GLENDALE — Five years ago, Glendale Water & Power employee Keisha Fulton-Guerrero was at a planning meeting for the city's annual Relay for Life event when she learned her mother had been diagnosed with breast cancer.
"It made me push a little more to get my team motivated," she said. "Normally our teams were raising about $3,000. My first year we raised almost $8,000."
Five years later and with her mother in remission, Fulton-Guerrero is now co-chair of this year's seventh annual American Cancer Society Relay for Life, a 24-hour event starting at 9 a.m. today at Scholl Canyon's baseball fields. The event is organized by city officials and community members, with Glendale Adventist Medical Center as this year's presenting sponsor.