(CASS COUNTY) Those checking their mailboxes may find a letter about becoming a Relay For Life event corporate sponsor.
Relay For Life is a fund-raiser for the American Cancer Society. Prior to the Relay For Life event, community volunteers form teams. The teams plan community activities to help raise donations for the American Cancer Society. Then during the night of the event, members of the teams walk around Atlantic High School track. This year's event is scheduled for June 22.
Letters have been mailed out looking for sponsors, and anyone who has not received a letter or wants more information should contact Linda Knop or Debbie Pellett at 712-243-3195. Relay For Life Chairman Carole Schuler said during last year's event approximately $25,000 was donated by sponsors of the event. An official kick off for the event will be the Captain's Meeting set for April 9.
According to Denise Coder, Cass County Relay For Life Committee Member, the captain’s meeting is for individuals interested in being captains of Relay For Life teams , and will be held at Cass County Home Care on April 9 at 5:30 p.m. Information will be presented on important dates, team campsites, photos and fund-raising idea. Individuals will also be able to pick up a team packets during the meeting. Cost to register a team is $50 if registered by May 1, and $75 if registered after May 1. Those who can’t attend the captain’s meeting can pick up their packet at the Atlantic Medical Center Appointment Desk after April 10.
(Photo: Debbie Pellett, Corporate Sponsor Co-Chair, is shown (second from left) congratulating the employees of Atlantic Motor Supply for their donation to the 2012 Cass County Relay For Life. Shown with her are Judy Knutsen, Pellett, Curt Holste, Randy Eden, Gary Christensen, owners Kelly and Carol Schlake, Gary Lensch and Greg Hawkins. Photo contributed.)
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