BLACKFOOT â€” The top fund-raising team in Blackfoot for Relay for Life is the team from the Jason Lee Memorial United Methodist Church called â€śAngels Among Us.â€ť Since January, the team has raised $10,841.43.
â€śAngels Among Usâ€ť ranks third in the southern Idaho-eastern Oregon region. The region stretches from Rexburg to Boise and then into eastern Oregon.
â€śâ€™Angels Among Usâ€™ is actually two full teams,â€ť said â€śAngels Among Usâ€ť chairman Tom Drysdale. Each team is made up of 20 people so 40 people participate on these teams.
BLACKFOOT â€” The Relay for Life survivor dinner was attended by at least 64 cancer survivors Tuesday evening at the Needlecraft building on the Eastern Idaho State Fairgrounds.
Add family members and the number of people who enjoyed the dinner totaled about 140.
â€śThatâ€™s more than double the number of people who attended last yearâ€™s dinner,â€ť said dinner organizer Dawn Larsen.
The dinner was sponsored by On the Spot Cleaning and Restoration and Premier Insurance.
The survival stories were as varied as the survivors.