Logan County Relay for Life raises
$51,798.82 in the fight against Cancer
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[September 07, 2016]
- On August 31 the collections officially ended for the 2016
campaign of The Relay for Life of Logan County. According to the
records from the Springfield office the total raised was $51,798.82.
The local Relay for Life event was held at Lincoln College on
June 18th. The 28 teams, 32 sponsors, 17 In-Kind sponsors and the
289 survivor participants who walked the track, are the ones who
make the local contribution to fighting Cancer possible.
This year 758 luminaria lifted up the memory of or the celebration
of lives touched by cancer.
Special recognition was given to the teams earning the most funding.
They were: Angels All Around - $5520.50, Ethelís Angels - $6553, and
Friends Walking For A Cure - $5455.
Also recognized were the individual top fund-raisers of over $1000:
Donna Miles - $3434, Marilyn Kasa - $2300, Julius Kasa - $2300,
Carolyn Motley - $1813.58, Esther Boward - $1630, Cheryl McGill -
$1360 and Tamara Dietrich - $1284.
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Leadership for the 2016 was provided by Cyra Buttrell who will also co-lead the
2017 Relay For Life of Logan County.
Congratulations and thanks go to citizens of Logan County and those from
surrounding areas for caring, for helping make research and new treatment
incentives, for that cure we strive to find, possible and to come a little
closer to that reality.