Relay For Life

By D.J. Teeselink The results are in … congratulations Relayers! The 2013 Relay For Life of Waconia was a smashing success and a day we’ll remember for years to come. Together we raised $123,667.04 for the American Cancer Society. These funds will be used to help save lives, help those touched by cancer, and empower [...]

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If you’re going to spend the entire night outdoors, it’s hard to ask for more beautiful weather than what Mother Nature provided during the 4th annual Relay For Life of Waconia held at the Carver County Fairgrounds in Waconia on Friday, Aug. 16. Perhaps more important, however, was that the Relay again was successful. According [...]

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Under the 2013 theme “Spreading Hope One Step at a Time,” participants of the 4th annual Relay For Life of Waconia are poised to celebrate, remember and fight back against cancer during the 2013 Relay For Life of Waconia, which will be held at the Carver County Fairgrounds in Waconia on Friday, Aug. 16. Relay [...]

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Head of Relay for Life’s Volunteer Management. Wife. Mother. Community volunteer. Cancer patient? Lisa Fontanna is all of these things, and more. She has been a member of the Steering Committee since the inception of Waconia’s Relay for Life four years ago. In the past, she has chaired fundraisers, silent auctions, and headed up food [...]

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Birthdays have a whole new meaning for Tate Maurer of Waconia, the Honorary Cancer Survivor of the 4th annual Relay For Life of Waconia that will be held at the fairgrounds in Waconia on Friday, Aug. 16. Last November, one day after his 12th birthday, Tate was diagnosed with cancer. Tate’s story started with a [...]

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