As the University of North Alabama fall athletic teams continue their seasons into November, the University is inviting Shoals-area businesses to help paint the community purple and gold in celebration of Paint It Purple Week the week of October 28.
Paint It Purple Week, in its fourth year, is a spirit competition for area businesses. Businesses are judged on how they show their UNA spirit through decoration, originality and employee involvement. This year's challenge will include three competition categories: small businesses (businesses with 15 or fewer employees), large businesses (businesses with 16 or more employees) and government entities.
The winner in each category of this year's spirit competition will receive tickets to the Nov. 2 UNA football game against the University of West Alabama plus breakfast Nov. 5, delivered by members of the UNA fall season coaching staff.
On November 1, Paint It Purple Week 2013 will include: