Fair and Breezy
67°FFair and BreezyFull Forecast

Ogle cancer group earns recognition

Published: Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013 1:15 a.m. CST • Updated: Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013 5:42 p.m. CST

ROCKFORD – Relay For Life of Ogle West recently received the American Cancer Society’s Relay All Star Award at the society’s Relay Leadership Summit in Itasca.

The award is to honor relays that achieve significant fundraising and participant growth. During 2012, the relay raised approximately $112,000, with nearly 185 participants from Byron, Oregon, Stillman Valley, and Rochelle.

Visit relayforlife.org/ogleil or call 815-229-1287 for more information.

Get breaking news sent to your phone. Sign up for text alerts from Sauk Valley Media!

National video



Reader Poll

There’s a movement afoot in the Illinois Legislature to name former President Barack Obama’s birthday (Aug. 4) as a legal holiday in Illinois. What do you think?
Good idea
Bad idea
Not sure
No opinion