Relay for Life goes indoors, raises $49,500 to fight cancer


RelayForLife196.jpg With family and friends applauding, dozens of cancer survivors communicated a message of hope during the annual ?Survivor Walk? to officially start the Marion County Relay for Life Friday evening. Threatening weather in the morning prompted organizers to move the all-night event from the Marion High School Stadium to inside the high school?s new athletic center. Twenty-two teams participated in this year?s event, raising more than $49,500 for the American Cancer Society?s research, education, advocacy and service programs.

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