An auction is planned Sunday at Veterans Memorial Park in Mount Airy as a fundraiser for the facility struggling from the effects of the coronavirus.
The event is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. at the park on West Lebanon Street, featuring a variety of new merchandise that one organizer says will include an array of fun and useful items.
The list includes household goods, tools, toys and more, Judy Mappa Joyner added.
There also will be a silent auction, which at past events at Veterans Memorial Park has included fishing or entertainment packages among other offerings.
In addition, cakes and pies are to be auctioned during the gathering hosted by board members of the park and auxiliaries of the two local groups that own it, the Veterans of Foreign Wars and American Legion.
Sales will be conducted by licensed auctioneers Lee Jarrells, Mike Hutchins and Elaine Shaw.
Other attractions include a 50/50 drawing, a $100 cash drawing and door prizes.
Hot dogs, chips and drinks will be sold during Sunday’s auction billed as an occasion for “great deals and family fun,” from which all proceeds will benefit Veterans Memorial Park.
In recognition of the ongoing pandemic, face masks and