for Life awards presented
The American Cancer Society’s Clearwater to Salmon Rivers Relay for Life tripled their fundraising goal for this year.
They had a goal of $15,000 and by the time the final event was completed this past weekend they had raised a total of $45,000.
Twenty-two team participated with 2490 total luminaries.
Team Spirit: “Jake’s Team” in memory of Jake Riener their friend and classmate who died last summer from cancer; sponsored by the Tri-Parish Youth Group from Cottonwood. Team Captains Debbie Chicane and Lauretta Poxleitner.
Individual Spirit: Jim Wagner from the Serenity Gardens team from Grangeville
sponsored by Irwin’s Pharmacy and Blue Fox Theater. Team Captain Jenni Meyers. Jim is also the Corporate Sponsor Chairperson.
Best Decorated Camp Theme: “Making Tracks For A Cure” sponsored by Les Schwab in Grangeville with their “Show & Shine” cars made from cardboard. Team Captains Aleta Coppernoll and Shari Chaffee.
Team Fundraising Total: “Holy Mamas & Son” sponsored by St. Gertrude’s Monastery from Cottonwood with over $3600. Team Captains Michelle Byers and Darla Anglen-Whitley.
Individual Fundraising Total: Sr. Mary Kay Henry on the “Holy Mamas & Son” sponsored by St. Gertrude’s Monastery at Cottonwood with a total of $2030. Team Captains Michelle Byers and Darla Anglen-Whitley.
Most Laps by Team: “The “D” Team” sponsored by the Democratic Party with Sharon Jeffrey
as Team Captain.
Most Laps by Individual: Charlotte Sickels on the “Teacher’s Pets” team sponsored by “The Cotton Family” with Charlotte Sickels and Holly Cotton as Team Captains.
Mr. Relay 2005: Rick Workman from the “Making Tracks For A Cure” sponsored by Les Schwab in Grangeville. Team Captains Aleta Coppernoll and Shari Chaffee. Emcee for this event Teel Bruner, MD from St. Mary’s Hospital in Cottonwood.
This was Relay For Life’s 21st Birthday and was started in Tacoma, Washington by Gordy Klatt, MD in 1985.