Many make Relay 'a huge success'

Posted: Friday, June 13, 2008

The American Cancer Society's Central Peninsula Relay for Life, which took place at Skyview High School on May 30 and 31, was a huge success.

The Relay for Life Committee would like to thank our generous corporate and in-kind sponsors, volunteers and the Relay participants, who walked miles and miles to celebrate survivors, Remember those lost to cancer and to fight back against this disease.

Thank you to the corporate sponsors: Agrium, Dr. Bobbie Behrens, Central Peninsula Hospital, Fred Meyer, First American Title, Frontier Community Services, Geneva Woods Home Health Care, Homer Electric Association Inc., Homer Emblem Club, Hutchings Chevrolet, Peak Oilfield Services, Peninsula Health Center, Peninsula Internal Medicine, Peninsula Smoke Free Partnership, Providence Medical Center, Signal Communications, Soldotna Elks, Soldotna Professional Pharmacy, Soldotna Rotary Club, The Music Box and Wells Fargo Bank.

Thanks to our in-kind sponsors: Aspen Hotel, Alaska's Best Water, Arby's, Airgas, Artistic Impulse-Marlyn Kramer, Coca-Cola of Kenai, Carl's Jr.-Green Burrito, Central Peninsula Hospital, ConocoPhillips, Country Foods, Alaska Department of Transportation, Dino Jump, Freedom Realty, Grant Aviation, Homer Electric Association, Jim and Betty Harris, Kaladi Brothers, Kenai Lions Club, Kenai Yoga, Kenai Peninsula Borough, Kenai Senior Citizens Center, Kenai Vision Center, Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, Peninsula Health Center, Peninsula Sanitation, Power Sound Rental, Robert Peterkin, S&R Enterprises, Tesoro, Skyview High School and Spenard Builders Supply.

Our prize donors were All Alaska Outdoors, Allen & Petersen, Beemun's, Body, Mind & Spirit, Buckets Sports Grill, Ross Baxter, Burger Bus, Ronda Buckingham, Julie Bowman, Carl's Jr.-Green Burrito, Candy Bouquet, city of Soldotna, Curves, Don Jose's-Kenai, Teresa Gamble, Febra Hensley, Felicia's Hair Tech, Sarah Hough, Home Depot, Hutchings Chevrolet, Indian Valley Meats, King of Kings Lodge in Happy Valley, Kaladi Brothers, Odie's Deli, Orca Theater, Trinity Greenhouse, Peninsula Athletic Club, The Fitness Place, Short Stop, Trustworthy Hardware, Stylistix, The Cabinet Company, Auto Spa, Peninsula Health Center, Starbucks Coffee, Signatures Salon, Peninsula Oilers Baseball and Veronica's Coffee House

There were so many volunteers who gave of their time and energy to the event that there's not enough room to list everyone. We hope you all know how much your efforts were appreciated, and that we need your generous spirits to make the event successful.

Thank you, Kenai Peninsula community, for giving from the heart. We'll see you at next year's Central Peninsula Relay for Life.

Amy Manuel

Publicity co-chair

Central Peninsula Relay for Life

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