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Logan County Relay for Life reviews 2013 results

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To the editor:

Logan County Relay for Life co-chair Nicole Tripplett Lee and committee chairs met recently to hear the totals of the 2013 Relay for Life of Logan County held June 14 and 15 on Lincoln College campus in Lincoln.

The outdoor event was in celebration of the American Cancer Society's 100th anniversary and Logan County surpassing $1 million raised to find a cure for cancer.

Nine hundred seventy-three luminarias lined the walkway.

This year 28 teams and funds from sponsors and the auction raised $66,000.

Funds can still be added to this year's final amount until Aug. 31 by contacting Nicole Lee or any of the team captains.

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Awards were presented to 17 of the 28 teams:

Rising Star Award (nine), $1,000-$2,500

  • Northern Lites (2013)

  • Lincoln Jaycees

  • Walking for Robin

  • Dana's Team

  • Railers Fighting Back

  • Northwest Wildcat Walkers (2013)

  • Angels All Around

  • St. Peter's Lutheran (2013)

  • Walking Wonders

Bronze Award (three), $2,500-$3,500

  • St. John UCC Remembrance

  • Friends Walking for a Cure (2013)

  • Purpose Driven People (2013)

Silver Award (two), $3,500-$5,000

  • Jigglers

  • Bosom Buddies

Gold Award (three), $5,000

  • Ethel's Angels, $5,105

  • The Boomerangs (2013), $7,028

  • Faith, Hope and Love, $7,050.98

[Posted July 20, 2013]

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