Yard sale to benefit mother-baby unit at MedWest-Harris

A community yard sale held from noon to 8 p.m., Friday, Aug. 10, and from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 11, in the MedWest-Harris parking lot will benefit the Mother and Baby Unit at MedWest-Harris.

People wishing to donate to the community yard sale can drop a variety of items off at the old Sylva Medical Center. Donations will be accepted until 5 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 9.

For more information about the community yard sale, call MedWest-Harris & Swain Foundation Assistant Linda Claus at 828.631.8924.

The community yard sale is sponsored by Dr. Charles H. Toledo of WNC Pediatric and Adolescent Care in Sylva. Toledo is a candidate in the Disco King contest, which is part of the MedWest-Harris & Swain Foundation’s upcoming “That ‘70s Gala” fundraiser on Saturday, Aug. 25. As part of the contest, Toledo is competing to be the Disco King who raises the most money for the “That 70s Gala” which is benefiting MedWest-Harris’ Mother and Baby Unit.

The “That ‘70s Gala” at 6:30 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 25, at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino & Hotel Event Center in Cherokee will feature an evening of disco dancing, fine dining, a silent auction and more. Now in its 13th year, the Gala is the Foundation’s largest fundraiser. Reservations are $100 per person. For more information about sponsorships, the “That ‘70s Gala” or the Foundation, contact Executive Director of Foundations Steve Brown at 828.631.8924.

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