To the Editor:
On June 15 thousands of people gathered at the Clinton County Fairgrounds to participate in the 10th Annual American Cancer Societys Relay For Life. The remarkable success of this special event, which raised $158,000, well over our goal of $90,000, was due to the incredible determination and support of people throughout our North County. The American Cancer Societys Relay For Life Planning Committee would like to gratefully acknowledge the following individuals, businesses and community groups for their contributions to the Relay. Local/State Representatives: Senator Betty Little, Assemblywoman Janet Duprey, Mayor Donald Kasprzak. PR and Media Supporters: Denton Publications, Press Republican, Champlain Weekly, WPTZ, WIRY, Foxy Gagnon. Corporate Sponsors: Wyeth, Sams Club, CeraGraphics, Kinney Drugs, Sodexho, Schonbek, Evergreen Valley, Casella Waste, Woodmen of the World (Lodges 1016,642,1022), Butcher Block, Bombardier, Hannaford, CVPH Fitzpatrick Cancer Center, Clinton County Fair, AuSable Chasm, Adirondack Tobacco Free Network, CEWW BOCES, Denton Publications, First Choice Power Wash, Fosters, Jingles Home Cooking, Knights of Columbus Peru 7273, Marble River Windfarm, Memory Lane, Stewarts, Sound Obsessions, Target Logistics, Tunes on Tap, Twin State, Unicel, UPS Supply Chain Solutions, Wells Communication, World Warehouse, Zero Tolerance. Business/Community Supporters: Clinton County Health Department, Cortland Wood, 4th Degree Knights of Columbus Assembly 706, Malone Parachute Club, Vermont Air National Guard and all 200+ track sign sponsors. The organizers would also like to personally thank Joan Brown, ACS Director of Special Events, Gary Liberty, Relay Chairperson, all Committee Chairs, all Team Captains, all 215 Survivors who participated, especially Kim Fulton our guest speaker, as well as the 1000+ individuals who actively participated in this memorable NIGHT OF HOPE! Everyone is to be commended for a job well done! We look forward to the 2008 Relay For Life with great enthusiasm and a strong belief that, as a community, we WILL make a difference in the lives of all those who have been touched by cancer and look forward to the day when THE CURE is found! Thank you from the deepest part of our hearts!
2007 Relay For Life Planning Committee