She is on the Relay for Life committee for luminaries. A luminary is a lit candle inside a paper bag in recognition of cancer patients. She won the recognition for number one overall fund raising individual at the event last year. She and her husband, Red Halsell, have been participating in the event since its initiation five years ago.
According to a university press release, the 2008 Relay for Life event is scheduled for Friday and Saturday, April 4-5, at the university’s Memorial Stadium. This year’s Relay for Life theme is “Relay around the World.” Teams will be encouraged to pick a country, region or ancient civilization and decorate their camp sites accordingly. Teams will also have the opportunity to represent their chosen area through food and costumes.