Fareway customers give more than $1,000 for Relay for Life

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Travis Landgrebe, left, manager of the Perry Fareway, presents a $1012.72 donation check Friday morning to Perry Public Library Team Bookworm member Marlene Johnson, center, and Team Bookworm Captain Kathy Miller. The money was raised in the roundup for the Relay of Life for Dallas County.

Generous customers of the Perry Fareway store stepped up this year and donated $1012.72 during the weeklong roundup for the Relay for Life of Dallas County.

Fareway Manager Travis Landgrebe presented the donation check to the Perry Public Library’s Team Bookworm Captain Kathy Miller and Team Bookworm member Marlene Johnson Friday morning at Fareway.

The 2018 donation exceeded the 2017 gift of $688.57.

“We are thankful to the Perry Fareway and its generous customers for supporting the Relay for Life of Dallas County,” Miller said.

This year’s Relay for Life of Dallas County will be held Saturday, Oct. 6 at the Perry High School’s Dewey Field. Event registration begins at 2 p.m., with activities lasting from 4 p.m. until about 10 p.m.

The 2018 Relay For Life Honorary Survivor Kirk VanKirk of the Progressive Foundry in Perry will speak about his journey through cancer.

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