Peggy Watson and her grandson Remington Watson brought his stock race car to the 2014 Crawford County Relay for Life to support cancer research and awareness as part of this year’s “Racing for the Cure” theme.
Thyroid cancer survivor of 12 years, Theresa Brewer signs up for some items at a Relay for Life vendor booth.
Audra Hartley, this year’s Hero for Hope and chairperson for the relay event, mans a booth with her fellow Bosom Buddies team member Erica Holloway. As a Hero, Hartley told her survivor story as a message of inspiration to participants before the start of the relay.
Teams such as the Moonwalkers, a group of family and friends from Crawford County who have all been touched by cancer in some way, participated in Friday’s Relay for Life event to raise money for the American Cancer Society and support cancer research.
Bailey Sexton of Alma sings the National Anthem at Friday’s event. Behind her are Danielle Lyle and Justin Lyle, committee members for the relay event.
Earnestine Jones (from left), Susie Bergstrom and Barbara Jacobson bow their head in prayer before the beginning of the relay. All three women are breast cancer survivors.
photos by TANIAH TUDOR
Bosom Buddies team member Erica Holloway with 4-month-old son Dawson Holloway prepare for the annual Relay for Life held Friday and Saturday in the saferoom at Alma Intermediate School. The theme for this year’s fundraiser for the American Cancer Society was “Racing for a Cure.”