Prince Rupert Relay for Life tops $70,000

The annual Relay for Life took place under a bright sunny sky on June 6, and this year’s event easily surpassed the 2008 numbers and the goals set by organizer Cathy Quane.

“The Relay for Life was excellent. We had 312 participants on 34 teams and 37 survivors walk the Survivors Lap, and we raised $70,098 with pledges still coming in…Last year we had 296 people on 26 teams and 18 survivors in the Survivors Lap raising $60,000,â€