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Hilmar Cheese receives American Cancer Society award

Nixie Sanderson/The Dalhart Texan

The Amarillo office of the American Cancer Society has awarded Hilmar Cheese Compnay, Inc., with the Purple Power Society Award. Hilmar Cheese Company has been a part of Relay for Life since 2002 with teams in California, and the company added teams in Dalhart in 2008 after the local facility opened. Combined, Hilmar Cheese Company has contributed more than $215,000 to the American Cancer Society’s efforts to finish the fight against cancer. Hilmar Cheese Company employees, dairy farmers who ship their milk to the company and their families fundraise, raise awareness, and volunteer at the local Relay for Life events. Pictured, front row, is Rafael Rueda, Dorothy Reinhardt, Diana Martinez, Andrea Lemery and Victoria Jones, second row, Shiloh Watts, Masood Mustafa, Pedro Dominguez, Beverley Dyer, Ray Auld, Diedra Austin and Ismael Delgado.

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