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Fort Myers South Rotary Raises Over $4,000 For Relay for Life

Published: Apr 24, 2013 3:53 AM EDT

Roger C Mercado, Jr, President Elect of Fort Myers Soyth Rotary is proud to announce their Relay for Life team exceed their goal of $2,500 by raising over $4,000 at this past Saturday’s Relay for Life event held at Hammond Stadium.

The Fort Myers Relay For Life's goal this year was $175,000. As of noon on Saturday, they were at $142,000+.  “Relay season still has a few more weeks so we are confident the goal will be met,” states Roger Mercado, Jr., President Elect of Fort Myers South Rotary.  “I am so thankful for all the Rotarians who came out and supported such a wonderful cause.  Many contributed individually but also went above and beyond to raise funds,” adds Mercado.

Relay for Life is an annual event in which more than 4 million people in over 20 countries take part in this global phenomenon and raise much-needed funds and awareness to save lives from cancer.

About Fort Myers South Rotary

Fort Myers South Rotary is a part of the Fort Myers community located in tropical southwest Florida on the shore of the Gulf of Mexico. We invite you to visit our site for information about our club and all our activities.

Meetings are held each Monday at 12:00 PM at the Bell Crowne Plaza Select located at 13051 Bell Tower Drive. Visit our website at

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