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Relay For Life to raise money, awareness for cancer patients


Encompassing Perham, New York Mills, Vergas, Dent, Ottertail, Henning, Parkers Prairie and the surrounding areas, the East Otter Tail Relay for Life will be held at the Perham High School track on Friday, July 12.

Activities surrounding the relay will start at 5:30 p.m. and will include a silent auction, concessions, classic car rides, haircuts, massage tables, a scavenger hunt  and “lots of activities at all the team campsites,” said Lisa Peterson, who organized this year’s event.

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Joe Bowen, a 2009 graduate of St. John's University, is the newest member of the Perham Focus team. He enjoys writing, rugby, and hamburgers.