Holston Valley Co-Workers Give Back To Community, Host Charity Trunk Sale
Saturday morning garage sale aficionados plan to scour
neighborhoods, find overlooked treasures and help sellers earn a little extra
cash. But next weekend, they can peruse a one-stop sale that benefits the
On Saturday, Sept. 15, Holston
Valley Medical Center will host a trunk sale from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in
its Ravine Street parking garage. Co-workers throughout the hospital have
rented parking spaces from which they will sell their used and unneeded items.
Proceeds from the space rentals will benefit Wellmont Health System’s annual employee
giving campaign, which provides funds to local United Way agencies, Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals,
cancer patients and other beneficial programs for the community and the health
system. Sellers may also choose to donate their profits.
“Our physicians and co-workers do an excellent job of caring
for patients at the hospital, but to truly improve wellness, we want to reach
further into the community,” said Brenda White, an administrative secretary in
the hospital’s radiology department and one of the event’s coordinators. “By
partnering with the United Way and other organizations, we can make an even
greater impact on the region.”
Holston Valley will also sell popcorn and drinks as an
The public is invited to the event, though all sellers will
be Wellmont employees. To learn more, please call White at 423-224-6810.