Laredo to go purple for cancer awareness

LAREDO, TX (KGNS) - The American Cancer Society has announced some of this year’s activities for Paint Laredo Purple Week.

The week long festivities are meant to bring families together in support of the fight against cancer.

This year, organizers are hosting several competitions for the Relay for Life.

Activities include best campsite, best spirit stick as well as several other activities.

The designated day to wear purple is on April 27th.

The Relay for Life event kicks off April 27th-28th at the UISD Student Activity Complex from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m.