Wodonga's water tower was lit up in blue across the weekend to support Huntington's Disease awareness.
The Huntington's Victoria initiative has buildings, bridges, stations and other landmarks across the state light up in blue, with Wodonga taking part for the first time this year.
Light up activities for the disease, which causes progressive degeneration of nerve cells in the brain, are usually held during May, but were delayed until October due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Robyn Burgess founded a North East support group for the disease in 2016 after her brother was diagnosed with Huntington's.
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She's been pleased to see this type of awareness in recent years, but knows there's more work to be done.
"We had 12 to 14 people in our social group from places like Wangaratta attend our get together once a month, but it's a hard one with Huntington's because it's not so prolific," Ms Burgess said.
"Unless people have somebody in their family with Huntington's, there's not much knowledge with it in small communities.
"If people have to see a specialist they've either got to go to Sydney or Melbourne."
While Ms Burgess hasn't been running the group in recent months, she might look to reconnect with members in the near future.
Huntington's Victoria CEO Tammy Gardner was thrilled to see Wodonga involved.
"Lighting up these buildings and structures is such an important part of raising awareness about Huntington's disease and demonstrating support for local families who are dealing with this terrible disease every day," she said.
"There are around 100 people with Huntington's Disease in nursing homes in Victoria, including many who are aged under 65."
Melbourne landmarks including Flinders Street station, Melbourne town hall and Bolte Bridge were all turned blue for the cause.