Art show helps feed those in need
BY TEVIN STINSON
Nearly 50 local artists will be on display at the Senior Services Center this Saturday 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. as they partake in their seventh annual “Art with a Heart” One-Day-Only Art Show and Sale.
All proceeds will go toward the Meals-on-Wheels program, which delivers nutritious meals to the community’s home-bound elderly. Each year, Meals-on-Wheels delivers 250,000 meals to older adults in Winston-Salem and Forsyth County.
Last year, the art show alone provided 17,000 meals and this year’s event is expected to be even bigger.
Cassie Hammons, director of the annual fund and special events, said this year Senior Services is expecting about 400 people to attend the art show. She said in the early stages the event only featured a handfull of local artist and a few paintings. Today the show includes pottery, glassware, and even jewelry.
“We really do have something for everyone,” said Hammons. “It doesn’t matter if you’re a big col-lector or new to buying art, we have something for you.”
Artists featured in this year’s art show include: Peggy Alderman, Lucy Armfield, Karen Bass, Tony Bledsoe, Mary Lea Bradford, Nick Bragg, Joanna Britt, Carole Bryant, Melrose Buchannan, Terri Burke, Rebeccah Byer, Sandra Cieszewski, Ginnie Conway, Harriet Couture, Barbara Cullen, and more than 30 others.
For more information about the 7th Annual “Art with a Heart” One-Day Art Show and Sale, visit www.seniorservices.org.