Re­lay For Life a huge suc­cess

Annapolis Valley Register - - COVER STORY -

Also speak­ing at the event was Leo Glavine, Kings West MLA and Min­is­ter of Com­mu­ni­ties, Cul­ture and Heritage.

Glavine, Karissa, and Olivia cut the Re­lay For Life 2018 cake and ev­ery­body got a slice – plus cof­fee or tea.

Through­out the evening, mem­bers of the re­lay teams con­tin­u­ously walked around the arena, dressed in cos­tumes or sport­ing com­pany T-shirts.

East Coast Fit­ness for Women con­ducted a high-en­ergy Zumba work­out that had even the on­look­ers ex­hausted. There Donna’s Do’ers and Dream­ers may have been the most colour­ful team at the Mid­dle­ton Re­lay For Life event at the Mid­dle­ton Arena. There were 12 teams al­to­gether and the event raised more than $36,000. were bands, a lu­mi­nary cer­e­mony, and lots of volunteer help from lo­cals, in­clud­ing from the Nic­taux Firettes, Em­manuel Church, and Mid­dle­ton fire­fight­ers for lead­ing the Sur­vivors’ Walk. Kings chil­dren’s cho­rus was also there plus stu­dents from ww Re­gional High School who helped out.

LAWRENCE POW­ELL

Olivia Car­son, West Kings MLA Leo Glavine, and Karissa Bezan­son cut the Re­lay For Life 2018 cake dur­ing the Sur­vivors’ Re­cep­tion June 2 at the Mid­dle­ton Arena.

LAWRENCE POW­ELL

Lu­mi­nar­ies ringed the walk­ing track at the Mid­dle­ton Re­lay for Life June 2 at the Mid­dle­ton Arena.

LAWRENCE POW­ELL

East Coast Fit­ness for Women put the mu­sic on and the got the crowd in­volved in Zumba dur­ing the Mid­dle­ton Re­lay for Life at the arena June 2. Young and old alike took part.

LAWRENCE POW­ELL

Karissa Bezan­son and Olivia Car­son pose at the Mid­dle­ton Re­lay For Life June 2 at the Mid­dle­ton Arena. The two girls were part of the Sur­vivors’ Re­cep­tion at the event that raised more than $36,000 for can­cer re­search.

LAWRENCE POW­ELL

LAWRENCE POW­ELL

This young­ster at the Mid­dle­ton Re­lay For Life showed that he sup­ported the event that raises funds to help fight can­cer. Al­to­gether the event raised more than $36,000 as 12 teams ac­cepted pledges from mem­bers of the pub­lic.

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