The Cancer Council Relay For Life fundraiser is a cause close to the hearts, and feet, of many district residents.BARBARA SUNGAILA April 25, 2014 3:20am
Odd Bods team members (from left) Kathy Warren, Michelle Barri, James Barri, Lorraine Speirs, Blake Barri and Pam Boyes raised $5200 for Relay For Life. Photo: submitted
More than 1500 walkers took part in this year’s Relay For Life in Bendigo on April 3, with 75 teams raising $170,000.
It was the Heathcote Odd Bods’ eighth year and they raised $5200 to make a grand total of about $43,000 since 2007.
Team captain Michelle Barri thanked all those who registered to walk, as well as the Heathcote community and many local businesses for their sponsorship.
She made a special mention of the Heathcote Lions Club and the Heathcote Bowling Club for their continued support.
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