(Posted June 23, 2017)
This year’s Madison County Relay For Life, held June 16-17 at London High School, raised over $73,000 (and counting) for the American Cancer Society.
Relay For Life encourages individuals, families and organizations to form teams to raise money and awareness for the American Cancer Society. Participants spend weeks and months in this pursuit. Their efforts culminate in Relay weekend.
At this year’s closing ceremony, the following teams and individuals were recognized for their accomplishments:
Top individual fundraisers: Cory Sickles, $9,045; Wally Sickles, $5,400
Top fundraising team: Amie’s Angels, $14,720
Caregiver Award: Susan Campbell
Charlie and Helen Farmer Inspiration Award: Lori Rinehart
Ms. Relay Winner: Geoff Barth
Hopeful Bra Contest: Crazy 4 the Cure
Additionally, the silent auction brought in over $5,600, and over 250 attended the survivor dinner.
Monetary donations can still be made through Aug. 31 to count toward this year’s Relay For Life fundraising total. Make checks payable to “Madison County Relay For Life” of “American Cancer Society” and mail them to P.O. Box 411, West Jefferson, OH 43162. The money goes toward patient support, education, awareness and research.