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Special Photo Piedmont Newton has placed pink ribbons outside the main entrance to represent each patient who has been diagnosed in 2019. Piedmont Newton currently has 65 patients. On Saturday Oct. 26, the Georgia Grown Artisan Gala’s opening celebration will benefit The Hope Boutique, a local organization serving Newton and Rockdale uninsured breast cancer patients.

COVINGTON Join the Southern Heartland Art Gallery for their second annual two-day Georgia Grown Artisan Gala.

On Saturday Oct. 26, the Gala’s opening celebration will benefit The Hope Boutique, a local organization serving Newton and Rockdale uninsured breast cancer patients.

Starting at 6 p.m., there will be a wearable art fashion show, a silent auction, live music, wine and appetizers and over 40 regional artisans’ work on exhibit and for sale.

Tickets are $20 each with the option of an additional donation available at www.margaretwarfield.net/shop-now/ticket-georgia-grown-artisan-gala-2019 or at the Southern Heartland Art Gallery located at 1132 Monticello St., Covington.

Sunday’s event is open to the public starting at 10 a.m. Presentations include a “Chocolate presentation” at 1:30 p.m. and a fashion show at 3 p.m. Light snacks will be available as well as the artwork from 40 regional artisans.

Contact Janice Baulkmon, 678-230-9740, or Margaret Warfield, 770-364-9021, for additional information.

The Hope Boutique is located at the Newton Women’s Diagnostic Center. The boutique assists patients with rent/mortgage payments, grocery and gas gift cards, utility bill payments and physician copays in addition to wigs, bras and prosthetics.