An American Cancer Society Pre-Event Party and Power of Purple event was held recently at the Hometown Fire Company to promote upcoming fundraising efforts of local Relay For Life teams of Tamaqua and surrounding communities as well as recognize the Power of Purple.

Some events include a Lehighton Pizza Hut fundraiser on March 21, a Vendor and food sale at the Tamaqua St John's Lutheran Church from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on March 26, and a relay breakfast at the Masonic Lodge Temple in Hometown from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on April 3.

For more information about these and many other non-listed events or the Relay For Life, contact Judy Hoppes at (570) 386-8422.