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The 'Joy' of giving

BHS mini Relay for Life event raises nearly $5,000 in honor of Dela Peña


ABOVE: Students paid 50 cents for three-foot strip of duct tape to affix retiring band director Joe Antram to a pole at Dodd Stadium during Friday’s mini Relay for Life. Bellefontaine High School students raised around $5,000 for Logan County Cancer Society’s Relay for Life. BELOW: This year’s Bellefontaine High School mini Relay For Life honored former student Joy Dela Peña who died after battling leukemia. A garden with more than a 1,000 bulbs was planted last fall around the flag pole. From left, are father Ray Dela Peña, mom Daisy Dela Peña holding her great-nephew, Jayden Dolan, cousin Jackie Valencia, brother Ralph Dela Peña, cousin Jenai Bruan and friend Addi Brown. EXAMINER PHOTOS | JOEL E. MAST




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