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American Cancer Society to Paint IMPERIAL BEACH Purple for Relay For Life

Jun 14, 2015 01:09PM ● By Paul Spear

IMPERIAL BEACH, CA – The American Cancer Society is seeking BUSINESSES AND ORGANIZATIONS to get involved in the Relay For Life movement by displaying purple ribbons and other decorations from Saturday July 11th through Saturday, July 25th.   

THEN on July 25, 2015 11am to 2:00 pm, at PIER PLAZA we will have a Paint the Town Party!


JOIN US PLEASE and SHOW YOUR RELAY SUPPORT!     Judging will take place the morning of July 25th.   

Participants who make a $10 donation through the “Paint the Town Purple” campaign will receive purple decorative bow to display.  Purple is the signature color of the American Cancer Society Relay For Life program, which represents all cancers.

Ideas for Businesses to “Paint the Town Purple”  include putting up purple-themed displays in storefronts, swapping out white light bulbs for purple ones, or selecting a day for everyone to wear purple at work.  BE CREATIVE!! 

The Relay For Life program is a 24 hour community event, happening soon in Imperial Beach, Saturday - August 1st 9am through Sunday August 2nd, 9am.  CURRENTLY SEEKING TO ADD TEAMS and SURVIVORS to Our Imperial Beach Relay for Life! Teams and individuals set up campsites at MAR VISTA HIGH SCHOOL Football Field and take turns walking or running around the track. Each team has at least one participant on the track at all times. Cancer never sleeps so neither do we is out Motto!  Cancer survivors and caregivers take a celebratory first lap to start the event. Four million people participated in more than 6,000 events worldwide last year. The money raised supports groundbreaking cancer research, education and prevention programs, and critical services for people facing cancer. The Relay For Life of SAN DIEGO County movement, visit or call 1-800-227-2345.


About the American Cancer Society

The American Cancer Society is a global grassroots force of nearly three million volunteers saving lives and fighting for every birthday threatened by every cancer in every community. As the largest voluntary health organization, the Society's efforts have contributed to a 22 percent decline in cancer death rates in the US during the past two decades, and a 50 percent drop in smoking rates. Thanks in part to our progress nearly 14.5 million Americans who have had cancer and countless more who have avoided it will celebrate more birthdays this year.  We're determined to finish the fight against cancer. As the nation’s  largest private, not-for-profit investor in cancer research, we’re finding cures and ensuring people facing cancer have the help they need and continuing the fight for access to quality health care, lifesaving screenings, clean air, and more. For more information, to get help, or to join the fight, visit or call us anytime, day or night, at 1-800-227-2345.


Karan J Fitch

Imperial Beach RELAY for LIFE 2015
Event Lead
cell 619/792-9639

Relay For Life of Imperial Beach

August 1st - 2nd, 2015


Mar Vista High School
505 Elm Ave, Imperial Beach, CA Map it

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