Relay For Life events raise money to fight cancer

Several fundraising events are scheduled throughout the next month as the local Relay For Life approaches on Friday, July 8.

Relay For Life's 2021 honorary co-chairs, Lola Bachmann (left) and Courtney Frohling (right) lead the Survivor's Lap in last year's Relay.
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PERHAM — With Relay for Life of Otter Tail approaching, teams are scheduling events to raise some money to fight cancer. If you're interested in attending and raising money for the American Cancer Society through the Relay, attend the following events:

  • Saturday, June 18, throughout the morning: The Mills Dream Team Plant Sale will be in the Mills Country Market parking lot.
  • Sunday, June 19, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Calvary Lutheran Church Team's Relay Breakfast will be in the Calvary Fellowship Hall.
  • Sunday, June 26, after 10:30 a.m. St. Paul's Lutheran team will hold a bake sale at St. Paul's Lutheran Church.

There are also several ongoing fundraisers:

  • Purchase tickets for a chance to win a metal fire ring at Perham Printing for the Got Hope Team.
  • Purchase cash raffle tickets from Relay participants or Jodi at Perham Printing. The drawing will be relay night, and prizes are $1,000, $500, $100, and $50.
  • Purchase Fun in the Sun Giveaway tickets from Relay Participants, Jodi at Perham Printing, or Dani at Mark's Fleet Supply. Prizes include a carry-all bag with goodies and two courtyard sling stack chairs. Both prizes are donated by Mark's Fleet Supply.

If you're a cancer survivor and would like an invitation to the pre-Relay Cancer Survivors Event on Thursday, July 7, contact Laurine Braukmann at 218-457-1026 or .

All cancer survivors and community members are welcome to attend the Relay for Life on Friday, July 8 at 6 p.m. at Perham Track and Field on 200 Fifth Street S.E.

For more information, visit or contact Lisa Peterson at or 218-371-7174. Dedicate a luminaria either online or through Peterson.

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