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Unexpected journeys for three determined cancer battlers

July 11, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

The fight to end cancer starts with one step that leads to many more steps. And with each step, the fight to end cancer draws closer.
On July 12, many more of these steps will be taken at the 20th annual Douglas County Relay for Life at Citizens Field in Alexandria. Continue Reading

Relay For Life draws attention to cancer awareness

July 20, 2012 in West Central Tribune

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Cancer relay raises $105,000

July 17, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

Under a clear, starry night on July 13 and 14, about 700 people gathered at Citizen’s Field in Alexandria to participate in the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life of Douglas County.
The event began at 6 p.m. on Friday night and ran until 6 a.m. Saturday morning. Continue Reading

Survivors remembered

July 10, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

In 2010, more than 550,000 people of all ages died from cancer and millions of friends and families were affected by it.
But through raising funds, awareness and remembrance, they keep fighting back.
The American Cancer Society’s 28th annual Relay for Life will take place on July 13 and 14 at Citizens Field in Alexandria. Continue Reading

Saving their best for last

June 12, 2012 in The Osakis Review

The Osakis relay teams ran their best times of the season at the state meet to capture two titles.
The Osakis 4×400 relay team went into the Class A state meet with the fastest seed time and the belief that they were the team to beat. Continue Reading

Relay time: Relay for Life returns to Jamestown Friday

June 6, 2012 in The Jamestown Sun

For the last 28 years, the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life has organized communities nationwide to raise funds for cancer research as well as honor those who have been affected by cancer.
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Martin, Axtman honored as Relay co-chairs

June 5, 2012 in The Jamestown Sun

The American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life of Jamestown has tremendous meaning each year to a number of individuals in the community. This year’s Relay will be especially significant for honorary co-chairs Joe Martin and Marlene Axtman.
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Rallying for the cause

June 22, 2011 in Park Rapids Enterprise

Seventeen teams raised approximately $40,000 for the American Cancer Society in the annual Relay for Life Friday. Continue Reading

Luverne’s Relay for Life moved

June 16, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

LUVERNE The Relay for Life event scheduled for today in Luverne City Park has been rescheduled due to the recent large amounts of rain. Continue Reading

Tearful tribute

March 30, 2011 in River Falls Journal

David Page embraces his mother Jo Page after speaking on her behalf as one of the honorary chairpersons at the opening ceremonies of the 2011 Relay for Life of Pierce County in the River Falls High School gym Friday evening. Continue Reading