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GALLERY: Relay for Life at Lake Catholic High School

The 22-hour event featured 32 teams who walked and raised funds to find a cure for cancer

People partied and camped out all night Saturday and half of Sunday at  for the annual Relay for Life of Central Lake County.

The event featured teams that took turns walking around the school track and raising funds for the American Cancer Society that will support cancer research and treatment. Auctions were held to raise more money and people were entertained by bands and activities like volleyball and hula hoop contests. Events were also held at .

Teams had raised $83,000 before the event, American Cancer Society income development representative Amanda Uterhark said. By the end of the event on Sunday, officials hoped to raise $106,000.

Last year, .

Linda June 11, 2012 at 03:40 PM
Do you know if any photos were taken of the luminaries? I purchased several and wasn't able to be there. I would love to see them. This is such an amazing event.
Jason Lea (Editor) June 11, 2012 at 04:51 PM
I'm afraid I don't have any photos of the luminaries. However, if I find any, I'll make sure to let you know.
Linda June 11, 2012 at 05:44 PM
Thanks! That would be great!

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