Relay Raises $125,000 Through Past Weekend

June 24, 2014

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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