Relay for Life video

The Lower Berkeley Relay for Life had their wrap-up party this last Wednesday. I wasn't able to make it, but I was able to contribute a slideshow consisting of my Relay pictures and audio clips from the event. It's a little bit long (10 minutes), but there are over a dozen audio clips from Relay participants. Thanks to all the awesome people I meet each year when I go out to the event. Goose Creek is blessed to have so many people devoted to the fight against cancer.           … [Read more...]

Relay for Life – Brandy Joiner

Brandy is the other person I interviewed from the CPM team.  Her reasons for Relay:  In Honor, In Memory, In Support. … [Read more...]

Relay for Life – Cindy Lookabill-Hall

When I walked up to Cindy with my recording equipment, she asked if I was looking for a message about Relay.  I told her I was, and she immediately said she wanted to do it.  I'm glad I wandered by her tent.  Her words reminded me that life isn't easy, but we should try to give back all the good we get. … [Read more...]

Relay for Life – Darrell and Debbie

Cancer is a disease that has an immeasurable impact on families.  It's fitting then that Relay for Life is a family event.  Darrell and Debbie were just one of many families that came out to the event to celebrate and honor their loved ones. … [Read more...]

Relay for Life – Dawn Chubb

I interviewed Dawn at the Hanahan Elementary camp site.  I cannot stress how impressed I am by the number of teachers who are involved with Relay for Life.  They teach in the the class room and teach by example. … [Read more...]

Relay for Life – Deb Walworth

At Relay I saw Deb at the Rotary Club camp site taking pictures of cancer survivors and getting stories, pictures and messages in honor of those who have passed from cancer.  We struck up a conversation where she shared her families story with cancer and how the research of the American Cancer Society has directly benefited her. … [Read more...]

Relay for Life 2011

In between posting podcasts from Relay for Life, I wanted to share some of my pictures.  I am taking a break for tonight.  Enjoy the podcasts and pictures.  I'll finish tomorrow night. … [Read more...]

Relay for Life – Laura Ellis

I met Laura Ellis in 2010 when she chaired the Relay for Life committee.  She had other commitments this year, but she definitely was still involved with the event.  After I had a wonderful bbq sandwich at her campsite, she shared her reasons for participating for Relay for Life.  As with many people, her participation is a family affair. … [Read more...]

Relay for Life – Lori Pourciaux-Smith

Lori was part of the Goose Creek High School team.  The team only formed a few days before the event when Lori's daughter was asked to sing the national anthem in the starting ceremonies.  Even though Lori and her daughter were both new to Relay for Life, they were very enthusiastic about the event.  I expect to see both of them next year. … [Read more...]

Relay for Life – Mandy Wadsworth

Mandy was part of CPM Federal Credit Union's team.  I walked over to their campsite unannounced and simply asked if anyone would volunteer their reasons for being at the relay.  She was one of two people who stepped forward to tell their story. … [Read more...]