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Fighting cancer at the Relay For Life


John Verser

Many of the cancer survivors present at Friday's 14th annual Kimball Relay For Life kicked off the night with the survivors lap. That lap was followed by a lap for caregivers. The 14th annual event raised more than $6,000 for the American Cancer Society.

Preliminary funds raised from the 2015 American Cancer Society's Relay For Life in Kimball total more than $6,000, according to chairperson Fran Wallin, whose goal was to raise $7,500.

The event was held last Friday at Gotte Park and it included a bake sale and a silent auction, both of which were very successful.

Wallin wishes to remind those who won items during the silent auction and have not picked them up to call her to arrange a pickup. Some silent auction items did not sell, Wallin said, so anyone interested in particular items can call her as well.

"I feel fortunate that we made tha...

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