The Benalla community has raised more than $60 600 for cancer research at this year's Benalla Relay for Life.MONIQUE FREER December 4, 2013 9:19am
Young Guns team members Taylah Chettleburgh and Georgia Thomson took part in Benalla Relay for Life.
‘‘Our aim is to create a world with more birthdays and less cancer.’’
Those were the words spoken by Benalla Relay for Life committee chair Nicole Murphy during the closing ceremony of last weekend’s Relay for Life.
Twenty-three teams and 586 people participated in an 18-hour walking relay, raising $60, 695.80 for cancer research.
Throughout the overnight event there were plenty of activities, including Zumba, yoga and the Miss Relay competition.
Tears flowed among the crowd during the candlelight ceremony, when candles were lit in hope of those battling cancer and in memory of those who lost their battle.
For more photos see this week's Ensign, and visit the link below to see an online gallery from the event.
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Water has been returned to Kinnairds and Black wetlands to help with their revitalisation after bushfire damaged them in February.
More than 2200 people have signed up to show their support for a campaign to have the green route chosen for the new Yarrawonga Mulwala bridge.
Members of Murchison Book Club are hosting a literary lunch with Vivien Achia, author of Marrying Italian — When Love is Not Enough.
Matches were split up over Good Friday and Easter Saturday throughout the region.
Painter Ben Winspear and Scott Wileman will create new works as the public look on during the at Rochester Art Exhibition.
Kyabram Bombers have the chance to beat Rochester under light for the first time this Friday evening.
Lions star recruit had a tough introduction to the GVFL.
Tocumwal's Don Elgin is aiming to compete at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Scotland
Eighty residents at a forum determined the Heathcote Community Plan was on track but need some fine tuning.
Cobram skate park hosts skateboarding and music for youth week.
Senior state minister Adrian Piccoli reaquainted himself with Deniliquin yesterday, leaving Deniliquin Counil hopeful it has an ally in him.
With his blue eyes and snow-coloured coat, Nanneella horse Sinatra has looks worthy of a fairytale.
Fourteen-year-old Benalla girl Jaimee Linke will launch her debut novel next month.
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