The City of Rome is turning purple for the Relay for Life.

The American Cancer Society is seeking businesses and organizations in Rome to get involved in the Relay For Life movement by displaying purple ribbons and other decorations on Wednesday May 16th and Thursday May 17th. Purple is the signature color of the American Cancer Society Relay For Life program, which represents all cancers. To honor this great event in Rome, the Cancer Society is asking for your help.

Show off your purple! What does that mean? Pretty much purple anything. Last year, nearly 50 businesses and schools took part by decorating their windows, lobbies, and counters with purple merchandise, decorations, and balloons. Many businesses did ‘purple’ dress down days by encouraging employees to wear purple and did special purple-themed sales during the day.

For more information about how to participate in painting your town purple and the larger Relay For Life of Rome movement, visit relayforlife.org/RomeNY or call 1-800-227-2345.

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