Purple Ribbon Gala raises thousands for cancer research

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – The first ever Purple Ribbon Gala raised thousands of dollars for cancer research Saturday in Greenville.

The event was organized by Pitt County Relay For Life.

As of Saturday night, the event had raised $6,986.

WNCT’s Maria Satira and Josh Birch served as emcees at the event.

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