Coffee Co. Relay for LIfe

Friday night, the 14th Annual Coffee County Relay for Life got underway on the campus of Enterprise-Ozark Community College.

The event officially kicked-off at daybreak with the survivor celebration breakfast.

More than 300 area cancer survivors along with family members heard inspirational words from those who know first-hand about the dreaded disease.

Through astonishing advances in medical science, cancer is no longer a death sentence.

Coffee County’s Relay-for-Life is traditionally one of the most successful in the entire country.

"Its community spirit... this county always had had a strong drive to work with the American Cancer Society. We know we will help with research by the donations that will be done,” said Linda Andress, Relay-for-Life Co-Chair.

Friday night Relay-for-Life event generate around $200,000 in donations for the American Cancer Society.