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Relay For Life of Ellis County

Saturday, September 19, 2015


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Gross Memorial Colesium FHSU
600 Park St, Hays, KS Map it

16 teams and 148 participants have raised $35,612.03

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

Hope Shines Here

Luminaria Sales on line have been shut down so that we don't miss any the day of Relay! You can purchase luminaries up until the time of the luminary ceremony at the event. Come see us or Call Kim at 785-639-3603 and we will help you out.


3:00     Opening Ceremony

  • Opening Prayer—Father Jarrett
  • Presentation of Colors—Ellis Co. Rural Fire Dept. Company #5
  • National Anthem—Matea Gregg
  • Welcome to Relay—President Martin
  • Survivor/Caregiver Lap and Pictures—Brooke Foster River Valley Photography
  • Team Lap and Pictures—Brooke Foster River Valley Photography


4:30     Entertainment/Fight Back Ceremony—Deb Alvarez


6:00     Basket Auction/Drawing—Farmland Auction & Realty


6:45     Winner of Quilt drawn


7:00     Luminary Ceremony (walking stops for this)


  • Guest Speaker—Bill Maddy
  • Luminaria Speaker—Sharon Leikam
  • Reading of the Names—Brenda Meder


9:45     Closing Ceremony—Diana Staley


The American Cancer Society Relay For Life is the world's largest and most impactful fundraising event to end cancer. It unites communities across the globe to celebrate people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and take action to finish the fight once and for all. Today, with the support of thousands of volunteers like you, the American Cancer Society is helping save more than 400 lives a day. And we won't stop until we finish the fight against cancer! Please join us!

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Contact Kim Peach:

(512) 490-8711

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Top Participants:

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Top Participants
  1. Sapphire Club Lonny Claycamp - $2,155.00
  2. Jade Club Personal Donation Made Lois Bieker - $1,010.00
  3. Platinum Club Maria Goetz - $904.55

Top Teams:

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Top Teams
  1. Gold Team Insurance Planning, Inc - $5,196.00
  2. Silver Team Cancer Center Caregivers - $3,553.08
  3. Rising Star Team NOCC - $2,026.00