Sunday, May 2, 2010

2010 Relay For Life

My son, Garit, and I went to our Relay for Life this weekend. The other kids were at a Planetarium show with their Grandparents. Garit decided to go support me and the cause instead. Our county 2010 Relay For Life Raised $293,000 (so far). Country wide Relays raisefunds to donate time, resources, and money to a cause that not only helps to fund cancer research but also goes to help cancer patients who may not have funds for treatment of cancer. This year's theme was "Peace, Love, and Relay" as the theme took on the 1960's theme. Polk County continues to be number one giver to Relay in the nation per capita. Literally thousands showed up for the relay this year. Here are some photos we took of the festivities.

One of the teams, full of Spirit!

Excuse my appearance it was HOT, HOT, HOT and raining!

Some of the entertainment...

One of the Teams decorations...

A two time survivor I met...

Garit and I were both impressed with this ROTC groups mobile kitchen and their enthusiasm!

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  1. Awesome! I am so happy you got to be a part of such a wonderful event! We have them around here, just too busy for me to get out and support them!

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