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Relay for Life raises more than $17,000 for American Cancer Society
04-30-13

Students participate in a ceremonial check presentation.
Students participate in a ceremonial check presentation.
The Misericordia University Colleges Against Cancer Chapter recently raised $17,699 for the American Cancer Society, which was raised during the student organization’s annual Relay for Life event on campus in April.

Over the last three years, the Misericordia University Colleges Against Cancer Chapter has raised about $37,609 from its Relay for Life event in the Anderson Sports and Health Center. Students raised $7,000 in 2011 and $12,910 last year.

For more information about Misericordia University, please log on to www.misericordia.edu or call (570) 674-6400. Founded and Sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy in 1924, Misericordia University is Luzerne County’s first four-year college and offers 37 degree programs in three colleges in full- and part-time formats.

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The Misericordia University Colleges Against Cancer Chapter recently raised $17,699 for the American Cancer Society from its annual Relay for Life event on campus. Participating in the ceremonial check presentation, from left, are Misericordia University advisor Elizabeth Pedro, and students Kat Lord, Campbell Hall, N.Y.; Megan Rogan, Glen Rock, N.J.; Amanda Lee, Turnersville, N.J.; and Leila Comerford, Moscow, Pa., and Cindi DeLaney, American Cancer Society representative.