Monday, September 21, 2020

Relay for Life and the Power of Teams

 

 

By Coastal Breeze News Staff

As the saying goes, the more the merrier and with over 30 teams signed up for this year’s Relay for Life, it is going to be a very good event indeed. The teams all working independently towards one goal is a true reflection of the motto “One World, One Hope.” Relay for Life will be held at Mackle Park on Saturday, April 18th. The admission is free. The opening ceremony/survivor lap will take place at 11 AM, the Luminaria Ceremony will be from 9-10 PM and at 10:45 there will be a Closing Fight Back lap. A full schedule is listed on page B/19. More teams to report:

Team BMO (BMO Harris Bank)

Team captain Marva Sutt, her husband Jim and this year’s team members include branch manager Rachel Schenk, co-workers Lilibeth Nordell, Michelle Fetzer, Drew Sutt, and Penny Armstrong. Marva and Jim’s son, Drew, will be cooking on his Weber grille. You can get one of his famous pulled pork sandwiches or chicken wings for a mere $5, choice of a drink for $1. Since we are a Canadian based bank our country theme is Canada. Marva is raffling off a beautiful painting worth almost $500. The painting was donated by her granddaughter Crystal France who graduated from the Herron School of Art in Indianapolis. There will be a Barbie

Maureen Chodaba ran the Marco Island Half Marathon in this purple outfit. Maureen received pledges for running the race for her team Buster’s World.

Maureen Chodaba ran the Marco Island Half Marathon in this purple outfit. Maureen received pledges for running the race for her team Buster’s World.

basket raffle of a total value of $250. Marva and Jim continuously sell hot dogs at different locations on the Island to raise money.

Team Keller Williams Realty

Representing Brazil “The Rainforest” Keller Williams will have 2 tents with one being all games and the other tent is prizes. There will be animals hanging from the trees in the rainforest. The team is excited to have raised over $2000 to date from our Voice Competition and Yard Sale. Stop by for fun and games. Team Keller Williams has a banner that spells HOPE and has the names of people they’re honoring and in memory of the ones they’ve have lost. The team is excited to have about 20 people helping and supporting. The team has many survivors and they want to honor all. The weekend receptionist at the Keller Williams office, Johanne Daly is currently in the battle fighting against lung cancer and she is winning!!!! So this relay is for Johanne and all the others who are fighting. The team wants a cure so no one has to go through this in the future. There will be two slot machines on site, one can purchase tokens and then win prizes from the prize tent. There will also be hair braiding and hair cutting. Everything in the tent that is purple is for sale, headbands, tutu’s and more.

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