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Wow, $97,000 thanks to Emmet County

By Staff | Oct 11, 2013

2013 marked the 16th year for the American Cancer Society Emmet County Relay for Life-and Wow what it success it was!

We would like to start out by saying thank you to the following:

n Kay Dahl and Marj Pytleski for serving as Honorary Survivors

n Girls Scouts for the Raising of the Flag

n Larry Jensen and his carrier pigeons

n Woody’s Pizza for the donation of pizza

n Pizza Hut for the donation of pizza for our Relay Kick Of

n City of Estherville for the use of Library Square

n Estherville Public Library for the use of the library

n Estherville Parks and Rec Dept. for the use of picnic tables and bleachers

n Emmet County Courthouse for the use of restrooms

n ELC Schools for the use of the green space for the mini-relay

n Hy-Vee for daffodil storage

n United Methodist Church for the use of the Fellowship Hall for our meetings

n Armstrong Community Center for the “More Birthday Celebration” Supper

n Dr. Bruns and Williams for storing our Relay supplies

n All the businesses that helped sponsor the newspaper insert

n Iowa Lakes Community College for the use of the sound system and the tents

n Doug Burton for being our MC for the day

n To all who entertained under the entertainment tent

n To Athlyn Black and Lesa Nauss for the National Anthem

Whether you are a corporate sponsor, event sponsor, hour of hope sponsor, survivor, relay for life committee member or team captain or you gave a donation, you made Emmet County shine like a star.

Also thank you to everyone who came and joined us on Sunday night for the Luminary Ceremony, due to the high winds on Saturday evening.

Becky and I and Lori Sherling would like to say “Thank You” to Dana Kauffman, our American Cancer Society staff partner, on behalf of the entire county for helping us to organize the 2013 American Cancer Society Emmet County Relay for Life. Also a special thank you to the committee and team captains for all of your hard work.

Scott and Becky Olk

Lori Sherling

2013 Emmet County

Relay for Life Co-Chairs