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GALLERY: Aggie Relay for Life

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Photo by Megan Cusick

Signs with information about the American Cancer Society lined the track. 

Aggie Relay for Life held their fundraising event for the American Cancer Society at Penberthy Fields on Saturday evening. Students and community members created teams to participate in the relay. There were also games such as corn hole, spike ball and volleyball for attendees.

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  • The participants entertained themselves with games and activities when they weren’t walking.

    Photo by Megan Cusick
  • Students play a game of cornhole.

    Photo by Megan Cusick
  • Some participants played volleyball as their team members walked the track.

    Photo by Megan Cusick
  • The event will last until 1 a.m.

    Photo by Megan Cusick
  • Many participants were racing around to enjoy their time at the long fundraising event.

    Photo by Megan Cusick
  • Members of Emeralds, an all women’s organization, participated in the event.

    Photo by Megan Cusick
  • Waitin’ on Hayden, a local band, played a long set for the participants.

    Photo by Megan Cusick
  • There were many activities set up for the event put on by Aggies.

    Photo by Megan Cusick
  • Participants were able to make bracelets and key chains as well as some other art work.

    Photo by Megan Cusick
  • Participants made bracelets that were available for sale to benefit the American Cancer Society.

    Photo by Megan Cusick
  • Students play a game of tug of war.

    Photo by Megan Cusick
  • Families and students consistently walked the track.

    Photo by Megan Cusick
  • This year the Relay was Disney themed.

    Photo by Megan Cusick
  • Student organizations along with families, formed teams to take part in the eight-hour-long event.

    Photo by Megan Cusick
  • SLAM, a student organization, participated as a team.

    Photo by Megan Cusick
  • Crafts were used for entertainment as well as to generate more proceeds.

    Photo by Megan Cusick
  • Participants could make bracelets with words or names, remembering someone they know that was diagnosed with cancer.

    Photo by Megan Cusick
  • One bracelet spelled out “survivor.”

    Photo by Megan Cusick
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