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Cancer survivors celebrate life

Cancer survivors Barb Kness of Thomson, and Mark Sack of Mount Carroll (at right) were among the 115 attendees April 7 at the Relay for Life Cancer survivor celebration and dinner at Mount Carroll Church of God. Photos submitted by Bev Lundquist.
Cancer survivors Barb Kness of Thomson, and Mark Sack of Mount Carroll (at right) were among the 115 attendees April 7 at the Relay for Life Cancer survivor celebration and dinner at Mount Carroll Church of God. Photos submitted by Bev Lundquist.

MOUNT CARROLL – A group of 115 cancer survivors, their spouses, caretakers, and guests attended the Relay for Life of Carroll and JoDaviess Counties’ Cancer Survivor celebration and dinner April 7 at Mount Carroll Church of God.

The Pink Heals Sauk Valley Chapter pink fire truck was on site, with survivors able to sign the vehicle. Cancer survivor Judge Val Gunnarson spoke about his story. Steve and Char Behrens provided entertainment with giant bubbles.

This year’s relay survivor victory lap will be June 9 at the church, 816 S. Clay St. The relay starts at 5 p.m. inside the church, and will run until about 11 p.m. The public can take part.

Call Bev Lundquist at 815-244-9684 for more information.

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