Locals support Relay for Life and cancer survivors


Thursday, August 29th, 2013
Issue 35, Volume 17.


Locals support Relay for Life and cancer survivors - Christine Rinaldi photo. - Team ‘Bonsall Buzz’ at the Relay for Life event August 23 and 24 included, from left, Ed Sanchez, Ernesto Sanchez, Lori Harlan, Penelope Richards-Clark, Christine Clark, and Connor Clark.
Team ‘Bonsall Buzz’ at the Relay for Life event August 23 and 24 included, from left, Ed Sanchez, Ernesto Sanchez, Lori Harlan, Penelope Richards-Clark, Christine Clark, and Connor Clark.

Locals support Relay for Life and cancer survivors - Christine Rinaldi photo. - Cancer survivors that gathered at the beginning of the August 23-24 Relay for Life event included, from left, Mary Noreen, Pat Shobe, Rose Marie Peralta, B.L. Hermoso, Diane McElroy, Marlene Sudomir, Tricia Smith.
Cancer survivors that gathered at the beginning of the August 23-24 Relay for Life event included, from left, Mary Noreen, Pat Shobe, Rose Marie Peralta, B.L. Hermoso, Diane McElroy, Marlene Sudomir, Tricia Smith.

Locals support Relay for Life and cancer survivors - Christine Rinaldi photo. - Members of the Fallbrook High School’s Asian Pacific Islander Club (APIC) have been involved with the Relay for Life for the past six years. Rose Marie Peralta (front row, left) is the APIC adviser and is a 13-year cancer survivor.
Members of the Fallbrook High School’s Asian Pacific Islander Club (APIC) have been involved with the Relay for Life for the past six years. Rose Marie Peralta (front row, left) is the APIC adviser and is a 13-year cancer survivor.

Locals support Relay for Life and cancer survivors - Christine Rinaldi photo. - Mary Noreen, left, a 4-year cancer survivor, and Pat Shobe, right, a 34-year cancer survivor supported the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life event in Fallbrook at the Hilltop Center on August 23 and 24.
Mary Noreen, left, a 4-year cancer survivor, and Pat Shobe, right, a 34-year cancer survivor supported the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life event in Fallbrook at the Hilltop Center on August 23 and 24.

Locals support Relay for Life and cancer survivors - Christine Rinaldi photo. - Cancer survivor Diane McElroy shared two poems at the Relay for Life event that she wrote about her experiences with cancer.  They were titled “In the Night” and “You Get Me.”
Cancer survivor Diane McElroy shared two poems at the Relay for Life event that she wrote about her experiences with cancer. They were titled “In the Night” and “You Get Me.”

Locals support Relay for Life and cancer survivors - Christine Rinaldi photo. - The Asian Pacific Islanders Club at Fallbrook High School conducted a fundraiser for the Relay for Life that shows monetary donations in footprints.
The Asian Pacific Islanders Club at Fallbrook High School conducted a fundraiser for the Relay for Life that shows monetary donations in footprints.

Locals support Relay for Life and cancer survivors - Christine Rinaldi photo. - Participants present for the beginning of the Relay for Life event pose for a photograph.
Participants present for the beginning of the Relay for Life event pose for a photograph.

Locals support Relay for Life and cancer survivors - Christine Rinaldi photo. - Girlfriends Guadalupe Calixto, left, and Estefania Marical, right take a quick pizza break before the start of the Relay for Life event on August 23. Both girls lent their support to the event.
Girlfriends Guadalupe Calixto, left, and Estefania Marical, right take a quick pizza break before the start of the Relay for Life event on August 23. Both girls lent their support to the event.

Locals support Relay for Life and cancer survivors - Christine Rinaldi photo. - Hilltop Center’s Rev. Guy Williams designed and hand-painted a meditation labyrinth for the Relay for Life event. Participants followed the labyrinth to the center point and then stood in silence as they remembered those that cancer had taken from them.
Hilltop Center’s Rev. Guy Williams designed and hand-painted a meditation labyrinth for the Relay for Life event. Participants followed the labyrinth to the center point and then stood in silence as they remembered those that cancer had taken from them.

Locals support Relay for Life and cancer survivors - Christine Rinaldi photo. - Michael Flores served as disc jockey for the Relay for Life event in Fallbrook August 23 and 24.
Michael Flores served as disc jockey for the Relay for Life event in Fallbrook August 23 and 24.


 

2 comments

Comment Profile ImageLee
Comment #1 | Thursday, Aug 29, 2013 at 4:29 pm
More REAL heroes to the other two @ www.thevillagenews.com/story/72853/

Bravo, cancer survivors and activists! You are heroes.
Comment Profile ImagePenelope Richards
Comment #2 | Wednesday, Sep 25, 2013 at 2:29 pm
Thank you to everyone who donated money, time, talent and venues to make this a memorable, wonderful night of rememberance and support to those who have battled, or are currently healing from cancer! We sooo appreciate your community spirit, time and efforts!
Penelope Richards
Executive Administrator
Bonsall Chamber of Commerce

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