PURPLE HAZE: Councillors McDonald, Brushe and Hansen aren't afraid to show their colours in support of Relay For Life. Photo Helen Spelitis / Gladstone Observer
PURPLE HAZE: Councillors McDonald, Brushe and Hansen aren't afraid to show their colours in support of Relay For Life. Photo Helen Spelitis / Gladstone Observer Helen Spelitis

Relay for Life registrations down by 25 teams

ONLY 46 teams have registered for this year's Gladstone Relay For Life.

That's down from between 65 and 70 teams at this time last year and it's just five weeks until the event.

Councillor Col Chapman is heavily involved in the fundraiser and managed to convince his fellow councillors to wear purple wigs to drum up more support.

He said it's often the same people who are the driving force behind the event and those people can become burnt out.

The goal is to have 80 teams and raise $205,000.

"Last year we raised $183,000 and there is $16,109 in the bank so far this year," he said.

Relay for Life will be held at Chanel College Oval on July 25 and 26.



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