2005-10-28 / Community

Rockaway Relay Celebrates Success At Wrap-Up Party


A table of relayers takes time out from enjoying their dinner at the celebration.A table of relayers takes time out from enjoying their dinner at the celebration.Joanne Shapiro, the former chair of the Rockaway Relay, tell everyone “without each and everyone of you, the relay is not a success.” Joanne Shapiro, the former chair of the Rockaway Relay, tell everyone “without each and everyone of you, the relay is not a success.” David Golub, the regional vice president of the American Cancer Society, thanks volunteers and relayers for their hard work and dedication at the 2005 Rockaway Relay for Life Wrap-up Party at the Beach Club on October 19.David Golub, the regional vice president of the American Cancer Society, thanks volunteers and relayers for their hard work and dedication at the 2005 Rockaway Relay for Life Wrap-up Party at the Beach Club on October 19.Relay team leaders pose for a photo. The three teams who raised the most in donations this year’s were Victoria’s Secret (over $16,000), Rockaway Beach Civic Association. In six years the relay has raised over $315,000 for the American Cancer Society.  Photos by Miriam RosenbergRelay team leaders pose for a photo. The three teams who raised the most in donations this year’s were Victoria’s Secret (over $16,000), Rockaway Beach Civic Association. In six years the relay has raised over $315,000 for the American Cancer Society. Photos by Miriam RosenbergCancer survivors gather for a group photo.  Photo by David GolubCancer survivors gather for a group photo. Photo by David GolubStella Maris High School student Ashley Larcheveque collected $783 for this year’s relay as a result of a dress down event. Her mom, Joanne (of the Blackwater Inn), collected $865 from a softball game that will be counted toward next year’s relay dollars. David Golub (of the American Cancer Society) accepts the checks. Stella Maris High School student Ashley Larcheveque collected $783 for this year’s relay as a result of a dress down event. Her mom, Joanne (of the Blackwater Inn), collected $865 from a softball game that will be counted toward next year’s relay dollars. David Golub (of the American Cancer Society) accepts the checks.

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