The Relay for Life of Western Howard County recently won the All American Award from the American Cancer Society for its growth as a community event. The award recognizes the relay for its increase in fundraising as well as leadership development.
In the past three years, Western Howard County has had more than 1,500 participants and raised more than $250,000. Members of the committee are: Phyllis Smelkinson (2010 co-chair), Natalie Miller (2009 chair), Betty Frye (2008 chair), Wendell Porter, Raul Gordon, Bernice Rutledge and Dan Gilbert. The community is invited to attend the March 16 meeting at 7 p.m. at the Glenwood Community Center, 2400 Route 97 Cooksville.