Nearly $28,000 raised during Isanti County Relay for Life

According to the Isanti County Relay for Life website, 14 teams and 110 participants raised $28,000 for the American Cancer Society during the Isanti County Relay for Life event held Aug. 8 at Spectacular Events in Isanti. Click on any photo below to begin slideshow. Photos by Rachel Kytonen

Isanti Ambassadors Maddie Simon, Hannah Vandersteen and Kiely Fredlund help out with the festivities. Arm-in-arm, Cheryl Christenson (in white) and cancer survivor Kathi Erickson walk a few laps together during Isanti County Relay for Life Aug. 8 at Spectacular Events in Isanti. Kylie Guimont, Morgan Stueber and Maddy Nelson were all smiles during Isanti County Relay for Life. Cambridge Ambassador Kaitlyn Martens embraces Wayne Buisman and his grandson, Owen Buisman. Looking on are Cambridge Ambassadors Shelby Swanson and Kasey Bruss. The honorary survivors lead the Survivor’s Lap during Isanti County Relay for Life. Decorated luminaries in honor of cancer survivors, and those who have passed, outline the walking path at the event. The butterfly release is always an inspirational moment during the evening festivities.
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Arm-in-arm, Cheryl Christenson (in white) and cancer survivor Kathi Erickson walk a few laps together during Isanti County Relay for Life Aug. 8 at Spectacular Events in Isanti.