"Art of Healing" auction raises money for foundation

LAUREL, MS (WDAM) - Dozens of works of art were auctioned Saturday night at an event to raise money for the South Central Health Care Foundation. The 3rd annual, "Art of Healing" auction at the main offices of Sanderson Farms featured about 200 pieces of art, mostly from the local area.

The event consisted of both a silent and live auction of oil paintings, jewelry and woodworking. "The foundation was established in 1993 and that goes towards healthcare, community screenings, healthcare initiatives, wellness screenings, support groups," said Brook Burroughs, director of community relations for South Central Regional Medical Center.

Organizers hoped to raise about $30,000 dollars from the auction.

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