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Relay for Life
: Turlock High students Connor Old, Emmerson Stepson, Ashley Figurell and Martin Puentes pose with a bra designed by Jon Nicholas for Emanuel Medical Center's Cancer Awareness event. Nicholas gave the bra to the THS Relay for Life team. - photo by Photo Contributed

The combined Turlock-Hilmar Relay for Life event held Saturday at the Dutcher Middle School track drew over 400 participants and raised approximately $114,450 for the American Cancer Society.


The top fundraising teams were: Turlock High School ($28,302), Hilmar Cheese Company ($18,464) and Insure-A-Cure, aka Winton, Ireland, Strom and Green ($13,636). The top individual fundraisers were Beverly Perry with team Fighting for a Cure ($4,660), Lena Dickinson with team Insure-A-Cure ($1,993), Lorii Anderson with team Hakuna Ma Tatas ($1,895), Maddie Bettencourt with team Turlock High School ($1,600) and Maya Luis with team Turlock High School ($1,485).