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Alexandria to turn purple next week

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Alexandria will be turning purple next week.

Not out of anger but to raise awareness about the fight against cancer.

Douglas County Relay for Life organizers are calling on residents and businesses to support the "Paint the Town Purple" effort on July 6-10.


The kick-off will be Monday, July 6 at the Big Ole statue near North Broadway at 6 p.m.

Volunteers are needed to help tie purple ribbons on lamp posts in the downtown area.

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