Monday, May 25th, 2020

G Gathering Isle of Wight/Surry Relay for Life holds annual event

Isle of Wight/Surry Relay for Life holds annual event



Smithfield High School's grounds were bustling with volunteers for The American Cancer Society's Relay For Life Isle of Wight/Surry. This year's big event included the opening ceremony, celebratory survivors lap, luminaria ceremony and closing fight back ceremony.


Volunteer Lois Little, left, and Isle of Wight/Surry Relay For Life Event Chair Pam Jordan.

Teen Miss Isle of Wight/Surry Relay for Life 2007 Katie Cowger with her mother, Donna Cowger, a member of Queens for Life and Queens Keepers teams.

Westside Elementary School teachers Sarah Haynes and Sharon Staudt with Cindy Calhoon, all from the Purple People Cancer Eaters team.

From left: Ray Gilbert, Erica Lawson and Dylan Lawson of Isaiah's Eagles team from Smithfild Christian Church.

Bethany United Methodist Church's "Bethany Believers - Anchors of Hope" team from left: Sherry Cofer, Becky Farmer and cancer survivor Wendy Todd.

Lynette Duncan and Nancy Cowan of the Truth Trotters team from Bacon's Castle Baptist Church.

From left: Alaysia Claiborne, Theresa Watson holding Jaquez Tynes and Makya Claiborne of Dynamic Delta's Smithfield Alumni Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. team.

Volunteers from Troop 3. Back Row from left: John Ormond, Patrick Ormond and Scout Master John Ormond. Front row: Jason Huff, left, and Ben Ormond.