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Help paint the town purple next week

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To help promote the Relay For Life of Douglas County, organizers are urging local businesses to "Paint the Town Purple" next week.

A kickoff for the event is set for Monday, July 5. Volunteers are meeting near the Big Ole statue at 6 p.m. and will help tie purple ribbons on lampposts in downtown Alexandria.


Also starting on Monday, July 5, a contest will take place for the best decorated business window.

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