Relay For Life of Truckee-Tahoe to throw Purple Party |

Relay For Life of Truckee-Tahoe to throw Purple Party

Special to the Sun

TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. andamp;#8212; The Purple Party is the fundraising kickoff for the American Cancer Societyandamp;#8217;s Relay For Life of Truckee-Tahoeandamp;#8217;s annual fundraiser. Enjoy family, friends, food, wine and music for a great price. There is hope, so put your purple on, help celebrate, remember and fight back at Zanoandamp;#8217;s Family Italian andamp; Pizzeria restaurant Thursday, May 26.Celebrate more birthdays and celebrate, remember, fight back is the ACS theme for the annual Relay For Life held every July here in Truckee. Note this yearandamp;#8217;s Relay has a new name to include North Tahoe neighbors and communities. Relay For Life of Truckee-Tahoe will be held July 16-17 at the Truckee High School track on Donner Pass Road 9 a.m. Saturday to 9 a.m. Sunday. This event is a 24-hour community camp out and walk because cancer does not sleep. There will be lots to do in addition to taking a turn on the track, with entertainment, educational and fun booths, games, food and visiting. Contact Zoe Richards 530-320-6982 or Katie Geresy 530-559-9124 for more information.andamp;#8212; Submitted to

Where: Zanoandamp;#8217;s Family Italian andamp; Pizzeria Restaurant, 11401 Donner Pass Road, TruckeeWhen: Thursday, May 26, 5:30-8 p.m.Attire: Wear purple, a ribbon, shirt, blouse, hat, pants, even socksPrice: Adults, $15; children $10 (2 and under are free)Enjoy: Italian dinner, courtesy of Zanoandamp;#8217;s, wine tasting courtesy of Truckee River Winery and live music by the Deckheads. Great prizes to be raffled and at the Relay event in July.