05/28/13 - 4:41pm
BY LAURIE FURNEY
The date is firmly put in my date book each July for the next year. June 21 is our date for this year and marks the 10th anniversary of the Relay For Life returning to the Pine River area.
Our team from Emmanuel Lutheran Church has participated each year. What keeps me coming back? The letters in the word RELAY sum it up.
The R is for remembrance of so many relatives and friends affected by cancer. I remember my dad, my grandma, aunts and uncles, all who faced cancer. I am reminded of the strength and hope in the faces of survivors.