Paint the Town Purple event kicks off Relay of Relay for Life countdown

To help raise awareness for Relay for Life the public is invited to Paint the Town Purple Friday.

The public is asked to display purple in windows, wear purple clothes and put "Paint the Town Purple" on marquees and billboards.

The event begins the one week countdown to Sweet 16 Relay for Live of Victoria County.

Relay for Life will begin Friday, April 27, and continue through the night. The Coleto Creek Park opens at 3 p.m., with opening ceremonies at 6 p.m. For more information call 361-212-7028 or email relayforlifevictoriacounty@yahoo.com