Invite Your Community to “Go Blue” for Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.

This year the Colon Cancer Coalition, Fight Colorectal Cancer, and the American Cancer Society invite you to GO BLUE in March.

Engage civic and business leaders to light landmarks blue or promote colorectal cancer awareness messages and activities.

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As of March 8, 2022, landmarks, businesses, and health care systems in 31 states spotted “Going Blue.

All dates March 8, unless otherwise noted. 

Alabama
City Hall, Tuscaloosa, March 4-10

Fountain at Alberta Park, Tuscaloosa, March 4-10

Intermodal Facility (Downtown Parking Deck), Tuscaloosa, March 4-10

Arizona
Mayo Clinic Campus, Phoenix

Mayo Clinic Campus, Scottsdale

Arkansas
KARK4 & FOX16 News, Little Rock

California
Guardant Health, Palo Alto, March 7-13

Guardant Health, Redwood City, March 7-13

Natera, San Carlos, March 4

Guardant Health, San Diego, March 7-13

San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, March 4 & 8

Operation Access, San Francisco, March 4

Colorado
Ball Arena, Denver, March 9

Empower Field, Denver, First week of March

Connecticut
Connecticut GI, Rocky Hill

Florida
Mayo Clinic Campus, Jacksonville

Amway Center Spire, Orlando, March 1

Astrogenesis II, Orlando, March 1

Cedar of Lebanon, Orlando, March 1

Colonial Drive Overpass, Orlando, March 1

Fun Spot America Theme Parks Orlando & Kissimmee, March 4

Fun Spot America ride lit up blue for colorectal cancer awareness month

Global Convergence, Orlando, March 1

Lake Eola Fountain, Orlando, March 1

Take Flight, Orlando, March 1

Tower of Light, Orlando, March 1

Union, Orlando, March 1

Bridges at Borien St., Tampa

City of Tampa, Tampa

Curtis Hixon Park Palm Trees and Fountain, Tampa

Fortune St., Tampa

Kennedy Blvd., Tampa

Old City Hall, Tampa

Platt St., Tampa

Riverwalk, Tampa

Iowa
Alliant Energy Tower, Cedar Rapids, March 9-16

Skybridge, Davenport, March 7-13

Siouxland Community Health Center, Sioux City, March 4

Illinois
Buckingham Fountain, Chicago, March 23

Cancer Treatment Centers of America, suburban Chicago

John Hancock Tower, Chicago, March 23

The Willis Tower, Chicago, March 23

Midwest Business Group on Health, Chicago, March 23

Murray Baker Bridge, Peoria, March 3

Kansas
Heartland Weight Loss, Leawood, March 4

KU Cancer Center, Kansas City

Ascension Via Christi, Wichita

Kentucky
Big Four Bridge, Louisville, March 4

Mountain Comprehensive Care Center Homeplace Clinic, multiple locations

Maryland
Ripkin Stadium – Home of the Aberdeen IronBirds, Aberdeen

Governor’s House, Annapolis

Luminis Health Anne Arundel Medical Center, Annapolis

MedStar Health, Columbia

Harford County Living, Joppa

Worcester County

Massachusetts
Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy at Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston

Longfellow Bridge, Boston

TD Garden, Boston

Zakim Bridge, Boston

Odyssey Therapeutics, Cambridge

Gillette Stadium, Foxboro

Patriot Place, Foxboro

Fore River Bridge, Quincy and Weymouth

Burns Bridge, Worcester

Michigan
Center for Digestive Health, Troy, March 4

Michigan Gastroenterology Institute, Macomb, March 4

Capitol Colorectal Surgery, Rochester Hills, March 4

Michigan Gastroenterology Institute, Lansing, March 4

Capitol Colorectal Surgery, Lake Lansing, March 4

Minnesota
Appleton Area Health, Appleton

First State Bank and Trust, Bayport

MNGI Digestive Health Bloomington Clinic and Ambulatory Surgery/Endoscopy Center, Bloomington

OATI Microgrid Technology Center, Bloomington

MNGI Digestive Health Chanhassen Clinic, Chanhassen

MNGI Digestive Health Infusion Center, Chanhassen

MNGI Digestive Health Coon Rapids Clinic and Ambulatory Surgery/Endoscopy Center, Coon Rapids

Cuyuna Regional Medical Center, Crosby, March 1-31

Enger Tower, Duluth, March 7-12

Essentia Health Cancer Center, Duluth, March 4

Glensheen Mansion, Duluth, March 7-12

MNGI Digestive Health Eagan Clinic and Ambulatory Surgery/Endoscopy Center, Eagan

Sperry Tower, Eagan

Town Center Water Tower, Eden Prairie

France Ave, Edina, March 6-12

North Memorial Ambulatory Surgery Center at Maple Grove, Maple Grove

MNGI Digestive Health Maplewood Clinic, Maplewood

MNGI Digestive Health Maplewood Ambulatory Surgery/Endoscopy Center, Maplewood

South Country Health Alliance, Medford

American Indian Cancer Foundation Blue Beads Day, Minneapolis, March 24

Angel Foundation, Minneapolis

Capella Tower, Minneapolis

Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis

I-35W St. Anthony Falls Bridge, Minneapolis

IDS Center, Minneapolis

Lowry Avenue Bridge, Minneapolis

Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, March 14 & 16

MNGI Digestive Health Northeast Minneapolis Clinic, Minneapolis

Southside Community Health Services, Minneapolis

Target Field, Minneapolis

Target HQ Lights, Minneapolis

U.S. Bank Stadium, Minneapolis

W Minneapolis – The Foshay, Minneapolis, March 8 & 9

Minnetonka Ambulatory Surgery Center, Minnetonka

Ortonville Area Health Services, Ortonville, March 4

South Country Health Alliance, Owatonna

MNGI Digestive Health Plymouth Clinic and Ambulatory Surgery/Endoscopy Center, Plymouth

Mayo Clinic Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Rochester, March 4

Mayo Clinic Campus, Rochester

City of Saint Louis Park / Louisiana & Hwy 7 Bridge, Saint Louis Park

Nemer Fieger, Saint Louis Park

Allianz Field, Saint Paul

CHS Field, Saint Paul, March 6-12

Minnesota Endoscopy Center, Saint Paul

Sleepy Eye Medical Center, Sleepy Eye

CentraCare – St. Cloud Hospital, St Cloud

Chestnut Street plaza, Stillwater

Water Street Inn, Stillwater

Simonet Funeral Home, Stillwater

MNGI Digestive Health Woodbury Clinic and Ambulatory Surgery/Endoscopy Center, Woodbury

Winona Health, Winona, March 4-13

Mississippi
Pine Grove Behavioral Health & Addiction Services, Hattiesburg

Nevada
City Hall, Las Vegas, March 4 & 8

Eiffel Tower At Paris Las Vegas, Las Vegas

High Roller Observation Wheel, Las Vegas

Historic La Concha Visitors Center, Las Vegas

The Neon Museum, Las Vegas

The STRAT Hotel Casino & Skypod, Las Vegas

The Venetian and Pallazio Tower Signs, Las Vegas

Welcome to Las Vegas Sign, Las Vegas

New Hampshire
Mariner Wealth Advisors at Eagle Square, Concord

University of New Hampshire, Wildcat Stadium, Durham

Great North Aleworks, Manchester, March 1-31

New Jersey
Ocean Health Initiatives (OHI), Lakewood

The Valley Hospital, Ridgewood

Ocean Health Initiatives (OHI), Toms River

“Trenton Makes the World Takes” Sign, Trenton

Bayer US, Whippany

New York
CDPHP (Capital District Physician’s Health Plan), Albany, March 1

The Helmsley Building at 230 Park Avenue, New York

Mid-Hudson Bridge, Poughkeepsie and Highland, March 4

North Carolina
Charlotte Douglas International Airport, Charlotte

Charlotte Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Charlotte

NASCAR Hall of Fame, Charlotte

Wells Fargo’s Duke Energy Center, Charlotte, March 7

Town of Waxhaw, North Carolina Water Tower, Waxhaw, March 1-31

Digestive Health Specialists, DA, Winston-Salem, March 4

Kimpton Cardinal Downtown Hotel, Winston-Salem, March 7-11

Office of Cancer Health Equity, Winston-Salem

North Dakota
CHI St. Alexius Health, Dickinson

Ohio
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Cleveland

Oklahoma
Skydance Bridge, Oklahoma City, March 11

Ross Group, Tulsa

Oregon
The Morrison Bridge, Portland

Pennsylvania

Check out the work being done by the Blue Lights Campaign!

Rhode Island
Sakonnet River Bridge, Portsmouth and Tiverton, March 1

South Dakota
Main Street Square, Rapid City

Texas


Natera, Austin, March 4

Memorial Herman Cypress, Cypress, March 4-14

Moncrief Cancer Institute, Fort Worth, March 4

1300 Main building: Travis Tower, Houston, March 4-14

1600 Smith Building, Houston

601 Jefferson, Houston

9809 Garage, Houston, March 4-14

Air Liquide Center North, Houston, March 4-14

Air Liquide Center South, Houston, March 4-14

Aloft Houston Downtown Hotel, Houston, March 4-14

Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, March 4-14

Buffalo Bayou Park, Houston, March 4-14

CITYCENTRE, Houston, March 4-14

Downtown Aquarium (Exterior Lights/Ferris Wheel), Houston

George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Houston, March 4-14

George R Brown Convention Center Partnership Tower, Houston

Green Street Fountains, Houston, March 4-14

Gus S. Wortham Fountain, Houston, March 4-14

Helfman Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram Fiat, Houston, March 4-14

Helfman River Oaks Chrysler Jeep Dodge, Houston, March 4-14

Hotel ZAZA Memorial City, Houston, March 4-14

Houston Dynamo PNC Stadium, Houston

Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, March 4-14

Houston Police Officers’ Memorial, Houston, March 4-14

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Jones on Main, Houston, March 4-14

Kelsey Seybold, Houston, March 4-14

Kirby Grove, Houston, March 4-14

Memorial City Place, Houston, March 4-14

Memorial City Way Bridges, Houston, March 4-14

Memorial Herman Greater Heights, Houston, March 4-14

Memorial Herman Tower, Houston, March 4-14

Memorial Hermann Medical Plaza, Houston, March 4-14

Memorial Hermann Memorial City, Houston, March 4-14

Memorial Hermann Sarofim Pavilion, Houston, March 4-14

Memorial Hermann Southwest, Houston, March 4-14

Metro National, Houston, March 4-14

Mosaic Condos / Hanover Hermann Park, Houston, March 4-14

Murphy Building, Houston, March 4-14

Murphy Garage, Houston, March 4-14

Nexen Tower, Houston, March 4-14

One Allen, Houston

One Memorial City Plaza, Houston, March 4-14

Phillips 66, Houston, March 5-12

Skate Rink Swoop, Houston, March 4-14

Sky Bridge, Houston, March 4-14

Texas Medical Center Waterwall, Houston, March 1-31

The Fountains at Memorial City, Houston, March 4-14

The Gateway Memorial City, Houston, March 4-14

The McAdams, Houston, March 4-14

The Square at Memorial City, Houston, March 4-14

The Treehouse Memorial City, Houston, March 4-14

The Westin Memorial City, Houston, March 4-14

The Wharf at Avenida, Houston, Houston

Three Memorial City Plaza, Houston, March 4-14

Three Allen, Houston

TMC Security, Houston, March 1-31

TransWestern bldg., Houston, March 4-14

Two Allen, Houston

Two Memorial City Plaza, Houston, March 4-14

Wells Fargo Plaza, Houston, March 4-13

William P. Hobby Airport, Houston, March 4-14

Wings over Water at Avenia Houston, Houston

Memorial Hermann Katy, Katy, March 4-14

Helfman Ford in Sugar Land, Stafford, March 4-14

Memorial Herman Sugarland, Sugar Land, March 4-14

Sugarland Town Square, Sugar Land, March 4

The Smart Financial Centre, Sugar Land

Memorial Herman The Woodlands, The Woodlands, March 4-14

Utah
Huntsman Cancer Institute, Salt Lake City

Washington
Valley Medical Center, Renton

SR 520 Bridge, Seattle

Wisconsin
ThedaCare Regional Cancer Center, Appleton

Unique Salon, Ashland

Aurora BayCare General & Vascular Surgery, Green Bay, March 4

Bellin Health, Green Bay

Alverno College, Milwaukee, March 1-31

Community & Cancer Science Network, March 1-31

Daniel Hoan Memorial Bridge “Hoan Bridge”, Milwaukee

Progressive Community Health Centers, Milwaukee, March 1-31

American Cancer Society- Wisconsin, March 1-31

Thank you to all the volunteers who worked hard to make this happen. Abigail Auxter, Allison Rosen, Alyssa Palmer, Amna Hussein, Amy Lotzer, Angel Molden, Anna Dahlgren, Brittanie White, Chris Mitchell, Glenn MacDermod, Jenelle Elza, Jennifer Diamantis, Jennifer Koziel, Jon Rogers, Jonny Puglia, Julie Hamburg, Katie Robert, Kim Bitto, Kirsten Warmington, Lauren Viles, Lisa Burge, Meg Pledl, Mikayla Bruggeman, Robin Viar, Jensen, Staci DeBus, Suzanne MIller, Tara Belanger, Tim McDonald, and any others that were missed. If you helped light a landmark, please contact us so we can add your name!

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There is still time to get involved! 

Blue lights in Houston TX 2019

1. Download the Toolkits.

Download Volunteer Toolkit Download Health Care Toolkit Access Resource Drive

2. Sign up and request a proclamation for your state using Fight Colorectal Cancer’s Blue Star State Tutorial.

3. Invite local landmarks, health care systems, and other local establishments to “go blue” March 4-13, 2022 (or any time in March that works for them).

4. Request a Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month proclamation from your city’s mayor.

5. Watch the #BlueForCRC training webinar from January 12, to get all the tips and tricks from volunteers who have made these things happen in their communities.

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6. Submit your local landmark going BLUE!

Submit A Landmark

Informational resources available

Share with your family and friends, at places of worship, health fairs, and public events.
Talk about the importance of life-saving colon and rectal cancer screening.

Easy to read, easy to share, and available in multiple languages.

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TIPS AND TRICKS

From volunteer Allison Rosen

  1. Allison Rosen at #BlueforCRC press conference in HoustonStart early, it is hard to get people to commit at the last minute.
  2. If you see a building that was another color (like pink for breast cancer awareness) it has the potential to turn blue.
  3. No place is too small, if a bank or other business is blue, call them. The more buildings and landmarks the better.
  4. If a company, medical center, or business doesn’t have lights ask if they would be willing to wear blue on a certain date and post to social using #BlueforCRC to create social media buzz.
  5. Share the unified messaging and ask those participating to tweet, share it on social. They like it when they are given exactly what to say.
  6. PERSONALIZE EVERYTHING! In every email and phone call include your personal connection to the
    colorectal cancer, as a patient, survivor, or caregiver. Make it really hard to say ‘No’!

See all of Allison’s tips in the #BlueForCRC Volunteer Toolkit.

SAMPLE TWEETS

(include photo if possible)

  1. 1 in 24 Americans will be diagnosed with colorectal cancer in their lifetime. Thank you [tagged landmark or city] for going BLUE to support patients and survivors during Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. #BlueForCRC #RelentlessChampions #colorectalcancer @coloncancercoal @fightcrc
  2. For Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, I’m excited that [tagged landmark or city] is going BLUE to help raise awareness and encourage life-saving screenings for colon and rectal cancer. #BlueForCRC  #RelentlessChampions #colorectalcancer @coloncancercoal @fightcrc
  3. Due to COVID-19, colonoscopy screening for #coloncancer declined nearly 90%. Join me to go #BlueForCRC to raise awareness and encourage preventative screenings. @coloncancercoal @fightcrc

Use #BlueForCRC in all your CRC Awareness posts in March. And add a state-specific hashtag to find others raising awareness in your state.

Thank you for your partnership

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In 2021, landmarks, businesses, and health care systems in 21 states confirmed to “Go Blue” for
Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.

2021 Participating Landmarks