Relay for Life Events Includes "Paint the Town Purple"
Prior to the actual relay day, there are several events scheduled. On June 17, there will be a banquet in honor of the survivors of the area. If someone you know would like to RSVP, please call or contact Jane Helberg at firstname.lastname@example.org or 903-784-3902.
There will also be an effort to Paint the Town Purple on June 21 and continue the theme through the relay event on June 27.
Volunteers will be meeting downtown on June 21 at 2 p.m. to hang ribbons and have the proclamation read. Businesses are encouraged to join in by decorating store fronts in purple.
In addition, the Paris Eiffel Tower will be lit purple, and organizers hope to see purple throughout Paris.
For more information or to learn how to donate or participate, please call Jane Helberg at 903-249-9468.
All proceeds from the Relay for Life benefit the American Cancer Society in the fight against cancer.