Ask 17 News: Ribbons on Truxtun Avenue

Sheri wants to know, what is the significance of the multi-colered ribbons tied to the trees along Truxtun Avenue?
Sheri wants to know, what is the significance of the multi-colored ribbons tied to the trees along Truxtun Avenue in downtown Bakersfield?

Alison Perkins-Thomas from the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation says November is National Diabetes Awareness month.

The multi-colored ribbons symbolize the colors of JDRF's sneakers. The sneakers represent walking for their annual walk to cure diabetes fundraiser.

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