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Local cancer survivors walked the first lap, the â€śSurvivor Walkâ€ť at the 2011 Nolan County Relay For Life. Family and friends followed after the first lap. Many activities took place at the event including live music by Bitter Creek and Static Pulse and a performance by Team Chip Tae Kwon Do. Fundraisers were also held at the event to add to the money raised for the cause. Sponsors for the event included Buzzi Unicem, First Financial Bank, Skeetâ€™s Texas Grill, The Medicine Place, Sweetwater Rifle and Pistol Club, Texas State Technical College, Sweetwater Jaycees, Brookshireâ€™s, Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home, Edward Jones (Jason Blake), Lawrence Brothers Supermarkets, Ludlum Measurements, Rolling Plains Rural Health Clinic, First Financial Trust & Asset Management Company, Roscoe State Bank, Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital, State Farm Insurance (Mike Reed, agent), Texas National Bank, Catherine Wilks, CPA, Hall Law Firm and Morgan Real Estate. Relay For Life teams held different fundraisers for the event. Teams included Brookshireâ€™s, First Baptist Church, Choose Life Community, B-Boppin Bankers (First Financial Bank), State Farm, Roscoe State Bank, Power Up (First United Methodist Church), Pyromaniacs, Broadway Baptist Church and Sweetwater Christian School.