RELAY FOR LIFE opening ceremonies began at 5 p.m., Friday, June 16 at the Shiawassee County Fairgrounds. Speakers included Event Lead Amanda Treloar, Jenni Beamer of the American Cancer Society, and Fair Manager Ric Crawford (left).
Teams took to the track for the annual 22-hour event in celebration of the lives of those affected by cancer. The 2017 theme was “Through the Decades.”
Since 1997, area teams from Shiawassee County have raised over 1.2 million dollars. Closing ceremonies were scheduled for 2 p.m. on Saturday.
(Independent Photo/Karen Mead-Elford)