Community Awareness (PURPLE) Week 2016 Sept 17-23

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Name: Community Awareness (PURPLE) Week 2016 Sept 17-23
Date: September 17, 2016 - September 23, 2016
Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed. Please contact our office
Event Description:
We all care about someone affected by Cancer. 
We love our Survivors,     We support our Fighters,    and We miss our Taken.

Ionia's own "Purple Week" is an opportunity to come together as a community for a common goal.
· An opportunity to raise funds and to support those within our community who are affected by cancer.  These people, their families and friends face many challenges throughout the year ahead.
· An opportunity to show how much we care - to show our continuing support..
· An opportunity to take many moments to think of our Survivors, our Fighters, and those Taken.
Please take a moment to join with our community - so many opportunities are available...
any of them help the cause:

Event Media:
Events throughout the week are held at many locations in the community - please check calendar closely for each event date, location and time.
Lets Paint the Town Purple!!

Rent an 18x24 Purple Yard Sign
 (Register here with button to left of page)
1st year  $40 ( $25 goes to the cause) future years to re-post $25 to the cause. Store your sign, you will be invoiced each consecutive year :)
Tie Purple Ribbons 'round your porch & lamp posts, mailbox, fence, or have it hung for you at the stadium.  Visit Ionia Floral or Sid’s Flower Shop 
Use all the purple t-shirts you have collected over the years and hang them where you have visible space! :)
Hang a Banner on a Lamppost.  There are 100 lamp post along M66, M21 & Steele Street…fill them with a beautiful, double sided banner.  If you purchased in a previous year, your renewal invoice will be coming soon.  We only have a few spaces come available each year - please contact the chamber by phone (leave message if necessary) or email  - to be place on a waiting list.   $100 New with $30 to Cause     $50 Renewal with $45 to cause

Get  Your Gear ~ for the Cause !

“Sit. Stay. Heal.” Purple T shirts       $15.00  Available at Wrecker’s   Proceeds to the cause.  FREE admission when worn to all Home games during purple week (this year's shirt only).
Purple Football Jersey Sponsorship    Suit up a Football player or Cheerleader to wear with pride during this weeks home game. In Memory or in Honor of..... Presented back to you in after game ceremony.    $50.00          Available at Wrecker’s $15 to cause.  

Reuse of existing Jersey $25.00 Deliver Jersey and payment to Wreckers by Fri. Sept 9  —All $25 to cause

Marching Band Purple Armbands        $5.00       Available from Band Boosters
Ionia Area Schools Penny War   All Public School Elementary, Rural Schools & IMS

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