Bidding has started for the Third Annual Purse-A-Palooza at the Vinton Family Medical Clinic. The silent auction began at 7 a.m. on Monday, April 24th and will continue through 5 p.m. Friday, May 5th. The public is welcome to stop in and place their bids anytime during regular clinic hours: Monday, Wednesday & Friday from 7 am-5pm; Tuesday & Thursday from 7 am-6 pm and Saturday morning 8 am – Noon.

You’ll find everything from purses to beach bags stuffed with all kinds of surprises. All the items up for bid have been generously donated by the clinic staff with proceeds going to support improved equipment, special programs, and facilities through the Virginia Gay Hospital Health Care Foundation’s annual campaign.

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