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Congratulations Barrington for Raising $320,000++ to find a cure for cancer!! Thank you!

Posted on 10 November 2013 by sweet


Barrington YOU are all the Stars! – Thank You – Relay 2013!

Barrington Local “Stars” help raise more than $1million dollars in 3 years to help find a cure for cancer!


Barrington Local “Stars” help raise over $315,000 in 2013 for American Cancer!


Barrington resident supporters of Relay for Life of Barrington 2013 met this past Wednesday night, at Francesca’s Restaurant, to celebrate finishing another great fund raising year for American Cancer Society.

Eleanor McDonnell, Event Chair for Relay for Life of Barrington 2013, said, “This was our “Barrington Thank you and Appreciation Party” for all the wonderful support everyone in the community did this past year, to help us raise funds to find a cure for cancer and help those in need with cancer.”

This year Barrington raised over $315,000 to help fight cancer. Barrington is ranked #2 in the State of Illinois as a community in terms of raising funds with Relay for Life, for the American Cancer Society.

In the past three years Barrington has raised over $ 1,000,000.  Barrington businesses and relay teams are passionate about raising funds to find a cure for cancer.

One out of every two men will be affected by cancer in their life time, and one of every three women will be affected by cancer in their life time.

Paul Rodriguez, Team Development Chair acknowledged all the teams for their great efforts in raising funds, and helping Barrington achieve the #2 highest spot for raising funds for American Cancer Society – Relay for Life in 2013.

Certificates for Recognition were given that night to the following Top 10 Team Captains: Nick Rodriguez, Cecilia Rose, Ed Dowling, Kathy Hendrix, Ingrid Drouin, Kelly Meckert, Joanne Dalessandro, Joann Holman, Susan Beattie and Caroline Dwyer.


Eleanor McDonnell, “These are the real stars and winners of Barrington, helping us raise for $315,000 in 2013 for American Cancer to fund a cure for cancer.”


Relay for Life of Barrington 2014 is now actively inviting Barrington residents to join our Relay for Life of Barrington 2014 committee and help us raise money to find a cure for cancer. Please feel free to contact me at or 847-304-4500. Every little bit of help matters, every dollar matters to help us find a cure for cancer.


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