Paint the Park Purple event set for Coolray

LAWRENCEVILLE —The deadline is today for Gwinnett Braves fans and those looking to do their part in the fight against cancer.

Scheduled for Aug. 13 at Coolray Field, order forms and payments are due today for the event.

Sponsored by Gwinnett Relay for Life and Gwinnett Braves, the second annual event will applaud the efforts and accomplishments of all 2011 Relay Team Captains and teams as well as offer an additional event to raise money and awareness for the American Cancer Society.

Tickets can be bought individually but must be purchased through a team captain. Each team captain will receive two free tickets. A portion of each package purchased will go back to Relay for Life.

The $15 package includes one field box ticket and Paint the Park Purple T-Shirt.

The game against the Pawtucket Red Sox starts at 7:05 p.m. Aug. 13, and pregame activities include a balloon release, survivor ceremony, team captain recognition, baseball auction to benefit relay and food and beverage specials.

Deadline for order forms and payments is today.

For more information, call 770-814-0123 or visit www.gwinnettrelayforlife.org.