Luminary bags are available throughout Butler County for those wishing to have them decorated for the July 12 Relay For Life 5 p.m. at the fairgrounds in Allison.
Luminaries are done in a purple bag for “In Honor Of” for someone who has battled cancer or a white bag for “In Memory Of” for someone who has lost their battle with cancer.
Jane Kliebenstein, Shell Rock, has spent countless hours getting bags decorated for those who wish to have them already done up. You may still personalize your luminaries with names and photos if you like.
Luminaries are available from the following team captains throughout Butler County: Allison — Team Miller, Michael Miller; Aplington — Washington Beacons, Eileen Krusey, Team Knockout, Laura Hippen, Lincoln Savings Bank, Melanie Groeneveld, Team Eiklenborg, Patty Eiklenborg; Bristow — Korte Family, Margaret DeBower; Clarksville — Barnett Bunch, Marj Johnson; Community Angels, Margaret Harris ; Double Trouble, Shari Wilken; Clive — Nora’s Warriors, Cindy Torvik; Greene — Vicki’s Warriors, Vicki Majewski; Parkersburg — Soles For Bethel, Brooke Paulson; Team Toadily, Jamie Thompson; Team Worley, Carol Woodley; Shell Rock — Fran’s Fans, Annette Mohn, and Walkers of Faith, Cathi Dewitt
Margaret Harris, Luminary Chairperson for Relay for Life has stated that she will have bags at these additional places: Karla Voss at the courthouse, Helen Debner in Allison, Jane Kliebenstein and Rev Jamie Lynn's office in Shell Rock, Lucille Leerhoff in Clarksville and Jamie Thompson in Parkersburg.
If you are interested in forming a team for the 2019 Relay, please contact Team Recruitment Chairperson, Jamie Thompson at (319) 575-0396.