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2011-06-16 / Community News

Scenes from the 2011 Lee County Relay for Life



Lexington’s Elaine Boettcher helped sell raffle tickets for the beautiful Relay for Life 2011 quilt. Lexington’s Elaine Boettcher helped sell raffle tickets for the beautiful Relay for Life 2011 quilt.

This year’s Lee County Relay for Life saw family and friends, neighbors and co-workers, standing side by side and shoulder to shoulder in order to help raise awareness and money for the American Cancer Society. Pictured above are a group of people from one of the teams that helped make this year’s event a great success. This year’s Lee County Relay for Life saw family and friends, neighbors and co-workers, standing side by side and shoulder to shoulder in order to help raise awareness and money for the American Cancer Society. Pictured above are a group of people from one of the teams that helped make this year’s event a great success.

Pictured above are several of the “Survivors” who were Special Guests at Friday’s Relay. Pictured above are several of the “Survivors” who were Special Guests at Friday’s Relay.

Carolyn Jackson, Director of the Lee County Area Cancer Resource Center, talks about surviving cancer. Carolyn Jackson, Director of the Lee County Area Cancer Resource Center, talks about surviving cancer.

Team Birnbaum hosted a Washer Toss, continuing to raise money throughout the event. Team Birnbaum hosted a Washer Toss, continuing to raise money throughout the event.

Phyllis Simmonds, a cancer survivor, is joined by her granddaughter, Molly, and her husband, Jimmy, during the opening Survivor Walk. Phyllis Simmonds, a cancer survivor, is joined by her granddaughter, Molly, and her husband, Jimmy, during the opening Survivor Walk.

Susan and Carl Miller know that “Real Men Wear Pink”! Susan and Carl Miller know that “Real Men Wear Pink”!

Sherrie Zgabay, Event Chairperson, is seen calling team members with last minute details before the event begins. Sherrie Zgabay, Event Chairperson, is seen calling team members with last minute details before the event begins.

Pictured above are the organizers for this year’s Lee County Relay for Life. They are (left to right) Tammie Lay, on line Chairperson, Sherrie Zgabay, Event Chairperson, Rachel Zgabay, Youth Chairperson and Gloria Brockenbush, Event Co-Chairperson. Pictured above are the organizers for this year’s Lee County Relay for Life. They are (left to right) Tammie Lay, on line Chairperson, Sherrie Zgabay, Event Chairperson, Rachel Zgabay, Youth Chairperson and Gloria Brockenbush, Event Co-Chairperson.

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