Published on July 23, 2014

Baptist Foundation to host charity art auction

MEMPHIS, TENN., — The Baptist Memorial Health Care Foundation will host its annual Art of Caring event Saturday, Aug. 23, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Memphis Botanic Garden, 750 Cherry Road.

The reception and silent art auction will feature original work specially created for this year’s event. The event will highlight a variety of local artists including Jimpsie Ayers, Carol DeForest, Beth Dixon and Suzanne Henley, and Starkville, Miss., artist Brent Funderburk.

Proceeds from Art of Caring support patient assistance at Baptist Trinity Hospice House and free bereavement services and grief camp programs at the Kemmons Wilson Family Center for Good Grief.

The event is open to the community, and tickets are $40 per person.

To purchase tickets or for more information about Art of Caring, please call 901-227-7123 or visit

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