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The Lee County American Cancer Society hosted its Annual Relay for Life at Buffalo Stadium last Friday night. A few hundred people participated in the night-long event, that included various fund raising teams gathered throughout the field, enjoying fellowship, prayer, and time to help raise awareness about cancer and the fight to find a cure. Pictured above are members of the Churches Coming Together, Kicking Out Cancer, Team. PHOTOS BY GLORIA BROCKENBUSH. The Lee County American Cancer Society hosted its Annual Relay for Life at Buffalo Stadium last Friday night. A few hundred people participated in the night-long event, that included various fund raising teams gathered throughout the field, enjoying fellowship, prayer, and time to help raise awareness about cancer and the fight to find a cure. Pictured above are members of the Churches Coming Together, Kicking Out Cancer, Team. PHOTOS BY GLORIA BROCKENBUSH.

Despite the fact that he is still recovering from a quadruple bypass, Sheriff Rodney Meyer (far right) and his wife, Melanie (second from left) joined neighbors and friends at the event. PHOTO BY CAROLYN JACKSON. Despite the fact that he is still recovering from a quadruple bypass, Sheriff Rodney Meyer (far right) and his wife, Melanie (second from left) joined neighbors and friends at the event. PHOTO BY CAROLYN JACKSON.

Lexington’s Bennie Thornton walked over 130 laps Friday night, helping to raise quite a bit of money for the event. PHOTO BY GLORIA BROCKENBUSH. Lexington’s Bennie Thornton walked over 130 laps Friday night, helping to raise quite a bit of money for the event. PHOTO BY GLORIA BROCKENBUSH.

Elaine and Amos Quinney (in purple) are regular faces at the Annual Lee County Relay for Life event. Their daughter, Trina Edwards, another loyal participant, is seen with them. Elaine and Amos Quinney (in purple) are regular faces at the Annual Lee County Relay for Life event. Their daughter, Trina Edwards, another loyal participant, is seen with them.

Paulette Schulze, Gloria Brockenbush and Sandy Birnbaum enjoy working for this cause. They took a moment away from the festivities, and walking, to visit about the evening’s plans. PHOTO BY CAROLYN JACKSON. Paulette Schulze, Gloria Brockenbush and Sandy Birnbaum enjoy working for this cause. They took a moment away from the festivities, and walking, to visit about the evening’s plans. PHOTO BY CAROLYN JACKSON.

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