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Sherry's Run adds contest to green ribbon campaign

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The familiar lime green bows that have become a symbol of Sherry's Run and the hope it provides to locals battling cancer will soon begin popping up around Wilson County, and new this year, the bows can offer those with a little social media savvy the chance to win prizes.

Those who display the green bows are encouraged to take a photo of them, then share the photo on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. That's all it takes to be entered into a drawing to win free Sherry's Run merchandise.

The bows are available now for a $10 donation. They can be purchased when registering for the 13th annual Sherry's run either online at www.sherrysrun.org or by paper registration form. The bows can also be ordered by contacting the Sherry's Run office at (615) 925-2592 or via e-mail at info@sherrysrun.org.

Green bows may be picked up at the Sherry's Run Office, located at 110 Babb Drive in Lebanon, on Tuesday, August 9 from 4 until 6 p.m.; Tuesday, August 23 from 4 until 6 p.m. or on Tuesday, Sept. 6 from 4 until 6 p.m. Bows may also be picked up at the event site, 623 West Main Street in Lebanon, on Thursday, Sept. 8 from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m.; Friday, Sept. 9 from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. or Saturday, Sept. 10 from 6:30 until 8 a.m.

All proceeds from the bow sales stays in Wilson County and surrounding communities to help neighbors who are fighting their greatest battle.

Sherry's Run is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 10 at 8 a.m. at 623 West Main Street in Lebanon. Registration is now open. Visit www.sherrysrun.org to sign up.

Community support helps the organization assist cancer patients all year long with gas, groceries, utility bills, housing payments, prescription assistance, health insurance premiums, medical bills and colonoscopy assistance.

To learn more, call (615) 925-2592. To refer someone who might qualify for assistance from Sherry's Run, call (615) 925-9932 or visit www.sherrysrun.org.

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