2014 Fulton County Relay For Life Held

(Canton, IL) -- The 2014 Fulton County Relay for Life is now history. The event took place beginning on Friday night and ending on Saturday morning. Cari Blodgett, the Chairperson for this year’s event said that they had alot of people who were not part of a team that took part in this year’s relay for life. For the second year, the local Relay for Life was held in Wallace Park along Avenue D. Blodgett says that it is her hope to see the Fulton County Relay for Life grow each year with more teams taking part and to continue to see people who aren't a part of a team take part. Honorary Survivor Martha Sepich spoke during the opening ceremonies and then led the Survivor Lap on the walking track at Wallace Park. Also a Luminaria Ceremony took place Friday night with the reading of names of individuals who are either survivors of cancer or those who lost the battle to cancer.