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Sherry’s Run Auction Items Too Exciting To Miss

LEBANON, TENN. – SEPTEMBER 5, 2014 – One of the highlights of the Annual Sherry’s Run event, slated for Saturday, September 13th, is the live and silent auctions! Sherry’s Run Board Member and Auction Committee Chair, Tammye Whitaker, and her committee work numerous hours throughout the year to secure donations from incredibly generous supporters of Sherry’s Run. The auction is always highly anticipated and this year’s items are sure to please indeed. 

New this year: The Silent Auction will be opening at the event site on Friday, September 12 at 2 p.m. this year. It will continue the next morning at 7:00 am and ends at 9:30 am and with over 200 items, there is something for everyone!

There will be home decor pieces, fashion accessories, Pampered Chef products, a set of tires, a wide assortment of gift certificates, sports related items and much, much more. 

The Live Auction which begins at 9:10 am and ends at 10:00 am is sure to entice participants as well. This year’s live auction items are: 

The Blues Brokers Live Concert — $2,000 value 

The soon to be world famous “Blues Brokers” will perform a live concert for you and your friends anywhere in Wilson County. Concert must be used by August 2015. Dinner for 30 will be donated by Whitt’s Barbecue. 

Dental Veneers -$6,000 value 

Dental veneers donated by Pryor Family Dentistry. They are custom-designed shells of tooth-like ceramic material that when applied over the surface of a tooth, can cover worn tooth enamel, uneven tooth alignment or spacing, and chips or cracks. Dental veneers also fall into the category of cosmetic dentistry because they create a bright, white smile with beautifully aligned, shapely teeth.  Even better, the translucent ceramic quality of today’s veneers provides a more natural look than what’s been available in the past.

Donated by Dr. Aaron E. Pryor 

Storm Meadows Resort – Steamboat Springs, CO –$2,600 value 

(2 bedroom condo for one week – sleeps 4)

Guests will enjoy ski access trails leading to all Steamboat base area lifts, with easy routes back to the condo from the main runs. These charming condominiums include a gas log fireplace and a spectacular view of the Yampa Valley or Steamboat ski slopes from your private balcony. The Storm Meadows Resort is perfect for an invigorating session in the heated outdoor pool, weight and exercise room, or a relaxing time in the outdoor hot tub and sauna. An additional cozier hot tub offers a panoramic view of the valley and mountains beyond. Complimentary shuttle service is available for transportation to the ski area base, shops and dining. Stay must be completed by October 31, 2015.  Visit the website at 

Donated by Glyna Aderhold 

THE GRAND MAYAN at Riviera Maya, Mexico –Value: $8,820 

The Grand Mayan Riviera Maya — inspired by ancient history and built with comfort in mind. Discover the impressive Mayan Sanctuary — a series of winding pools covered by immense, shady palapas, and filled with luxurious beach beds for relaxing in the sun or the shade. A Nicklaus Design 18-hole golf course is located on the resort. The Grand Mayan, steeped in the tradition of the native culture and rich with the modern conveniences of a five-star resort. 

The Grand Master Suite is a palatial, 1,898 square foot, two-bedroom, two-bath suite which gives your family and friends plenty of space to relax between vacation adventures. The balcony has a large plunge pool, chaise lounges and extra seating. 

This is not an all inclusive resort; there are several restaurants on site and a shuttle that runs on a regular basis to Playa Del Carmen. 

Riviera Maya, internationally renowned as a paradise getaway, the Riviera Mayais a 62 mile stretch of white sand beaches and turquoise blue waters on the Caribbean side of the Yucatan Peninsula. Located in the heart of the Mayan jungle, the Riviera Maya offers guests the best of both worlds–natural tropical beauty and rich, ancient history. Riviera Maya offers superb tropical weather year-round. The average yearly temperature is around 79º F. The water temperature is always warm, which makes swimming, snorkeling and scuba diving in the coastal waters and coral reefs a true pleasure. 

Airport is Cancun International Airport which is located 20 miles from the resort. The resort provides transportation. 

Choose your week! Based on availability weeks are available from November 2014 to June 2015 (holidays excluded). You must request your week by November 1, 2014. Visit the website at 

Donated by Larry and Kristine Powell 

Please be sure to visit for a more detailed list of live and silent auction items! 

Come join us as we make a difference in the lives of those affected by cancer right here in our community. The eleventh annual Sherry’s Run is scheduled for Saturday, September 13, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. at 623 West Main Street in Lebanon.

Mark your calendar and make a commitment to join us. REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! Log on to to sign up. 

Your support allows us to assist cancer patients 52 weeks a year with gas, groceries, utility bills, housing payments, prescription assistance, health insurance premiums, medical bills, and colonoscopy assistance. 

To learn more about Sherry’s Run, please call 615-925-2592. To refer someone who might qualify for assistance, please call 615-925-9932 or visit 

Corrie Cluck

Faith, courage, optimism and a desire to help others were qualities that defined Sharon “Sherry” Patterson Whitaker. Both before and after the energetic wife and mother was diagnosed with colon cancer, the impression she made on her family, friends and community was undeniable. While her battle in the flesh was lost in 2004, the spirit she had shown throughout life continues to touch more lives every day. Because of Sherry’s Run, a 5K run/walk benefit organized in Sherry’s memory, area cancer victims and their families can make strides toward becoming cancer survivors, and researchers are a small step closer to stopping the disease for good.