FOREST CITY | MBT Bank Relay Team hosted the second annual Relay for Life Masquerade Ball on Saturday, March 16, 2019, raising $4,900 benefiting Winnebago County Relay for Life.
Returning for the event his year were heavy appetizers, live DJ by Dietrich Entertainment, a best mask contest with prizes, cash bar, live auction, and new this year, a silent auction.
“Our community has always shown great support of local charities and organizations,” said Kristina Bartleson, co-captain of the MBT Bank Relay Team. This event was no exception. We want to continue to grow the event each year to support the American Cancer Society.”
MBT Bank attributes the success of the event to the passion their committee members and staff have for Relay for Life and the American Cancer Society.
“Many of our bank employees have close friends and family currently battling cancer. That drives our passion. We do this for them, hoping one day they will be cancer free,” said Heidi Fedders, committee member.