Cowboy Up for a Cure begins Friday

DOUBLE SPRINGS    -All cancer survivors or those  families affected by cancer have a special  invitation to attend to the annual Cowboy Up for a Cure this Friday, Nov. 9 and Saturday, Nov. 10, at KC Ranch, where all proceeds will benefit the American Cancer Society.
This year, the 15th annual Cowboy Up for a Cure event will give away a  homemade quilt to both a male and female cancer survivor during the auction at 3 p.m. on Saturday.

Cancer survivors need to register at the door at the auction for the quilt, according to Organizer Winston County Probate Judge Sheila Moore.
The second weekend of November is set aside each year at KC Ranch for this special event, which will include horseback  rides at $25 with non-riders paying $15.  The price includes T-shirt and lunch on Saturday.
Children riding with a parent on the same horse will be $10.
Those registering for the ride can contact 205-272-1862 or can mail their  request to P.O. Box 794, Double Springs, Al. 35553.
Registration will also be available on site Friday night and Saturday morning, according to organizers.
Camping reservations can be made by contacting KC Ranch owners Ken or Carol McDonald at 205-489-6033 or visit online at
On Friday night, those attending  can enjoy a hotdog and chili supper with the fixings. The night will be capped  off with bingo at 7 p.m.
Saturday will start at 7 a.m. with breakfast of bacon, bologna and sausage biscuits for $2. Pancakes with either meat will be $3. These will be served with milk, orange juice or coffee.
The day’s activities including a cake and cookie auction, along with live entertainment Saturday night from Lane Maury.


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