Tobé Poynter, owner of Mulberry Florist in Elizabethtown, knows many of her customers have been touched by cancer.
“It’s close to a lot of families,” she said.
She and her sister, who works with her, are glad their mother beat the disease 11 years ago. That victory made them eager to sign up for Paint the Town Purple, an event organized by Relay For Life.
“Cancer doesn’t discriminate,” Poynter said. “I feel like this is something we should be involved in.’’