Crews Set To Transform Bristol Sign To PinkSeptember 24, 2012
On September 27, crews from Bristol Tennessee Essential Services and BVU Authority will work in tandem to install the pink bulbs that will transform the iconic Bristol Sign for October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Crews will be dispatched to the sign during the early hours of Thursday, and the installation will begin around 9:00 am.
The color makeover will render the historic sign dark until October 1, when a public lighting ceremony will be held at 7:30 pm at the Bristol Train Station circle.
In order to turn the sign pink, the public was invited to sponsor bulbs in memory of, or in honor of, someone who has been touched by breast cancer. Over 1100 bulbs were sponsored, and the roster of honorees will be acknowledged in print and online promotions, banners at the sign lighting ceremony on October 1, and on the website, realwomenpickpink.com. Additional information may be found on facebook.com/RealWomenPickPink.