RELAY FOR LIFE 2021
The annual Bates County Relay for Life for 2021 has been postponed until later this
summer or even into the fall. The event is a community fundraiser for the American
Relay for Life 2020 was cancelled due to Covid-19. This year’s event is pending the
approval of the American Cancer Society and its commitment to public safety. Local
organizers should hear early in July whether an actual outdoor Relay will be allowed,
or if the event would have to done virtually (online).
In 2019 the Bates County Relay teams, participants and contributors raised over
$42,500 dollars to help fight cancer and promote cancer research.
That’s the 2021 Relay for Life, usually held in June on the Butler Square, postponed
at this time. Even so, please be aware that corporate and individual contributions may be
made at any time. Checks should be made payable to Bates County Relay for Life, and
may be dropped off at DSWA CPAs just off the Butler square.