Relay For Life Northern Lights

Forest County Relay For Life Is A Success

Jul 30, 2015
Jill Zagar photo

The American Cancer Society's "Relay For Life" events are taking place in various Northwoods communities over the summer.

An event held in Crandon last Friday raised nearly $15,000.

Event Chair, Stacey Jameson along with American Cancer Society’s Kristen Herbes organized the event.

Eight teams participated and the three top teams were Laughing Loons,  My Wish,  and Team Julie.

Sara Austin of Crandon... talks about what  Relay for Life means..

Minocqua Chamber of Commerce

The next in a series of events designed to raise money to fight cancer happens Friday evening through Saturday morning in Minocqua.

The Relay For Life Northern Lights takes place at Lakeland Union High School.

American Cancer Society spokesperson Diane Hapka says participants will be at the school track from 6 p.m. Friday afternoon until Saturday morning....

"....Relay For Life represents the hope that those lost to cancer will never be forgotten, those facing cancer will be supported and one day cancer will be eliminated...."