Local Relay For Life raises $115,000
Relay for Life participants raised about $115,000 for the American Cancer Society on Friday at New Richmond Middle School, surpassing their goal of $100,000.
The event began at 2 p.m. on Friday and continued until 2 p.m. on Saturday. The event went for 24-hours because "cancer never sleeps."
The opening ceremony, which began at 6 p.m. on Friday, featured a speech by cancer survivor TJ Helgeson.