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Let's congratulate our 2017 Spirit of Relay Award winners!

The results are in, and we are excited to celebrate the success of Relay For Life events, volunteers, and staff through the nationwide 2017 Spirit of Relay Awards.

More than 80 award winners have been named in 22 different award categories on Relay Connect and the national Relay For Life Facebook page. 

Some awards were given based on an application process, and others were determined by data compiled in American Cancer Society reporting systems. The announcement was also accompanied by a personal message from American Cancer Society CEO Gary Reedy, who congratulated all the winners for helping us attack cancer from every angle.

Be sure to check out both pages, comment, and share the announcement with all those you know, including on your event's Facebook page. We want to shower our winners with congratulatory messages for their achievements!


Gordy Klatt Number One Net Income Event Award
Relay For Life of Gwinnett County, Georgia

Gordy Klatt Number One Per Capita Award
Relay For Life of Sargent, North Dakota

Gordy Klatt Power of Hope Award
Relay For Life of Graham County, North Carolina 

See all the winners in this category.


Nationwide Mission Integration Award
Relay For Life of University of Findlay, Ohio

Digital Innovation Award
Joe Gillette, Relay For Life of MCU Park, New York

Multicultural Engagement Award
Relay For Life of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 

Local Marketing Award
Mark Faylor, Relay For Life of Salinas, California

Youth Achievement Award
Blake Williams, Relay For Life of Limestone County, Alabama

Great Collaborator Award
Relay For Life of Guilford County, North Carolina

Customer Experience Award
Relay For Life of South Hampton Roads, Virginia 

Do It Yourself Fundraising Award
Fire Department of New York, New York

Advocacy Award
Relay For Life of Rancho Cucamonga and Ontario, California

Learn more about what these events did that earned them this recognition.

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