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Relay For Life of Greater Waukegan Far North Shore

Saturday, June 20, 2015


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Bevier Park
2255 W Yorkhouse Rd, Waukegan, IL Map it

20 teams and 203 participants have raised $48,919.49

Total above may not reflect all participants, teams, and donations


Applebee's Flapjack Fundraiser and Relay Wrap-Up

Saturday, August 1st


Applebee's - 2015 Sheridan Road (Zion) 

All you can eat pancake breakfast! Fun for the whole family! 

Don't miss your chance to place your bid on our remaining auction items!

Tickets are $7 each (cash only, please) and can be purchased from any of our ELT members or the individuals/locations below. A percentage of all ticket sales comes back to the American Cancer Society/Relay For Life of Greater Waukegan/Far North Shore!

Zion Farmer's Market (THIS Thursday, 11am-7pm) - Sheridan Road and Shiloh Boulevard in Zion 

North Shore Printers - 535 South Sheridan Road, Waukegan (Charlotte Callahan)

The Sweet Stop - Cindy's Petite Sweets, 1704  7th St, Winthrop Harbor

Boomers Way - Navigating Through Senior Choices, 1700  7th St, Winthrop Harbor



Another successful Relay For Life of Greater Waukegan/Far North Shore event is in the books! A huge thank you to all the survivors, caregivers, volunteers, community supporters and dedicated participants who made this possible. YOU make a difference! 

Because of your dedication and amazing generosity, we have already raised almost $47,000 in the fight against cancer! There is still time to help us reach our goal of $75,000 before the season officially ends on August 31. Visit for more information or to make a donation.

Donations can also be dropped off at or mailed to our local American Cancer Society office:

American Cancer Society


100 Tri-State International, Suite 125

Lincolnshire, IL 60069

VOC Reminder

Congratulations to our 2015 Grand Club Members

  • Maggie Powell (It's All Relatives)
  • Charlotte Wozniak (The Dream Team)
  • Jane Ferry (The Dream Team)
  • Terry Backis (The Dream Team)
  • Laurie Grom (The Dream Team)
  • Michele Newby (Pete's Pals)
  • David Ohanian (It's All Relatives)


Congratulations to our Top Fundraising Teams

  • The Dream Team - $18,173
  • It's All Relatives - $8,836
  • Pete's Pals - $4,725


Share Your Photos With Us

We would love to see Relay from your perspective! E-mail photos to Sarah at or share them on our Facebook page at Your photos could be used in next year's promotional materials for the 2016 event!


We Need You for 2016!

Any participants who are interested in being a part of the 2016 Relay For Life Event Leadership Team, please download and complete an interest form (click here) and send it to Sarah at We will begin holding Relay meetings for the 2016 season in the fall. Thank you!


Relay For Life Luminaria Ceremony

Remember or honor a loved one who has battled cancer with a luminaria tribute bag >>

Relay For Life Cancer Survivor Lap

Cancer survivors and caregivers find a community of hope and support >>

Cancer Charity Fundraising

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Contact Sarah Kwak:

(847) 317-0025

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Top Participants:

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Top Participants
  1. Ruby Club Personal Donation Made Maggie Powell - $6,903.94
  2. Sapphire Club Personal Donation Made Terry Backis - $2,400.00
  3. Sapphire Club Personal Donation Made Jane Ferry - $2,271.00

Top Teams:

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Top Teams
  1. Sapphire Team The Dream Team - $20,731.00
  2. Jade Team It's All Relatives - $10,094.94
  3. Silver Team Pete's Pals - $4,921.00