Relay For Life of Chillicothe honored for effort

Staff Writer
Chillicothe Times-Bulletin

Relay For Life of Chillicothe was awarded the American Cancer Society’s prestigious Relay All Star Award at the society’s recent Relay Leadership Summit in Itasca.

With the Relay All Star Award, the Illinois Division of the American Cancer Society honors Relay events that achieve significant fundraising and participant growth. This year, Relay For Life of Chillicothe raised more than $75,000 with 360 participants.

“By supporting Relay For Life of Chillicothe, our volunteers are joining us in fighting for every birthday threatened by cancer,” said Mary E. Pierce, chairman of the board of the American Cancer Society’s Illinois Division said through a press release. “We invite all Chillicothe residents to join us in the fight against cancer at this year’s Relay.”