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IL-NORMAL-Relay for Life-JUNE 22-23 , 2012

Postby BDA TK7503 » Tue Jan 15, 2013 6:04 pm

Sorry for posting the write up late

The weather was a little hot but we had a nice breeze so it was great day/ night for trooping and NO unexpected storm cells this year. The 2012 McLean County Relay for Life was a huge success. It is still the number one Relay in the state of Illinois, one of the top 10 in the nation, and one of the top in the world.

The Imperial walkers were a huge hit as always posing for pictures with fans of all ages. We helped keep order at the closing of the silent auction & walking laps around the track. We even made the front page of the local newspaper, the Pantagraph, for the second year in a row.

The registration fee for next year’s Relay has already been paid and the dates are June 21 and June 22nd 2013. Fundraising efforts go on all year long. Hope to see you there.

Our Team had 2 "Grand Club" members this year Barry Benecke TK523 ($1893.47) & Lisa Schneider TB4806 ($1500.00). Individual team members who raise over $1,000 for their team are recognized for their extraordinary effort.

Troopers on Friday:

Jeremy Wilcox - TK7503 – Stormtrooper
Lisa Schneider - TB4806 – Biker Scout
Barry Benecke - TK523 – Tusken/Stormtrooper
Chip Childress - SL9965 – Vader
Ryan Summers – TK2429 - Stormtrooper
Tom Durbin – TX9293 - Magma trooper
Mark Berry – TB4265 - Biker Scout
Rick Devine – TK6712 - Stormtrooper
James Noland – TI7696 - Gunner
Roland Batrouni – TK4186 - Stormtrooper
Kevin Kemarly – TK3290 - Stormtrooper, DMD
Kent Heath - TK1692 – Imperial Royal Guard
Belinda Berry - 5187 – Handler
Nicole VanBrooker – 57412 - Juno Eclipse


Jake Townsend – Mando Merc
Rob Schneider – Imperial photographer/handler
Anna Summers - Imperial photographer/handler


Troopers on Saturday:

Lisa Schneider - TB4806 – Imperial photographer/handler
Barry Benecke - TK523 – Tusken/Stormtrooper
Chip Childress - SL9965 – Vader
Ryan Summers – TK2429 - Stormtrooper
Tom Durbin – TX9293 - Magma trooper
Mark Berry – TB4265 - Biker Scout
Kevin Kemarly – TK3290 - Stormtrooper, DMD

Jake Townsend – Mando Merc/Mav Skirata
Anna Summers - Imperial photographer/handler

Total Hours including the Monthly Captain Meetings 253
Total Team money raised $4,623.47

Indirect funds, we were asked by the commitee to participate $520,735.07 (2012 McLean County Relay for Life total funds raised)


132 Teams imperial Walkers were #38 in fundraising efforts!!

Way to Go Team
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Re: IL-NORMAL-Relay for Life-JUNE 22-23 , 2012

Postby BDA TK7503 » Tue Jan 15, 2013 6:07 pm

A huge thank you to Lisa Schneider for handling the team as i was gone for most of Relay due to a family vacations.
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Re: IL-NORMAL-Relay for Life-JUNE 22-23 , 2012

Postby 138 » Tue Jan 15, 2013 8:56 pm

an awesome time as always ..

due to the new job i didnt get in the time id liked as far as the costume malfunction ,,eh not what id liked but
was able to rig it up ...
need to figure out a day / night sheild option ??

this years event im on a different schedule so i should be good :)
looking forward to seeing some new folks at it this year :thumbs:
i'm so far from normal.
and it's funny cause that's where i live!!!!
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Re: IL-NORMAL-Relay for Life-JUNE 22-23 , 2012

Postby Runnin'6712 » Tue Jan 15, 2013 11:57 pm

ToD updated. Already looking forward to this years event!
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Re: IL-NORMAL-Relay for Life-JUNE 22-23 , 2012

Postby Schph Gochi » Wed Jan 16, 2013 12:35 am

I actually added this one to the charity totals awhile back

6-22/23-12 - Normal IL - Relay for Life - $4,598.47 for the American Cancer Society. - 260 hours - complete

Looks like i will have to update those figures...

Thanks again for this AWESOME effort!
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