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Relay for Life raises $58,000 and counting - Berne Tri-Weekly News

Relay for Life raises $58,000 and counting

Following the closing of Adams County Relay for Life this past weekend, there was approximately $58,000 in the till waiting to be joined by other donations. While it is anticipated that a bulk of this year’s giving has come in, there are still other activities that could help raise more money before the deadline at the end of August. In the meantime, said relay officials, other donations are encouraged to continue to building funding for the cancer cause. Things were much different this year than last year, recalled this year’s chairman, Jodi Mawhorr. Last year, heavy rains the night before flooded the athletic field and forced a quick change of plans to go inside of Adams Central High School. This year, clear skies and temperatures of close to 90 degrees accompanied the event. “Different people kept coming and going throughout the course of the day. We had good community support and good business support,” said Mawhorr. “There has been a good county-wide presence... Read More >