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Hope, heat index run high at Relay for Life

Another successful Douglas County Relay for Life event took place Friday night in Alexandria. With temperatures nearing 90 degrees, participants were encouraged to drink plenty of water and take a break when needed. The annual event, held at the ...

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Cancer survivors at the Douglas County Relay for Life event listen as honorary survivors Josh Molden and Patti Dahlheimer share their stories. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)

Another successful Douglas County Relay for Life event took place Friday night in Alexandria. With temperatures nearing 90 degrees, participants were encouraged to drink plenty of water and take a break when needed. The annual event, held at the Douglas County Fairgrounds, has brought in nearly $124,000 so far, according to the Douglas County Relay for Life website. The top team, once again, was Alexandria Industries, which raised $71,685. Watch Wednesday's Echo Press for more on this year's event. 

 

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Celeste Edenloff is the special projects editor and a reporter for the Alexandria Echo Press. She has lived in the Alexandria Lakes Area since 1997. She first worked for the Echo Press as a reporter from 1999 to 2011, and returned in 2016 to once again report on the community she calls home.
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