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Relay for Life paints the town purple to raise awareness, funds for cancer


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RELAYING THE MESSAGE: This Saturday is the second annual Klickitat County Relay for Life, and last year's turnout could be surpassed.

Klickitat County is once again fighting back against cancer by sponsoring its second annual Relay For Life at the Goldendale High School track this Saturday, Sep. 6. This American Cancer Society overnight event raises funds and awareness while serving as a celebration for cancer survivors, a memorial for loved ones lost, and a rally of the community to take up the fight.

The Klickitat County Relay For Life is a free event open to the public. Spectators are welcome and volunteers and donations are always appreciated. One way for the community to help is to continue to paint the town purple in preparation for the event. Purple ribbons represent all types of cancer. Hanging purple ribbons at...

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