Team work

By Ginnie BusickGinnie Busick | Rappahannock News

“The sense of community in Rappahannock is amazing!” said Relay for Life community manager Christina Ballard, after Saturday’s annual Rappahannock Relay for Life celebration at Rappahannock Elementary — for which 10 local teams exceeded their $35,000 goal and raised $40,360.94. Top individual fundraisers were Phyllis Grogg ($2,840.30), Carolyn Williams ($2,503.20) and Carolyn Leake ($2,480). Here, Jane Johnson, years ago one of Rapp’s first ACS Relay for Life reps, reminisces about her close friend Ester Settle and how the Relay first made its way to Rappahannock. More photos in the Chester Gap column.

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