By Alex Haglund
Bad weather dampened things a bit at the 2016 Washington County Relay for Life, held on Saturday afternoon and evening at NCHS.
Storms drove the event inside, and while they did not lose any of their luminaria or signage, according to American Cancer Society Representative Ian Reinhart, “we did lose most of our crowd.”
While the storm did lead to a dwindling attendance, as a fundraiser, the event did very well. So far, this year’s Washington County Relay For Life fundraising has brought in $44,964, about $4,000 more than last year.
2016 isn’t over yet for Relay for Life. The fundraising year ends on August 31, and the goal for the whole year is $53,000.
The next big event coming up is Washington County Hospital’s 5K run to benefit Relay For Life, scheduled for June 11. Check The Nashville News for more info as it gets closer.