Relay Raises $125,000 Through Past Weekend

June 24, 2014
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Local residents banded together this weekend in the fight against cancer.

Organizers say the 19th annual event at Batesville High School raised upwards of $125,000.

Some participating teams and individuals were recognized over the weekend for their financial contributions and volunteerism.

The Global Atlantic-Forethought team and St. Paul Lutheran Church of Oleans were recognized for the amount of funding the groups have raised this year.

Individual awards were given to some local participants:

  • Compassion award: Carolyn Beverage
  • Courage award: Cheryl Blackburn
  • Mary Margaret Moorhead award: Janice Wilson

Donations are still being accepted on the Ripley County Relay For Life website.

There were thirty teams that took part in the event this year:

  • Andie Meyer
  • Angels Among Us
  • Batesville/ Hillenbrand
  • Bessler’s “Trackside” Walkers
  • Bridge of Hope Worship Center
  • Dee’s Angels
  • Fight Like A Girl
  • Global Atlantic- Forethought
  • Hill-Rom
  • Hopewell Baptist Church
  • Jay C Food Stores
  • Kiwanis International of Batesville
  • MMCH Caring Hearts/ Hansen Center
  • Maurice’s 1441
  • Milan Schools
  • New Marion Baptist Church
  • Phi Beta Psi Sorority
  • River Valley Financial Bank
  • Running Rascals
  • South Ripley Schools
  • Southeastern Indiana REMC
  • Spencer Tyson Runners
  • St. John’s UCC, Huntersville
  • St. Paul Lutheran Church, Olean
  • Sunman Walking Warriors
  • Team Napoleon
  • Team Teal & White
  • Tim Sutton for Sheriff
  • Tying a Knot in Cancer
  • Versailles Lions Club
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