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Photo Gallery: Relay for Life, Wood and Washington counties

Photo by Madeline Scarborough This year, Relay for Life Wood County sold glass angel statue luminaries along with their regular ones. The angels each held a plaque naming who they were in memory of, and they were placed around a tree at City Park in Parkersburg for everyone to see.
Photo by Madeline Scarborough People walked along the City Park pond Saturday afternoon for the Wood County Relay for Life. The event was rescheduled due to bad weather on Friday, but crowds of people still came out to show support.
Photo by Madeline Scarborough The Washington County junior grand marshal for this year, 6-month-old Jensen Ford, was unable to attend but his parents, Allie and Jason Ford, and two sisters, Chloe Ford, 3, and Madisyn Ford, 8, were there to represent him and share his story.
Photo by Madeline Scarborough Survivors walked or rode in cars provided by Tweedle for the first two laps around the pond. The laps were led by Gail Stoops, one of this year’s grand marshals for the Wood County Relay.
Photo by Madeline Scarborough Luminaries lined the pond at City Park in memory of those lost to cancer for the Wood County Relay.
Photo by Madeline Scarborough Washington County Relay For Life beat its goal of $105,000, raising a total of $115,004. Team Thermo Fisher raised the most money for the cause with $11,710.
Photo by Madeline Scarborough Students Emma Adkins, 16, Darby Field, 17, and Julia Bland, 17, decorate their tent for the Wood County Relay for Life.
Photo by Madeline Scarborough Each of those ribbons represent a child in Washington County battling cancer. They were placed outside of the team Bridget and Anna’s Brigade at the Washington County Relay for Life. According to their mother Desni Crock, Bridget Crock, 12, and Anna Crock, 10, are both cancer survivors.
Photo by Madeline Scarborough Fort Frye Marching Band played music for those in attendance at the Washington County Relay for Life at Civitan Park in Belpre.
Photo by Madeline Scarborough Luminaries lined the almost one mile loop that people were walking for Washington County’s Relay for Life at Civitan Park in Belpre. The team Cancer Crushers crushed the competition by walking a total of 105 laps.
Photo by Madeline Scarborough Back from left: Roger Eddy, Tim Bonnett and Eric Pritchet; middle from left: Debbie Cline, Becky Pritchet, Jon Pritchet; front from left, Patricia Uhl and David Pritchet. Becky Pritchet was this year’s grand marshal for Washington County. Her husband David Pritchet and mother Patricia Uhl are also cancer survivors.
Photo by Madeline Scarborough Local bands played music at both the Washington and Wood County relays. T.R.O., pictured, is a rock band playing tunes from the 60s through the late 80s at the Washington County Relay on Friday night in Belpre.
Photo by Madeline Scarborough People walked along the pond Saturday afternoon for the Wood County Relay for Life. The event was rescheduled due to bad weather on Friday, but crowds of people still came out to show support.
Photo by Madeline Scarborough Even though the weather caused many of Friday’s Wood County Relay events to be postponed, many community members still gathered to enjoy the survivor dinner and bingo on Friday at City Park.

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