Festival of Wreaths planned at Cannon

PICKENS — AnMed Health Cannon Auxiliary Volunteers will kick off the 2016 Festival of Wreaths and Silent Auction in the front lobby this Thursday, Dec. 1.

Area businesses and individuals have donated beautiful holiday wreaths for the annual event. The silent auction fundraiser continues from Dec. 1-15, and visitors are welcome to come view the wreaths during normal visiting hours. Winning bids will be determined at 1 p.m. on Dec. 15. The wreaths will be available to be picked up by the lucky winners after 1 p.m. on Dec. 15 or from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. on Dec. 16.

The auxiliary will also host the Winterfest Holiday Bazaar on Dec. 1 (9 a.m.-6 p.m.) and Dec. 2 (7 a.m.-4 p.m.) in the classroom located in the Outpatient Services building.

Items handmade by local vendors and AnMed Health Cannon employees including soaps, jewelry, crafts and more will be available for purchase. Both events are open to the general public.

The Auxiliary Gift and Coffee Shoppe is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. for shoppers to find the perfect stocking stuffer for Christmas morning. Scarves, handmade items, flavorings and the popular Rada cutlery are among items to be purchased.

Proceeds from these events benefit the auxiliary and help support AnMed Health Cannon programs, projects, and equipment.