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June 17, 2013

Cowley College raises money in the fight against cancer


eventRaising money to support the American Cancer Society, Cowley College’s Relay for Life team raised $3,284.68 during the event held Friday and Saturday at Arkansas City’s Wilson Park.

A total of 18 teams raised $35,965 toward research for a cure for cancer.

Cowley College team members were: Hannah Andrews, Jody Arnett, Donna Avery, Todd Clark, Tony Crouch, Janet Davidson, Marvis Gaddie, Gary Hale, Rikki Hettenbach, Lynne Jordan, Ellen Kelly, Donni McClaflin, Tom McClaflin, Jamie McGee, Patty Mugler, Margaret Neal, Krystle Nies, LaVaughan Scheurich, Mindi Shriver, Janice Stover, Jancye Sturd, Lory West, and Peg Williams.

The event began with a cancer survivors lap, celebrating those who have survived cancer or are currently battling cancer. Relay for Life’s luminara ceremony took place after sundown, honoring cancer survivors and those lost to the disease.

Pictured, from left, Rikki Hettenbach, Gary Hale, and Mindi Shriver.