • 5th highest fundraising team in the Metro Atlanta Region!
  • 13th highest fundraising team in the South Atlantic Division (Georgia to Delaware - 6 states and the District of Columbia)!!
  • 50th highest fundraising team in the ENTIRE United States!!!
  • #1 Cobb County Friends and Family team and #1 overall...raising $57,421!!!!!

Oh yeah, and my personal favorite....we were called "the machine that is Friends for LIFE" by the chairs of the event. I could get used to that :)

Wow!! What an amazing year! You should be so proud of yourself, of our team, and of the county! Let's make this year even more unbelievable!

** The garage sale pictures will be posted soon (I just got them last night). **

Saturday, September 22, 2007

garage sale recap

our fall garage sale was a great success with a grand total of $1,330!!! that is a great way to kick-off the year. the "younger Friends" set-up a stand and sold cookies and lemonade to contribute to our overall total. they raked in $25.50...great job guys!!! we had a great time this weekend and we are really looking forward to out next fundraiser :) a big thanks to everyone who donated and to everyone that came out to work!

check back for pictures from the weekend (which include your Friends and a fur coat, a sledge hammer, and some exercise equipment...yes, it was an interesting weekend)!

also, don't forget to RSVP by tuesday for the wrap-up on thursday...hope to see you there!

Tuesday, September 4, 2007

Fall Garage Sale - September 21-22

Our first fundraiser this Relay season will be our fall garage sale on Friday, September 21st and Saturday, September 22nd at Tracey's house. We will be around from 8 am until 3 pm.

Please price your items and get them to Tracey's no later than Wednesday the 19th!!