Blue Earth, Minn. (PRWEB) July 12, 2013
Express Diagnostics Int’l (EDI), manufacturer of DrugCheck® on-site drugs of abuse tests, is excited to be participating in the Giant Days parade Saturday, July 13, in Blue Earth, Minn. This is the second year the Blue Earth-based company has participated in the parade, which this year will include EDI employees requesting donations for the American Cancer Society Relay For Life.
“Express Diagnostics is proud to be part of the Blue Earth community and we welcome the opportunity to support Giant Days and, in turn, be able to raise funds for such a worthy cause as the American Cancer Society Relay For Life,” says Paul Johnson, CEO of Express Diagnostics. “EDI staff will be walking the parade route asking for donations that will go towards fundraising for the company’s 2013 Relay For Life team to help battle this disease that affects so many families.”
The 2013 Faribault County Relay For Life will be held August 9-10 at the Faribault County Fairgrounds in Blue Earth. Anyone interested in donating to the Express Diagnostics Int’l Relay For Life team can visit the EDI team page at edi-relayforlife.org.
Giant Days festivities begin Thursday evening, July 11, with the first of several performances of “Shrek the Musical” at Blue Earth Area High School, followed by “Party with the Giant” on Friday, July 12, at Giant Park with food vendors, games, music, and fireworks at dusk. In addition to the parade, Saturday events include craft, art, and bake sales, a fun run, and a street dance. The parade begins at 5 p.m. at Wilson Football Field and proceeds through downtown Blue Earth on Main Street.
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