Relay for Life Courthouse raised $45,564.11 for the American Cancer Society during their Relay for Life event held last Saturday, June 1 at L. C. Bird High School. Four hundred twenty-five participants made up 32 teams participating in this life-changing event to celebrate the lives of people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and the opportunity to fight back against the disease. The American Cancer Society Relay For Life is the world’s biggest fight to end cancer.
The three top teams raising funds for the American Cancer Society were Hope for Hening Hornets – raising $9,542.50; Smith Slayers raising $5,384; and Gates Elementary School raising $5,164.73. Top participants were Colin Wharton raising $6,065.50; Alex DeCapri raising $1,655; and Lauren Matthews raising $1,463. Top company was Cintas NEG-MAG raising $1,025.