Brewer News

Purple Iris Foundation “PLANT HOPE” for Pancreatic Cancer Kick-Off Event

BREWER, Maine — Please join us and support our “PLANT HOPE” Project across Maine, New England and the U.S. We are a new 501 3c non-profit based in Maine and are trying to raise awareness for Pancreatic Cancer by planting purple iris bulbs in communities across the country. Hope to see you at this Kick-Off Event in Brewer, ME on Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at 12 noon. We will be planting purple iris bulbs at the library that day and bulbs will be available to take home for a small donation.

Raffle tickets will be available. Some of the prizes include:

~$100 gift cert. for Diversified Ink

~a genuine pearl necklace from Quality Jewelers

~a couple $25 gift cards from Dysarts

~a $25 gift card from Paddy Murphy’s

~gift certificate for a 1 hour Psychic Reading from Sky Taylor

~gift certificate for a 1 hour Reiki Session from Sky Taylor and much more! ALL proceeds go to Relay For Life! Raffle Tickets are $2 each or 3 for $5. Winners will be chosen on May 18th at Relay for Life!

Meet Chris Parrish, a 5 year Pancreatic Cancer survivor. She is still going strong and getting ready to participate in a mini triathlon, Tri for a Cure in Portland in August! The Purple Iris Foundation has been her dream to guide and help others and increase awareness! Chris will be telling her story and answering your questions. Chris has a truly inspiring outlook on life.

Thank you to the City of Brewer and the Brewer Public Library for helping make this “PLANT HOPE” Kick-Off Event possible.

Call toll free 1-855-259-4747 (IRIS)