Bay County Relay for Life raises over $66,000 before 10 p.m. - ABC 12 – WJRT – Flint, MI

Bay County Relay for Life raises over $66,000 before 10 p.m.

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BAY CITY (WJRT) - (07/19/14) - The Relay For Life of Bay County kicked off at 8 a.m. Saturday and held strong through the night.

The 57 teams raised more than $66,000 before 10 p.m. The relay is more than just fun and games, it takes on a much deeper meaning for those involved.

"It's important to fight back against this terrible disease and find a cure for it to find a finish line," said high school student Logan Reder.

"We are participating to fight against cancer. We have a lot of friends and family with cancer and this is just to show a little bit of support for them," said Kelly Pletzke, of Team Legendary.

The Relay for Life runs for 24 hours at the Veterans Memorial Park in Bay City.
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