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500-700 Participated in Relay For Life 2014

Survivors set the pace for the successful fundraising event on Saturday at the STHS Athletic Field.

Survivors set the pace for the successful fundraising event on Saturday at the STHS Athletic Field.

Over 60 survivors of cancer registered for the Relay For Life fundraising event of Saturday, April 26, with 500-700 attending, a large number and such a beautiful day. There were 18 teams participating, according to one of the chiefs of this event, Lynn Rearden,

Ms. Rearden and her co-hort in leading this 11th year of fundraising for a cure for cancer, Sharen Fay, expressed a big Thank-You for all the participation which brought dollars in for the fight against cancer. The total amount raised will be published in August, when the year of fundraising comes to a close.

Winners of the contests are: Best Theme, Edgefield First Baptist “Fighting for a Cure, Makes me Happy, Happy, Happy”; Best Decorated Site was Douglas Elementary “Lifesavers”; Most Money Raised was Merriwether Elementary; Spirit of Relay was Merriwether Elementary; Most Money Raised by a youth was Cameron Morgan; Golden Spatula (Best Food) was Republican Grove Baptist Church Fried Fish Sandwiches.