The 58th Fitzgibbon Hospital Auxiliary Holiday Bazaar to raise funds for Fitzgibbon Hospital will he held from 3 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 17, at the Martin Community Center. The event has changed in its makeup and its location through the years, but it is always a great time for a good cause! The vendor booths, silent auction and bake sale will begin at the Martin Community Center at 3 p.m., with the chili supper and children’s activities kicking off at 4 p.m. All other activities planned for the event will conclude at 7:30 p.m.
Proceeds benefit equipment “wish lists” within departments at Fitzgibbon Hospital and The Living Center as well as continuing education and scholarships for Fitzgibbon and TLC staff.
This year’s Holiday Bazaar will include:
Chili/Soup Supper – Adults, $10, Kids aged 8 and under, $5 — includes a bowl of soup or chili, pimiento cheese sandwich or hot dog, drink and a dessert. The food line opens at 4 p.m. Orders may be taken for both “eat-in” and carry-out.
4 Raffles drawing – Beef and More features one half prime grain-fed beef, processing and a 15-cubic foot, frost-free chest freezer with free delivery in Saline County; Stash of Ca$h features an opportunity to win $1,000; Grillin’ and Chillin’ features a Traeger Grill, Blackstone Propane Griddle Cooking Station and a $100 gift certificate to S&P’s Quality Meats in Marshall; How ‘bout them apples? features an iPad Air, smart keyboard folio, and an Apple Watch SE (2nd gen, cellular-capable) . Tickets sell for $20 each. Or you may mix and match three tickets for $50. These tickets are available in The Gift Shop at Fitzgibbon Hospital. For questions, call (660) 886-7431 ext. 596.
Silent Auction - Fitzgibbon Hospital departments put together fun-filled, themed baskets for the silent auction. The baskets are filled with wonderful items to give as presents to others, or enjoy on your own. Past baskets have featured everything from lottery tickets, to Chiefs’ themed apparel to electronics and gift certificates.
Bake Sale – Fitzgibbon Hospital Auxiliary home-baked cakes, pies, cookies, breads and more; Patsy Dehn’s cinnamon rolls.
Vendor Booths – As always, vendors offering a variety of gift items from our local community will be on-hand to make your Christmas buying simple and convenient along with gift options for all ages thanks to the Fitzgibbon Hospital Auxiliary Gift Shop.
Children’s Area - FREE cookie decorating, craft, face painting and letter writing to Santa. Photos with Santa and special holiday backdrops will be available for $6, from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. There will also be a self-service selfie station for Christmas photos.
For more information, call Fitzgibbon Auxiliary Ambassadors Coordinator Rachel Miles at (660) 886-7431 ext. 667.