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Talent show raises over $1,200 for Relay for Life

“The Next Generation” of Calvary Baptist Church performed to a gospel song during Saturday’s Relayers Got Talent show at St. Clare Walker Middle School. See more photos below (Photo by Tom Chillemi)

Sharon Darnell, South Atlantic Taskforce Co-chair for Relay for Life and captain of the Middlesex team “Peace, Love & Happiness,” issued the following statement this week: I thank everybody who made our Relayers Got Talent Show on March 15 such a success; St. Clare Walker Middle School for hosting our show; Sharon Young for recording our show; and Jennifer Hogge for working our sound system.

Thanks go to special guests Kirstin Cole, Misty Smith and James Smith, show participants Noah Woolard, Xola DeBeau, Elyssa Fauntleroy, Tatiana Washington, Lauren Blue, Mimi Beverly, Donovan Dewolf, Ian Gallaher, Jonathan Patrick, Shelby Miles, Cindy Kellar, Taylor Witcher, Jacque Sandate, Clayton Powell, Jalisa Carter, Rachel Follin, “The Next Generation” from Calvary Baptist Church, Alexis Beverly and Dashonda Kelly.

Thanks to Pastor Sheldon Pleasant of Faith Builders Baptist Church for blessing our program; Pastor Jonathan Davis of Urbanna Baptist Church for emceeing our show and sharing his wonderful voice; Carey Darnell for sharing special poems with our survivors and audience; Jenny Euler for making the survivor gifts so special; our backstage helpers Xavier Washington and Tiarah Hayes; the Faith Walkers Team for having such a successful bake sale; Lisa Goodall for designing the programs; Lauren Blue for opening our show with the National Anthem; Annette Greenwood and Theresa Anderson for everything they do; and all the teams that participated.

Clayton Powell won the People’s Choice Award by raising $103 in donations during the show. Special thanks to our audience for making the program such a success. We raised over $1,200 during the fundraiser.

Relay for Life of Middlesex will not stop until we finish the fight against cancer. 

The Relay for Life of Middlesex will hold its main event on May 16-17 at the Middlesex Sports Complex at Locust Hill.

posted 03.19.2014

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