The annual Wayne County Hospital Auxiliary Fall Festival will be held at the Wayne County Fair Event Center on Thursday, Nov. 21. The meal will begin at 5 p.m. with hot pork sandwiches with gravy or pulled pork sandwiches along with chips, homemade pie and drink being served until 6:30 p.m.
It will be an evening with fun and games including silent auction items and live auction items that will include a golf outing for four at the Honey Creek Preserve with meal, entire Hotel Rea accommodations and crafting experience with Anne Winslow-Cook and breakfast from Sisters at Heart.
Raffle tickets will be sold that include six facials and product from Healthy Skin by Kim, a large carry bag from Cole Goben Leather Craft along with $100 from Hicks Realty, a Humeston shopping spree that includes $100 gift certificates each to Snyder's and Sweet Southern Sass and a $50 gift certificate to Grass Roots and a one-hour photo session for Branded Design Photography.
All proceeds will go to the Obstetrical Department at the Wayne County Hospital and Clinic Systems as they look to purchase items including a post-partum hemorrhage unit, a portable fetal monitor, a panda warmer with NRP upgrade and a portable US machine with total cost of these items at approximately $35,000.
Wayne County is proud to offer maternity services to not only local residents and patients, but outside of the county as well. With several surrounding counties closing their maternity units in the past 18 years, Wayne County Hospital and Clinic Systems continues to offer all maternity services.