MAHOPAC, N.Y.— If you noticed that Mahopac took on a decidedly purple tint over the weekend, you weren’t seeing things. Saturday was Paint the Town Purple Day, an event used to promote the upcoming American Cancer Society fundraiser, Relay for Life. Businesses were adorned with purple bunting, banners and ribbons, residents wore purple apparel and even the cop cars turned purple. This year’s Relay for Life is slated for Saturday, June 3, at Mahopac High School.
Mahopac Paints the Town Purple for Relay for Life
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