Purple and Pink, a local cancer-awareness organization, will host its annual Run/Walk for Life on Saturday, June 8, at Franklin Park in Columbus.

Purple and Pink, a local cancer-awareness organization, will host its annual Run/Walk for Life on Saturday, June 8, at Franklin Park in Columbus.

The event is held to raise awareness of breast cancer prevention and to raise funds to help newly diagnosed breast cancer patients and survivors.

Purple and Pink uses proceeds to provide Family Fun Scholarships through the organization.

A participation fee of $30 includes a free T-shirt.

To register, email purpleandpinkhelps@gmail.com by June 1. For more information, call 614-231-8320.

-- Deborah M. Dunlap