Our PLACE fundraiser
An online silent auction benefitting Our PLACE, an adult day center for people with mid-stage Alzheimer’s or dementia, is 9 a.m. Thursday through 10 p.m. Monday at https://www.32auctions.com/ourplace. More than 200 items will be available, including plane and boat rides, restaurant and store gift certificates, clown parties, princess parties, motorcycle attire, spa visits, home and garden accessories and sports memorabilia.
Three pill collection sites will available 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at Walmart in Lenoir City, the Welcome Center in Tellico Village and the Kahite Clubhouse. For prescription bottles of any color, empty pills into large baggies, securely recap the bottles, black out patient names on labels, place recapped empty bottles in plastic grocery bags and bring baggies of pills and plastic bags to the drop site.
For over-the-counter bottles, empty pills into large baggies, place empty recapped bottles in plastic grocery bags and bring the baggie and plastic bags to the drop site. Injectables, liquids, ophthmalmics, topicals, syringes, needles and sharps will not be accepted.