With the Relay All Star Award, the Illinois Division of the
American Cancer Society honors events that achieve significant
fundraising and participant growth. In 2012, Relay For Life of Logan
County raised approximately $77,514 with nearly 401 participants.
"By supporting Relay For Life of Logan County, our volunteers are
helping us save more lives faster," said Alan D. Lev, chairman of
the board of the American Cancer Society's Illinois Division. "We
invite all Logan County residents to join us in fighting for every
birthday threatened by cancer."
This year the Logan County Relay for Life will be from 6 p.m.
June 14 to 6 a.m. on June 15 outside at the Lincoln Center on the
Lincoln College campus.
Teams are signing up members to help the Logan County Relay reach
the $1 million mark for the lifetime of the county's events, which
began in 1998. With 2013 as the 16th year in Logan County, and being
only $1,320 away from that milestone, the organization continues to
strive to help find a cure while also supporting services that
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To register a team, call Carolyn Motley, 732-8032. Questions from
past teams can also be directed to her or this year's co-chairs:
Nicole Tripplett Lee, Amy Weidhuner or Tabitha Weidhuner.
The next meeting is Feb. 25 at 6:30 p.m. at Lincoln Christian
Church. Anyone interested is welcome.
[Text from file received from Tonita Reifsteck]