The Relay For Life, an annual fundraiser for the American Cancer Society, has been cancelled in Delta for 2016, but a couple of alternatives have already surfaced.
The Pondy's team headed by Barb Hladik has collected donations totaling $1,600, which Hladik says will remain with Relay For Life, but now team members have shifted their focus to a local cause.
The dedication and energetic commitment of 20 local people has gone to benefit the search for new cancer treatments and cures by raising $8,481 in this year's Relay for Life.
The 20 members of the relay team fielded by Cedaredge's Pondy began work last February with a goal of being this year's top contributing team to the Relay for Life.
A new, locally published cookbook is full of fun recipes and guaranteed to help people live healthy lives.
That is because all proceeds from sales of the $10 book -- produced entirely with local volunteer efforts -- will go to support a local Relay for Life team and its energetic efforts on behalf of the American Cancer Society in its work to advance treatments and effect cures for cancer.
Thirteen teams took to the Delta High School track Friday night to raise funds for the American Cancer Society by participating in the annual Relay For Life. By the time the sun peeked over the horizon Saturday morning, the 121 registered relayers had raised $29,922 for the fight against cancer.
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