2010 Relay for Life of Branch
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
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
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.
CBPU took $1.00 donations in turn for a "Bucket Truck" ride in one of
their electric trucks.
A classic car cruise was organized to cruise through the Relay for Life
the same evening.
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