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2010 Relay for Life of Branch County

Relay For Life is a fun-filled overnight event designed to celebrate survivorship and raise money for research and programs of the American Cancer Society. During the event, teams of people gathered at Heritage Park to take turns walking or running laps. Each team tried to keep at least one team member on the track at all times. It was an inspirational night of fellowship, remembrance, and hope. With the $105,685.16 raised at the relay, the American Cancer Society is working toward an important goal - a future without cancer.

Each team was sponsored by a local organization and had their own tent.

One of the teams proudly shows off their support.

Relay in progress

The Commission on Aging / Burnside Center team tent offered fruit and vegetable snacks. They also let you take your picture as a Cowboy, Fireman or Policeman for a $1 donation. Other notable tents included Geannie's Gardners with dolls, headbands and a used book sale; Iyopawa Beacons / Masonville House / Elder Beerman with a bouncing ball tent and face painting; Quincy Community Schools with a sandbox dig and lap bead necklaces; Robin's Nest with an inflatable jumpy; United Commercial Travelers with a bake sale; and Hope 35 with commemorative art work.

Around 7:00 pm, Greg Brayton (cancer survivor) performed along with Dave Fasick, Shelly Hawver, and Trish Bowling. Later in the evening, Jim Stout, Laurie Corless, and Pete Fair performed.

Coldwater Board of Public Utilities electric truck 
CBPU took $1.00 donations in turn for a "Bucket Truck" ride in one of their electric trucks. 

Relay for Life Car Show Flyer
A classic car cruise was organized to cruise through the Relay for Life the same evening.

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