Auction to benefit CARE

PORTERDALE -- Community Assistance Relief Effort Inc., or CARE, will hold a live auction to benefit families and senior citizens in Porterdale in times of need.

The event will be held 6 to 8 p.m Saturday at the Porterdale Mill Lofts.

Those who make a donation to CARE will receive two drink tickets and a bid number that will allow them to bid as many times as they like. Items up for auction include handmade jewelry, artwork, a fishing pole, used televisions, and a new bicycle.

Entertainment will be provided by musician Phil Thomson.

For more information, call Porterdale City Councilwoman Linda Finger at 678-859-2496 or by email at linda.finger@yahoo.com.-- From staff reports