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Relay for Life cookbook available in print and online
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Your love of recipes can help local teams at the Hall County Relay for Life.

The Relay for Life Survivor/Caregiver Cookbook features more than 200 recipes from area cancer survivors and caregivers. The collection includes various dishes such as crock pot macaroni and cheese, delicious salsa sip and cranberry sweet and sour pork.

The cookbook is available through Relay for Life teams for only $10. All proceeds count toward the teams’ fundraising totals.

Copies are available at the American Cancer Society Office on 2565 Thompson Bridge Road, Suite 114, in Gainesville. Office hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Cash, check and credit cards are accepted.

If you’d like to receive the cookbook by mail, call 770-297-1220 or email for more information.  

This year’s Relay for Life is May 12 at the University of North Georgia Gainesville campus on Mundy Mill Road in Oakwood.

For more information, visit


If you’ve been participating in Walk Georgia, we have some good news for you. It was recently named one of the “Top 50 Health and Fitness College Blogs” to follow in 2017.

If you have fond memories of watching a parent or grandparent cook, you’re in for a tasteful treat. The Walk Georgia blog ( features a chicken and dumplings recipe. It includes onion, chicken, veggies and more.

Visit the resources section and click on recipes for ideas to add more flavorful, colorful foods to your menus.

If you’re trying to add more fitness time to your schedule, visit the Hall County Library System website at Free fitness-related classes are often featured on the system’s monthly calendar.

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