$uccessful Lamar Relay for Life

Photos and Video by Russ Baldwin

The 2011 Relay for Life in Lamar surpassed the expected goals of $68,000. According to Heather Burkhart, event coordinator, more money was raised, more teams participated, more survivors attended and more Grand Club Members were on hand.

The latest tally has $77,781 raised to date by 53 teams. 140 survivors were present and 644 Luminaria bags received donations. Here are the preliminary results from all the activities at Savage Stadium over the weekend:

Grand Club members

Carolyn Barr- $3,580

Zeke Forbes- $2,793.36

Carol Musick- $2,063

Heather Burkhart- $1,198

Ashley Brookshire- $1,250

Karen Courkamp- $1,124.50

Chris Duffy- $1,003

Mary Rhoades- $1,000.50

Andrea Duffy- $1,000

Amanda Duffy- $1,000

Tammy Duffy- $1,000

Mike Duffy- $1,000

Mr. Relay winners

18 and under- Josh Robertson

19 and older- Keith Nidey Jr.

People’s Choice Most Spirited Team– Walsh Healthcare Center

People’s Choice Best Costumes– Walsh Healthcare Center

Rookie Team– Forever Young

Most Walked– Josh from Ultimate Fighters 23 miles

Most Raised- Multiple Teams

1. Pink 4 Purple- $9,137.11

2. Walkstars- $6,353

3. Walsh Healthcare Center- $5,632.22

Most Raised Single Team

1. Operation Gray- $3,715

2. Weisbrod- $3,174.50

3. Dalton’s Fire of Hope- $1,438

Top Fundraisers

1. Carolyn Barr- $3,580

2. Zeke Forbes- $2,793.36

3. Carol Musick- $2,063

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