Artisan fair to be hosted by hospital

By Northern Star Staff

The Kishwaukee Hospital Auxiliary will hold its annual Artisan Market 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 17 in the Kishwaukee Hospital Roberts Conference Center.

Handmade items including baked goods, handcrafted candy and fiber arts will be on display. Tickets for raffle baskets will be available for purchase today until the event and are $1 each or $5 for six. Winners will be announced Oct. 20. Funds raised from the event will go toward the Auxiliary Healthcare Scholarship Fund.

“While supporting your local community of artisans, you are also supporting the Kishwaukee Hospital Auxiliary’s fundraising efforts for yearly healthcare scholarships,” said Lisa Campbell, Artisan Market Committee member, according to a Kishwaukee news release. “You are making an important contribution to this community while getting great gifts for yourself, friends and family.”

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