The 17th Annual Relay for Life was held on Friday, July 27th, into the morning on Saturday, July 28th at the Dell Rapids City Park. The event started at 6:00 p.m. on Friday and wrapped with a sunrise service at 6:00 a.m. on Saturday.
The Boy Scouts once again held a Whopper feed starting at 5:30 on Friday evening. The Cancer Crusaders ran a concession stand until 10:00 p.m. Friday night. Luminaries again lined the paths of the park and were lit at dusk on Friday.
The Survivor Walk was the official kick-off to the Relay for Life event at 6:00 p.m. on Friday. After the Survivor Walk, entertainment was provided by various individuals including the Hallelujah Hooligans, Jon Hanson, Angie Peterson-Kaffar, John Pollman, Shane Skinner, and the Lutheran Church Praise Band.