Florence Eye Center Wins UNA Purple Reign Week Spirit Competition

Nov. 4, 2011


FLORENCE, Ala. – Florence Eye Center was announced as first-place winner of the University of North Alabama’s Purple Reign Week spirit competition tonight. Second-place winner was Frostbite/Montague’s, and third-place winner was Cupcake & Co.

The winners were announced at the third annual Purple Reign Week Pep Rally, sponsored by Sun Trust Bank and Hampton Inn and Suites. Purple Reign Week is an annual weeklong event bringing the UNA and local communities together to show university and community spirit.

Businesses participating in the Purple Reign spirit competition are judged on how well they showcase their UNA spirit by using unique decorations, originality and employee involvement.

The winners of the 2011 Purple Reign Week spirit competition will receive tickets to Saturday’s football game against the University of West Georgia, plus breakfast delivered by members of the UNA coaching staff.

This year’s Purple Reign Week also includes a partnership between UNA and the November First Fridays, showcasing the university in a variety of fun and creative ways for the downtown festival. Purple Reign Week festivities will conclude tomorrow with tailgating on Spirit Hill, followed by the football showdown between UNA and West Georgia. Tailgating begins at 1 p.m., and kickoff is at 4 p.m.