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Callers step up to raise money

Published: Saturday, April 27, 2013 1:15 a.m. CST
Cheryl Faber (left) sponsorship chairwoman of the Relay for Life of Whiteside County, accepts $150 from Linda Murray, Rock Falls Rotary treasurer, for sponsorship of the team.
Brian Zschiescher (left) general manger of WSDR, receives the description of the pies to be auctioned during the 14th annual pie auction April 2. Jerry Binder (center) and Jim Eggleston of Sterling Chevrolet were the auctioneers. Photos submitted by Betty Clementz.

STERLING – The 14th annual WSDR Celebrity Pie Auction April 12 was a success.

There were 28 community personalities who baked or donated pies for the endeavor.

Bids were taken from 6:15 to 11:45 a.m., with more than $16,000 raised for Relay For Life.

Brian Zschiesche, general manager of the station, was the emcee.

Relay For Life of Whiteside County will be from 6 p.m. to 5 a.m. June 8-9 at Hinders Field at Rock Falls Township High School, 101 12th Ave., Rock Falls.

To form a team, attend the survivors meal May 30, and the first lap on June 8, call Cassandra Sendra at 815-229-1287, ext. 3.

The public is welcome.

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