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Local team raises over $11,000 to walk in Relay for Life

PHOTO Courtesy of Diane Lazure

The four local members of the Roses des Sables fundraising team proudly took part in the Canadian Cancer Society’s Relay for Life in Vaudreuil-Soulanges on June 8. Diane Lazure, Jennifer Hooker, Marge Garceau, and Jacki Garceau more than doubled their initial goal of raising $5,000 for the cause, bringing in a total of $11,247 as of the start of the event. The team organized several fundraisers, including a successful Zumbathon in February and a golf tournament on June 1, as well as collecting personal donations. Organizers of the Vaudreuil-Soulanges Relay for Life announced during the day of the event that just over $177,059 had been raised. The Roses des Sables team is still accepting donations online through the Relay for Life website, which will remain open until the end of August. (SR)

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