Relay For Life of Christian County was awarded the American Cancer Society’s prestigious Relay All Star Award at the Society’s recent Relay Leadership Summit in Itasca, Ill. Event co-chairs Lisa Sims, Lynette Mellor, and Shelly Rexroad accepted the banner on behalf of cancer survivors, sponsors, teams, and relay participants who made the 2011 event a success. With the Relay All Star Award, the Illinois Division of the American Cancer Society honors Relay events that achieve significant fundraising and participant growth. This year, Relay For Life of Christian County raised more than $57,000 with approximately 310 participants. The 2012 event will be held June 29-30 at Taylorville High School.