Paint the Town Purple to raise awareness for cancer

HARRIS COUNTY, GA (WTVM) - The American Cancer Society Leadership Council of Harris County in conjunction with Relay For Life will "Paint The Town Purple" in celebration of its annual Relay For Life event.

This year's Relay For Life of Harris County at Tiger Stadium on April 25 from 7 p.m. to 12 a.m.

Businesses and residents can show their support in the fight against cancer by participating in Paint the Town Purple. Your involvement with the American Cancer Society is a positive promotional opportunity for your business, positioning you as a concerned corporate citizen actively supporting the battle against cancer.

Throughout the weeks of Friday, April 11 through Friday, April 25, you are encouraged to participate in one of the following ways or another that you create:


*Tie a purple ribbon/bow on your storefront
*Paint your window/storefront purple
*Ask your employees to wear purple or a Relay For Life shirt


*Display a purple yard sign in your front yard
*Tie purple ribbons around your trees
*Decorate your front entrance, your fence, or your door with purple ribbons/balloons
*Paint your porch light purple or insert a purple bulb


*Turn landmarks purple
*Ask the mayor to paint a purple stripe down main street

An award will be given out for the Best Purple Window display in Hamilton and in Pine Mountain, so make sure to put your best "purple" forward!

8-inch purple bows are available at First Peoples Bank in Hamilton and Pine Mountain for a minimum donation of $5 beginning on Friday, April 11.

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