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Relay For Life Tops Goal Of $40,000
Updated June 21, 2016 5:58 AM | Filed under: Event
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Whipping cancer one step at a time with this whip-nay-nay dance - off at Relay for Life!
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Congratulations to Stone City Christian Academy for winning the Best Themed Booth at Relay for Life!
Pictured are James Howell, his daughter Harper, son Zeke and wife Brandy.

(BEDFORD) - The American Cancer Society Relay For Life - 'Lights. Camera. Cure!' - Saturday raised more than $40,000.

This year's survivor lap was led by the youngest grand marshal - 2-year-old Harper Howell. In December 2015, Howell, the daughter of James and Brandy Howell was diagnosed with Horner Syndrome. Her brother Michael Gabriel Howell, died from cancer in 2010.

But just because the walk is over, you can still donate for the Bedford walk until the end of the year.

On Saturday 22 teams and 274 participants raised $40,188.12

Top personal donations:

  • Janet Knapp of Jade Team Walking Warriors with $750
  • Sharon Brock of Jade Team Walking Warriors with $360
  • Colleen Perry of Jade Team Walking Warriors with $250

Top Teams raised:

  • Jade Team Walking Warriors $12,185
  • BNL Stars Baseball Coaches vs Cancer $8,047.52
  • HHCU (Hoosier Hills Credit Union) For a Cure $5,959

The winner of the best decorated tent went to Johnson Christian Academy with the theme of Wizard of Oz.

Bedford will host the Bark for Life Relay August 27th. The time and place will be announced at a later date.

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