Relay nears fundraising goal


by: JEFF WILSON/MADRAS PIONEER - Cancer survivors take the first lap at Relay For Life, held Friday and Saturday at the Jefferson county Fairgrounds.Relay For Life walkers beat the heat last weekend to raise $46,990, with more pledges still coming in. As a heat wave simmered in Madras, the event was held at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds, where at least there were shade trees to walk under. Relay's goal was $50,000 and spokesperson Shari Durgan said they just might reach it.

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