We’re Ready to Relay!!!

Team Olean is ready to Relay!  Our Relay for Life Team has been busy making plans for the upcoming Relay for Life of Ripley County – this will be our 16th year!  Please join us as we Celebrate, Honor and Remember!

Celebrate – Brenda Armbrecht, Phyllis Armbrecht, Tad Brinson, Barbara Eades, Bob Ehlers, Alice Gray, Bill Hensley, June Hurelbrink, Marilyn Jeffries, Paul Jeffries, Peggy Mix, Kenny Obendorf, Patsy Ralston, Ron Raper, Leonard Rohls, Ethel Stegemoller, Kenneth Thomas, Mike Webster

Remember – Glenn Cutter, Lorraine Cutter, Bill Diem, Truly Draut, Angela Hoskins, Ruth Ann Howard, Keith Hunger, Willard Hunger, Bobbie Hurelbrink, Ralph Hurelbrink, Raymond Geisler, Rich Geisler, Steve Gibbs, Lawrence Green, Glenn Jacobs, Chuck Konkle, Alice McCoy, Matt Obendorf, Miriam Obendorf, Norma Park, Marlen Smith, Henry Stegemoller, Laura Stegemoller, Louis Stegemoller, Mike Stout, Ralph Tebbing, Ray Tebbing, Alma Tielking, Anna Vogel, Elmer Vogel, Herman (Duke) Werner

THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING RELAY FOR LIFE 2014!!!  Your donation helps cancer patients get well and stay well, and it helps FINISH THE FIGHT!

Please join us for all or part of the event which begins at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 21.  Some specific events you may be interested in include:

Opening Ceremony (8:00 am) – Support Olean’s heroes – our Survivors – as they participate in this moving ceremony. Afterwards, Survivors are treated in first-class style with a wonderful breakfast just for them. (Caregivers may join them for a $4 donation.) This year, the National Anthem will be performed by Olean’s own, Lindsay Obendorf.

Silent Auction (8:00 am – TBA) – Many items will be available for silent bidding! Items have included some popular favorites like Hats for Hope, Solid wood cutting board, A to Z Music event, Avon, Holiday World tickets, and much, much more!

Little Mr. & Miss Relay Pageant (11:00 am) – Come out and support Olean’s Little Mr. (Eli Stenger) & Miss Relay (Ellie Back) Relay. They will be great representatives for Olean. Be sure to stop by and support Eli and Ellie!!

South Ripley Young Confederates (12:00 pm) – Support this talented group of young people from SR, including Olean’s MacKenzie Black and Ashley Moore, as they sing their hearts out for Relay!

Purse Auction (1:00 pm) – Purses take on a whole new definition for this live auction as Dudes (see Dude Looks Like a Lady below) model the purses! Join us, have fun and support a great cause!

Main Stage Special Event (2:00 pm) – Olean’s own Lindsay Obendorf will perform – you don’t want to miss this!

Mission Lap (3:00 pm) – Join Team Olean as we take the track and carry streamers with names in memory of our loved ones and in honor of our survivors.

Road to Recovery 500 – Car Show/Parade (4:00 pm) – Olean’s car will be assembled on site beginning at 3:00 pm. We still have room on our pit crew! Join us!!

Mile for Matt (6:30 pm) – Join with family and friends of Matt Obendorf as we walk a mile in his memory to honor Matt’s Mission.

Luminary Ceremony (9:30 pm) – Take some time at the end of your day celebrating those who have survived cancer, fight back with those who are still fighting, and remember those we have lost.

Dude Looks Like a Lady/Lady Looks Like a Dude (1:00 am) – Join us for the fun …. Where Olean’s creativity and imagination run wild!

Rooster Crowing Contest (6:00 am) – Stop by Relay before church on Sunday morning to hear Olean’s Roosters on stage as they wake up everyone for the closing ceremony and victory lap!